Country Coordinators

India

Jackson H.

Jackson is a HELP international alumnus that has been both a volunteer and a country coordinator in Thailand. He served an LDS mission in Thailand and speaks the Thai language fluently. He worked on youth development, public health, and business and entrepreneurship projects. Some of these projects included a multi-village soccer tournament, women's health initiatives and starting a tea and banana farm. Jackson is passionate about international development and helping others learn the necessary skills to thrive in their own environment. He is studying nutritional science and plans to apply to medical school this summer. He hopes to be able to combine his love of medicine and international development in future years.

Kiana D.

Kiana graduated from Brigham Young University, where she majored in Public Health with an emphasis in Health Promotion. In 2014, she spent two months in Leogane, Haiti training locals to be community health educators. For her Senior Internship, she served as the Education Outreach Specialist as well as on the Rape Crisis Team for the Center for Women and Children in Crisis. Kiana also worked as a volunteer case manager for a Bhutanese refugee family through the Catholic Community Services, providing resettlement aid. She is passionate about learning from and finding commonalities within different cultures, as well as working with victims of sexual assault. She hopes to contribute to a world where one day men and women all over the earth protect each other despite the inconvenience. She loves to travel, eat good food, hike, and is a single mother to a fluffy puppy named Seamus. 

Greece

Jordan W.

Jordan graduated from BYU with a BA in Middle Eastern Studies/Arabic and an MA in Second Language Teaching, where she taught beginning and intermediate-level Arabic courses. She is now a second-year K-9 Arabic instructor at Renaissance Academy. Jordan loves to travel and has lived abroad for extended periods in Italy, Norway, and Jordan. When not traveling, she can be found outdoors, running, reading, or eating froyo.

Peru

Cody S.

Cody has a passion for personal, professional and leadership development. He has professional experience in human resources where he facilitated leadership workshops and training for faculty and staff members of BYU-Idaho. Cody spent two years in Peru as an LDS missionary where he coordinated a number of service projects and events, and partnered with government officials, hospital administrators, doctors, accountants, and ecclesiastical leaders. Cody loves rock climbing, canyoneering and sandals.

Gloria C.

Gloria holds a degree in Business Management from Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru, with an emphasis in Non-Profit Management, and is a Senior from Brigham Young University - Idaho, with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Communication. She will begin her Master's program in Public Administration through Brigham Young University Provo in the fall. Her previous experience includes Business Consulting, Sustainability, Corporate Social Responsibility, Social impact Assessment, Educational, Entrepreneurship and Cultural Project Management in Latin America. Gloria has managed Deloitte Peru Foundation and CSR for Deloitte & Touche Peru, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru Business Incubator, and Downy Peru and Central America for Procter & Gamble.

Fiji

Adrian G.

Adrian is a senior at Brigham Young University studying Public Health and International Development. Recently, he has co-facilitated events for Students for International Development and worked to build a student-led publication on social issues with the Ballard Center for Economic Self Reliance. He has also worked with a start-up bringing low-cost neonatal ventilators to Uganda and led youth humanitarian trips to Tonga. He served an LDS mission in Brazil from 2012 to 2014. Adrian loves climbing, cross-country skiing, being outside, and people.

Cameron S.

Cameron graduated from Brigham Young University Hawaii, where he studied Political Science. His academic focus was on international development and law. He is currently seeking out a Masters program that will allow him to continue serving in the public sector. Cameron served an LDS mission in Thailand and later returned to work with Burmese Refugees in Northern Thailand. Cameron likes long walks on the beach, cats, and a good romance novel.

Jordan M.

Jordan is studying journalism at Brigham Young University. She loves to travel, loves humanitarian work and loves HELP International's programs. Jordan was a volunteer with HELP on the 2016 Summer Fiji program. She's been lucky enough to travel quite frequently which has planted inside of her a deep sense of patriotism for the USA. She loves to meet and talk with new people.

Jocelyn U.

Jocelyn graduated from BYUI in 2014 with a bachelors in Health Science, emphasis in Public Health. She is a two time alumna of Help International working in India and Nepal with projects involving heath, first aid, media, and education. Jocelyn is a native of Arizona and loves warm weather.

Thailand

Cameron S.

Cameron graduated from Brigham Young University Hawaii, where he studied Political Science. His academic focus was on international development and law. He is currently seeking out a Masters program that will allow him to continue serving in the public sector. Cameron served an LDS mission in Thailand and later returned to work with Burmese Refugees in Northern Thailand. Cameron likes long walks on the beach, cats, and a good romance novel.

Crystal N.

Crystal is a graduate of BYU-Idaho with a B.A. in English Professional Writing and a minor in Asian Languages. Unintended but true, she’s quad lingual in Mandarin, Cantonese, Thai and English. She developed a travel bug after serving a religious service mission in Thailand from 2013-2014, and after her experience in 2016 volunteering with HELP International in Nepal where she worked with victims of sexual abuse. Her cultural experiences as Communications Coordinator with the Arizona Republican Party helped her realize her passion of bringing people of all cultures together, learning new languages, and social entrepreneurship. 

Uganda

Ryan T.

Ryan is a senior at Brigham Young University studying Journalism with an emphasis in Multimedia. He spent the summer of 2016 in Fiji as a volunteer with HELP working on projects involving media, education and business. Recently, he has started a National Press Photographers Association at BYU and worked to bring an emphasis of photojournalism into the Communications school. Ryan is from Boise, Idaho and loves white water rafting, rock climbing and photography.

Jen I.

Jen received her Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders from Brigham Young University. She has previously worked for Help-International as a coordinator in Thailand in 2014 and as a volunteer in Nepal in 2015. She then volunteered on the refugee camps in Lesvos, Greece. In 2016 Jen was a country coordinator for HELP in Fiji and Nepal.