Contact Us

For general Jolly Futures enquiries, please contact Louise Gittins, our Programme Manager, via louise@jollyfutures.org. For more specific enquiries, please find the relevant contacts listed below.

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Christopher Jolly

Director, Jolly Futures CIC & Managing Director, Jolly Learning

Chris has played a leading role in advocating for the spread of the Jolly Futures Programme around the world, since it was initiated in 2006. He has travelled to almost all Jolly Futures countries with the aim of improving English literacy levels amongst underpriviledged children.

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Louise Gittins, PhD

Director & Jolly Futures Programme Manager, Jolly Futures, CIC

Louise has been managing Jolly Futures projects across Africa since 2011. She has a PhD in a rights-based approach to improving literacy in Nigeria from the University of York and is a UK-qualified teacher.

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Gilbert Jolly

Director & Technology Developer, Jolly Futures CIC

Gilbert has been developing software for Jolly Phonics and Jolly Futures since 2015. He also has extensive experience of engaging directly with users of his tools on the ground in Africa.

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Sian Summers Issa

Project Coordinator, Jolly Futures CIC

Sian has been supporting Jolly Futures projects across Africa since 2018. She has a postgraduate in Early Years Development and is also a teacher and Jolly Phonics Trainer.

List of contacts

Cameroon

Gary Foxcroft

CEO, Universal Learning Solutions

Cote d'Iviore

Emile Meledje Akpa

CEO, RESSOURCES OPTIMALES,

Eritrea

Luwam Araya Bahibi

Jolly Phonics Trainer, Jolly Futures Manager and Educational Consultant

Ethiopia

Zemene Mersha

Projects Manager – Gondar office, Together We Learn – Ethiopia

Rory Dillon

Projects and Programmes Manager, Together We Learn

Elsa Kebede

Country Director, Together We Learn – Ethiopia

Luwam Araya Bahibi

Jolly Phonics Trainer, Jolly Futures Manager and Educational Consultant

Ghana

Roberta Emma Amos-Abanyie

CEO Ingit Jolly Phonics Foundation

Guinea

Olufunmi Bankole

Lead Trainer, Optimalpath Consulting LTD

India

Dr. SV Gomathi

Jolly Futures Project Manager

Shainaz Jussa

Founder & Director, Phonickids

Kenya

Sian Summers Issa

Kenya Country Director, Universal Learning Solutions & Jolly Phonics Trainer

Lesotho

Sharon Flint

Education Officer, Dolen Cymru

Liberia

Comfort Enders

Country Manager - Jolly Phonics

Malawi

Nikki Luxford

Corporate Partnerships, Marketing and Volunteering Manager, Ripple Africa

Namibia

Hileni Amukana

Director, Directorate of Education, Arts and Culture- Oshana Region, Namibia

Nigeria

Gary Foxcroft

CEO, Universal Learning Solutions

Patrick Uzu

Nigeria Country Director, Universal Learning Solutions

Pakistan

Tahira Sheikh

Jolly Phonics Professional Trainer

Rwanda

Julius Twahirwa

Education Coordinator, Shelter Them

Sierra Leone

Olusola Kemi Oladapo-Tonade

Sierra Leone Country Director & Jolly Phonics Trainer

South Africa

Daisy Reddy

South Africa Country Director, Universal Learning Solutions

Gary Foxcroft

CEO, Universal Learning Solutions

South Sudan

Luwam Araya Bahibi

Jolly Phonics Trainer, Jolly Futures Manager and Educational Consultant

Uganda

Nalubega Agnes

Director Smart Teachers' Toolbox-Uganda

Luwam Araya Bahibi

Jolly Phonics Trainer, Jolly Futures Manager and Educational Consultant

Zambia

Dan Whitcombe

Director of Operations, Beyond Ourselves Zambia