Laura is a teacher, specializing in English and Kiswahili language education and ICT in education. She is currently working with Mount Meru University having recently completed her Masters in Education degree at the Aga Khan University in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Teaching at Mount Meru University allows her to be near to her home at the base of Mount Kilimanjaro, and many of the world famous parks of Tanzania, including Lake Manyara National Park and the Serengeti National Park.
Laura's heart belongs to teaching but she also has a passion for fashion! She has personally ensured that each of the Ukundi products is of extremely high quality. Laura also works hard to ensure that each of the craftspeople has a relationship with Ukundi which is based on respect and fair trade principles
Suzy traveled to Tanzania in the summer of 2009. She is deeply committed to animal rights and enjoys any chance to be in nature. While in Tanzania she had the opportunity to go on safari and see uncountable species of animals and birds in national parks including the Serengeti, Lake Manyara, and Ngorongoro Crater. Despite a busy schedule completing an After-Degree in Education, Suzy has volunteered to coordinate Ukundi attendance at Trade-Shows, Craft sales and other events.