Team Scotland

Phyllis Hutchison

Founder and Chairperson

Throughout her life Phyllis has cared passionately for animals working as a volunteer with many and varied organisations.  She has also worked extensively in the voluntarysector with profoundly handicapped children, elderly projects and victim support.  Her career has been just as varied from sales, researcher to development officer.  Her sense of justice and fairness permeates her every action and it is with this in mind, now retired, she devotes her time to campaigning and advocating the benefits and brilliant work that Mbwa wa Africa do in Tanzania.  
Phyllis Hutchison

David Devlin

Treasurer

David has worked for many years with disabled people. He is very passionate about music and literature adoring Chopin and Charles Dickens. He loves photography and has been able to indulge this when visiting Tanzania taking many stunning pictures along the way. His love for Tanzania is very evident, from the splendid endless vastness of...
David Devlin

Lauren Hannah

Marketing Manager

Lauren is a university marketing graduate who recently joined the team. She is a keen animal lover with two cats at home and has been vegetarian since the age of 6. With a background in art and design Lauren has designed the artwork for Friends of Mbwa wa Africa.
Lauren Hannah

Aloyce Gelase

Aloyce was born and raised in Tanzania, East Africa and moved to the UK 16 years ago to study. Introduced to Phyllis at a social gathering Aloyce was amazed at the work Mbwa Wa Africa are doing in his home country. Having witnessed the horrors of rabies first handhe didn’t hesitate to volunteer his services...
Aloyce Gelase