Committed to the Calling
Brian's life experience of living in East Africa for over thirty years only serves to enhance the vision and drive to improve upon our Non-Profit Organization. Our Founder is focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity.
With a passion to see lives changed, Sheli brings a forward-motion drive to our Life 4 Refugees team. Carrying a great love for the under-served coupled with administrative giftings she efficiently helps our organization fulfill its commission.
Refugee Outreach Specialist
Together with his wife, Cecile, the Nkulwes daily impact the refugee community. As refugees themselves, they totally identify with the challenges faced by those who have been resettled in the United States. In August of 2019, Fikiri was the honored recipient of "The Refugee of the Year" award by Exodus Refugee Immigration for the tireless work he has done for countless refugees.
Director of Community Outreach
With us since 2018, Julianne brings with her tremendous knowledge of and love for the African people. After spending a year in East Africa teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) she now uses those skills to teach refugees and strives to enhance their language and social skills. In addition, Julianne connects L4R services with neighboring communities in order to provide the needs represented.
Ivan Gosnell joined Life 4 Refugees, Inc. with the vision and drive to improve upon our Non-Profit Organization, and focuses on developing the organization with experience and integrity. Having spent time overseas, he has a personal awareness of the plight of the refugee community.