Gustavo, based at Guludo, is Nema’s overall Manager. Gustavo is from central Mozambique and has a passion for development and fighting poverty in his country. An ex-scholar himself, his enthusiasm for Nema is utterly infectious and is a daily inspiration for our scholars and beneficiaries alike.
Assane started working for Nema in 2007. In 2014 he was promoted to team leader and is now responsible for the activities of the team.
Additionally, he leads the water projects and is capable of training others, spotting problems and efficiently finding solutions. Assane is a Guludo native and has high standing in the local community.
Not unusual for these parts, Assane has a trifling 7 kids.
Amina Tuair Combo
Amina is Nema’s feistiest member. Only joining in 2012 Amina is involved in the HIV/AIDS projects and the enterprise group. A keen team member she has learnt a lot in 2 years and has recently taken on responsibility for the Macomia school scholars.
Amina and her very large family are Guludo residents, many of them working for Nema and Guludo Beach Lodge.
Amina has 2 children; her 19 year old daughter is a Nema scholar, and her 3 year old son is sure to get the family motivation.
UPDATE: Amina sadly passed away recently and we miss her desperately. Her daughter, Mbuque, a previous Nema scholar, has taken over her position. (Photo and bio coming soon)
Abudu was one of the first intake of Nema secondary school scholars. He has been working with Nema since 2012 mostly within the health areas, including HIV and leading the current eye project. He is also responsible for the majority of the secondary school scholars.
Abudu’s family is scattered but he lives in Guludo and is not yet married.
Abacar is Nema’s “mestry”: building expert. He has worked for Nema since 2011 and started as a construction worker on a school project, progressing to supervisor. He now works on all Nema construction projects and is the point lead for any building assignments.
Abacar is another Guludo resident, his mum is the Guludo Beach Lodge staff cook and he has 3 young girls.
Abushir is Nema’s tailor. Working out of the lodge shop since 2013 he makes all of the capulana (fabric) produce which showcase Nema to the lodge guests.
Abushir also makes staff and scholar uniforms. Abushir has 3 older children and lives in Ningaia.