Our Team


Erin Zaikis

Founder | Sundara

Erin Zaikis is the founder of Sundara. Based in New York City, she created Sundara with a dream to provide soap, hygiene education and livelihood opportunities for communities in need.


Win Thuya

Sundara | Myanmar

Win Thuya is the head of Sundara's Myanmar team. Based in Yangon, Thuya has a passion for sustainability and started a charitable library and literacy center in his hometown of Bagan.


Kenneth Desouza

Sundara | India

Kenneth Desouza is the head of Sundara's India team. Based in Mumbai, Kenneth comes to Sundara with decades of experience in Indian non-profits and expertise in e-learning.


Noah Ssempijja

Sundara | Uganda

Noah Ssempijja is the head of Sundara's Uganda team. Based outside of Kampala, Noah has worked with rural development and livelihood programs with the Grameen Foundation and founded Youth Initiative for Community Empowerment (YICE).


Michelle Fusco

Director of Development | Canada

Michelle is the Director of Program Development. Based in Toronto, Michelle has a Post-Graduate degree in International Development and 8+ years of experience working in the field, with a special focus on youth development.

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