Help One Now empowers families in developing countries through high-capacity local leaders with proven solutions to end extreme poverty.

Our vision is to empower 100,000 families to end extreme poverty in their lives by 2030.

Empowering Leaders

Help One Now empowers local leaders through friendship and partnership. We work with leaders who are already working effectively in their respective communities. These leaders are friends and partners in the fight against extreme poverty. They are our greatest resource, and without them, sustainable change is impossible.

Empowering Families

We serve in some of the poorest communities in the world, where people live on less than $2 US per day. In these communities, empowering families through education and entrepreneurship has proven to be the most effective course for long term change, creating a hand up to build a better future for themselves.

WHERE WE WORK

BELIZE

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

ETHIOPIA

HAITI

MALAWI

PERU

UGANDA

ZIMBABWE

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LEADERSHIP

Chris Marlow

Chris Marlow

Founder & CEO

In 2007, Chris met a starving young child living in an abandoned gas station in Zimbabwe. That encounter compelled him to start Help One Now and dedicate his life to seeking justice by empowering leaders and organizing a wide table of people to do good together. He currently lives in downtown Raleigh with his wife, two daughters, and his German Shepherd pup.

Website: http://chrismarlow.me

Aschalew Abebe

Aschalew Abebe

Global Empowerment Director

Brigid O'Boyle

Brigid O'Boyle

Chief Operating Officer

Edward Magumba

Edward Magumba

Uganda Director

Eyerusalem Halie

Eyerusalem Halie

Ethiopia Operations Director

Gaétan Alcégaire

Gaétan Alcégaire

Haiti Director - Yahve Shamma

Jean Alix Paul

Jean Alix Paul

Haiti Director - Spirit of Truth

Jean St Cyr

Jean St Cyr

Haiti Director - ACLAPROTECH

John Chinyowa

John Chinyowa

Zimbabwe Director

Julie & Nigel Miguel

Julie & Nigel Miguel

Belize Directors

Lamar Stockton

Lamar Stockton

International Operations Director

Mercedes Malpartida

Mercedes Malpartida

Peru Director

Payton Junkin

Payton Junkin

Strategic Partnerships Director

Rod Davis

Rod Davis

Dominican Republic Director

Scott Shackleton, CPA, MBA

Scott Shackleton, CPA, MBA

Chief Financial Officer

Wondimu Begashaw

Wondimu Begashaw

Ethiopia Director

STAFF

Alison Morriss

Alison Morriss

Regional Advocate

Anna Dengler

Anna Dengler

Communications Coordinator

Anne Bazemore

Anne Bazemore

Communications Intern

Austin Collins

Austin Collins

Visual Media Coordinator

Ben Bumba

Ben Bumba

Uganda Empowerment Coordinator

Brennon Bloemendaal

Brennon Bloemendaal

International Field Manager

Brunache Wilberge

Brunache Wilberge

Haiti Empowerment Coordinator

Debebe  Regassa

Debebe Regassa

Debre Zeit Empowerment Coordinator

Deneke Daricho

Deneke Daricho

Sodo Empowerment Coordinator

Doreen Lubwama

Doreen Lubwama

Uganda Operations Coordinator

Elton & Shamiso Majakwara

Elton & Shamiso Majakwara

Zimbabwe Operations Coordinators

Genessa Newberry

Genessa Newberry

International Programs Manager

Jhon Mondesir

Jhon Mondesir

Haiti Operations Coordinator

Kimberley Pollard-Oluwadare

Kimberley Pollard-Oluwadare

Belize Empowerment Coordinator

Madeline Robless

Madeline Robless

Project Manager

Dr. Magalie Surling

Dr. Magalie Surling

Haiti Clinic Manager

Necole Marlow

Necole Marlow

Co-Founder

Rosena Joseph

Rosena Joseph

Ferrier Village Manager

Willie Malpartida

Willie Malpartida

Peru Operations Coordinator

Ydekel Capellan

Ydekel Capellan

Dominican Republic Empowerment Coordinator

Yeudy Dandrades

Yeudy Dandrades

Dominican Republic Operations Coordinator

Zembelachew Kifetew

Zembelachew Kifetew

Gunchire Empowerment Coordinator

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MIKE RUSCH

BOARD CHAIR

Mike Rusch currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Pure Charity, a nonprofit dedicated to building world class technology solutions for Nonprofit Organizations, Individual Fundraising, and Community Advocacy.  Prior to Pure Charity, Mike worked for Nickelodeon, The Walt Disney Company, Hershey Foods, and served in the US Marine Corps. Mike is a husband of 22 years, father of 4, a lover of a great story, and never too far from a fly-fishing river.

DR. ADAM MAASS

BOARD VICE-CHAIR

Dr. Adam Maass has been married to his high school sweetheart, Stephanie, for 23 years. They have five girls. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, but now loves living in the South. He is a follower of Jesus, humbly saved only by His grace. He is privileged to be able to work as a physician here in the US and all over the world.

KORIE ROBERTSON

BOARD MEMBER

Korie Robertson is best known as a star of A&E’s hit television show Duck Dynasty, but she is also a New York Times bestselling author and oversees the Robertson family’s licensing opportunities. Korie and her family have joined us on trips to Ethiopia, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Uganda, and Peru.

CHARLES LEE

BOARD MEMBER

Charles Lee is the Founder & CEO at Ideation, an idea-execution company that specializes in helping brands scale their business by effectively integrating their strategic plans into day-to-day implementation. He is also the author of Good Idea. Now What? How to Move Ideas to Execution, a practical book designed to help people move ideates to implementation.

KRISTIN BUSE

BOARD MEMBER

Kristin Buse currently serves as the Co-Founder and Manager of Nonprofit development at Pure Charity, a nonprofit dedicated to building world class technology solutions for Nonprofit Organizations, Individual Fundraising, and Community Advocacy.  Kristen lives in Bentonville, Arkansas with her husband Ben and their daughter Elise.

SETH HAINES

BOARD SECRETARY

Seth Haines is a working stiff who is lucky enough to call the Ozark Mountains home. I am blessed to be the husband of Amber Haines and the father of four boys. I enjoy good sentences, good music, good food, and good fly fishing. I pen my notions regarding faith, creativity, marriage, culture, and whatever else strikes me as word-worthy. I hope you’ll follow along.

LINDSEY NOBLES

BOARD MEMBER

Lindsey Nobles has worked across the for-profit, non-profit, and ministry sectors in Event Planning and Management, Marketing, Merchandising, Communications, Development and Operations. Lindsey currently heads up Marketing and Business Development for Onsite, the world-wide leader in personal growth and therapeutic workshops.

MIKE HENSLEY

BOARD TREASURER

Mike Hensley is a partner at a large financial services firm after owning his own firm for 9 years. He lives in Raleigh, NC with his wife, three daughters, and three labradoodles. He serves on the board for a couple of other charities focused on helping children and their families locally, and is thrilled to expand his efforts globally with Help One Now. Mike has seen the work of Help One Now and our local leaders first hand in both Haiti and Peru.

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