Our Development Team

Our diverse team is composed by Volunteer people at our headquarters, by regional staff that work at the community level and at academic institutions, and by external collaborating specialists and development experts. Some of our colleagues and volunteers are located in different parts of the world to cover different communities’ needs (read more here). The general operations management is conducted at our headquarters in Vienna, Austria, where a truly multinational and multidisciplinary Volunteer  team is based.

The majority of our motivated volunteers are local residents of their communities, and thus are able to sustainably and effectively assist these communities establish and conduct their own development practices.


Prof. Ravi S. Sharma


Department of Operation and Management

Professor at ACIS – UC Business School. More about me here. I am playing the role of Volunteer Academic Advisor/Quality Assurance of  ongoing programmes. This is admirable work you are doing. Young people + energy + knowledge = the future.

Mrs. Polina Klishova

Department of Operation and Management

I’m a volunteer and work with KFDWB from May 2017. Originally, I’m from Russia, but currently live in Vienna. In KFDWB I’m responsible for fundraising strategy. I’m happy to contribute in a young NGO by implementing my previously gained experience. Thus, I can help KFDWB to become more successful and sustainable NGO!

Ms. Karolina Mašková

Department of Operation and Management

I am a Volunteer.  I am based in Vienna. I am providing advice to new incoming Student Trainees and helping them to understand quickly the working environment.  Before joining the Volunteer Team  I was  Erasmus+ trainee . – Read more here.



Department of Operation and Management

I am a KFDWB remote volunteer. I am based in Cameroon. I am glad to join the KFDWB team as Regional moderator for the Open community platform (click here for more details) in Cameroon. My goals as an community actor goals in line with the objectives of the organisation to tackle the sustainable development goals and achieve the 2063 Agenda of the African Union. Youths have a powerful role to play for our society to achieve sustainable development and this open community platform is a means to get everyone engaged.

Ms. Alessia Simoncelli

Department of Operation and Management

I am from Italy and I am doing my Erasmus+ Training.  I am currently responsible for the development of a Business Case and a Training Plan with the Logical Framework Approach. After this project I will participate in the developement and update of   the prototype of our OpenCommunity platform  (click here for more details). This experience allows me to exploit the Local Development master graduation practicing project design and management for international cooperation. I chose to work in KFDWB since it fosters education for knowledge in Sub-Saharan Africa enhancing inclusion, participation and vocational training.

 Mr. Stefan Djuric

Department of Operation and Management

I will be an intern and based in Vienna. I  will do my  compulsory traineeship.  I  will assist in risk assesment, funding and budgeting development.

Mr. Israel Baroso

Department of Operation and Management

I’m a Brazilian student currently living in Bologna, Italy.  As a KFDWB remote volunteer, I’m responsible for the development of training materials within our community of practice platform. I believe in the possibility to unite technology and political thought to foster the community well being, and that human capacity to create innovation can serve to the good. To see that good solutions can be shared and to effectively make it possible through the use of ICTs is a great way to contribute to the success of the Sustainable Development Goals.   – Read more here.