Togo Administrative Staff
Jonas Nouhoum Akondo
Jonas is honored to be the Program Director for Pathways Togo. He first joined Pathways Togo in 2013 as Program Administrator. Since then, he has been able to maintain and improve the quality of the scholarship program with the support of the US-based Board of Directors and partners in Togo. Most recently, Jonas was selected for the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI). In the past, he also completed a Peace Corps Internship for six months where, among other skills, he learned the importance of sending girls to school. His objectives are to help promote Pathways' vision of girls’ education and their empowerment. His commitment to women’s education in Togo began at the University of Lome where he earned a Bachelor’s of Art in English degree with a focus on Gender and Development.
After completing a degree in accounting, Yashmine simultaneously earned a BA in English and a Masters of Finance. Prior to joining the Pathways Togo team, she worked with NGOs like Global Concerned and SOS Village d'Enfants where she learned that no matter how small the contribution, it greatly benefits the individual. Her goal now is to help Pathways Togo maintain financial health, establish fiscal procedures, and assist in securing funding that ensures the future of our organization.
Amavi Kafui Azianti
University Program Administrator
Amavi Kafui Azianti is a brave young woman committed to promoting girls’ education. Kafui holds a Master's degree in Project Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Local Development. She has previously worked as a volunteer with Plan International - Togo and as a project coordinator at a children’s development center in partnership with Compassion International Togo. Since 2013, she has worked with various community groups to promote their self-development and well-being, particularly on topics such as child protection, the promotion of gender equity, girls’ education, and entrepreneurship. She has also been a trainer at Peace Corps camp programs. As a result of her hard work, Kafui was selected for the Civic Leadership program at the YALI Regional Center of Leadership in Dakar, Senegal in July 2018.
Middle School/High School Program Administrator
Grace ATTIGNON joined Pathways Togo staff in January 2021; She will serve as the Program Administrator for middle and high school scholars. Her career objective is to contribute to build a world where girls and women are not afraid to be "themselves" under the weight of social norms which crush them, thus slowing their full and personal development. Grace graduated in community development studies, as a youth advisor for educational, social and cultural activities in Benin National Institute of Youth and Sports. Before joining Pathways Togo she was Youth Advisor for School Clubs created by Plan Togo in recent years, and she was the Director of the "Girls home" for AGAR Association. Her previous work experience had foster her to become allergic to any form of injustice and violence against women. Her hard work had rewarded her as the 2017 "Best Woman Volunteer" of Togo. She is convinced that her career alongside Pathways Togo will bring her much more satisfaction through her determination to work to eliminate barriers that prevent young girls to enroll in education in Togo.