Our team in Benin

The Foundation’s Beninese team is made up of 21 employees with varied backgrounds and skills.

  • Marcienne Houénou, a graduate in hospital management and former manager of Saint-Jean-de-Dieu hospital in Boko, has been director of our Foundation in Benin since 2017. She directs everything.
  • Marie Claire Dansi joined the team in October 2022 and works closely collaboration with Marcienne as administrative and financial manager.
  • Moussa Ousmane Yaya and Samadou Sidi, both trained agronomists, are responsible for the day-to-day implementation of agricultural projects.
  • Eric Dossou-Gbété is a nutritionist-dietitian, and responsible for the nutrition component. He supervises the team of twelve animators who live and work in the villages.
  • Chamsou-Dine Baguiri, a graduate in journalism, joined the team in March 2021. He is responsible for communication to give news of our activities to supporters, donors, partners and even the curious!
  • Isséré Atcha, graduate in applied statistics and responsible for monitoring and evaluation of all Foundation projects in Benin. He joined the team in June 2022.
  • Rahmat Sokouinto is also joining the family of staff working in Benin as a facilitator for the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) project.
  • Adam Malla Issifou, the person in charge of the incubation center in Tinré
  • Thirteen social workers who support the malnutrition project as food ambassadors. Under the direction of Eric Dossou-Gbété, they operate in their own village and in surrounding villages. They are therefore well integrated into their work environment.

A multidisciplinary team motivated and committed to the mission of the Foundation!

Marcienne Houénou
Marcienne Houénou

Interview with Adam Malla Issifou, manager of the incubation center

Chams-dine, our communications officer, visited Adam Malla Issifou, the head of the incubation center in Tinré

Meet and greet with Chamsou-Dine Baguiri

My name is Chamsou-Dine BAGUIRI. I have a baccalaureate B in literature and economics and a license in technical information and communication sciences, option journalism.

Two new colleagues for the local team in Benin

Isséré and Marie-Claire have recently joined the team in Benin. We are happy to introduce you to them.

Rahmat Sokouinto, dietician and nutritionist

The team of our Fondation is expanding: Rahmat Sokouinto, dietician and nutritionist, joins the local team.

Eric Dossou-Gbete, Nutrition Animator at the Foundation

As a Beniner of 29 years old, married, father of a son, I hold the state diploma of a license in Nutrition and Dietetics.