Oxford HR placed Saranel Benjamin into the role. Saranel has nearly thirty years’ experience working to advance gender and racial justice. She began her career in South Africa working in the trade union movement where she launched the first School for Trade Union Women. For the past ten years, she has worked in the United Kingdom in the international NGO (INGO) sector. She has worked at War on Want, Action Aid UK, and, most recently, Oxfam Great Britain as Head of Partnerships.
Saranel says that working for Mama Cash is a ‘long-standing dream come true.’
Saranel’s co-Executive Director, Happy Mwende Kinyili, noted: