people giving their time, knowledge and skills, to help us
make a positive change

We are proud and grateful for the support of many key people who collaborate with us in our work, providing crucial support to our programmes and our organisation. The enormous range of skills, experience and expertise they bring, and their commitment and care, makes us stronger and helps us improve the lives of many people in need, making lasting change.

Some key collaborators​

Susana Rafalli

Susana Rafalli

Caracas, Venezuela.

With over 20 years of experience in public nutrition and food security in emergency situations, Susana is key to the response to the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela. Founder and adviser of the Ponte Poronte programme, she continues to provide support and training to its design and implementation.
Cecilia Scorza

Cecilia Scorza

Munich, Germany.

Cecilia works in Physics at LMU Munich. Worried about child malnutrition in Venezuela, she joined Meals4Hope in 2018. Cecilia represents us in Germany, forming support networks that aim to respond to the humanitarian emergency and develop sustainable solutions to help those most vulnerable.
Daniela Plana

Daniela Plana

Manchester, UK.

A lecturer in chemical and physical sciences at Keele University, Daniela has worked with us since the start. Her key areas of support are in communication, translation and proofreading, whilst also providing support for our social media and website.
María Eugenia Urbina

María Eugenia Urbina

Canada.

Sensitive and generous, María Eugenia has Venezuela in her heart. Worried about the situation of children in the country, in 2018 her family gave us a generous donation that allowed us to grow as an organisation. Since then, the Urbina-Fauser family has become part of the Meals4Hope family, their trust and solidarity has been key to all we do.
Mariela Hernández

Mariela Hernández

Madrid, Spain.

Mariela is part of the team of volunteers in Madrid. Always ready to support where there is a need, she actively works creating partnerships and promoting fundraising activities to send humanitarian aid to Venezuela.
Belén Cianciardo

Belén Cianciardo

Barcelona, Spain.

A civil engineer with a huge heart, Belén is part of our Barcelona team. Since 2017, she promotes and takes part in activities that raise awareness, fundraise and send humanitarian aid to Venezuela. She is also the “godmother” of the Community Home in Duaca, directly supporting the volunteers and children of that Home.
Karelia González

Karelia González

Barcelona, Spain.

A lawyer and coach, sensitive and worried about the situation in Venezuela, since 2017, Karelia coordinates the collection of humanitarian aid in Barcelona. She is part of our active team of volunteers in the city, also organising fundraising events.
Manuel Alcaíno

Manuel Alcaíno

Manchester, UK.

Manuel works as a software engineer at the BBC in Manchester. Since 2019 he supports us in technical areas and has been key in the development and maintenance of our website.
Andrea Pizzolante

Andrea Pizzolante

Zaragoza, Spain.

Andrea has been one of our collaborators since the very beginning. A creative and enthusiastic graphic designer, she supports us with graphics and audiovisual materials and resources for our programmes and for awareness and fundraising campaigns.

Angie Rinaudo

Angie Rinaudo

Barcelona, Spain.

Angie is an Argentinian with a Venezuelan heart. She is part of the group of volunteers in Barcelona, Spain, always ready to support us in whatever is needed, coming up with ideas and developing initiatives that help raise awareness of what is happening in Venezuela and raising funds for our programmes.
Andrés González

Andrés González

London, UK.

A sociologist and data scientist, consultant at The World Bank, Andrés works with us since 2019, supporting the design and development of systems and information processes for various projects. He currently supports the data base and analysis for the Ponte Poronte programme.
Ani Moani de Oteyza

Ani Moani de Oteyza

Ibiza, Spain.

A part of the volunteering group in Barcelona, Spain, since 2017, she has promoted and taken part in activities that raise awareness, fundraise and send humanitarian aid to Venezuela. Now in Ibiza, she continues to support organisational and promotional aspects of our work.