Tola Elewa resides in London and has worked for the British civil service for over 20 years. She joined Grace for Impact in 2009 and became a UK trustee for the organization when it became a UK registered charity. Prior to working with GFI Tola worked for a Sierra Leone based charity, Light of Hope International, a charity that focused on Women Empowerment and the established of schools in rural Sierra Leone.
Tola holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of London and a Legal Practice certificate from the College of Law London. She recently completed Improving the Health of Women, Children and Adolescents: from Evidence to Action from the London school of hygiene & tropical medicine a course which she says makes her hungry! to do more in the areas of providing access to quality health services for those who live in rural improvised communities!
Since she joined GFI in 2009 she has attended all 8 medical missions up to date and participated as mission coordinator since 2010. She is currently doing a Master’s Program in Development Studies.
In 2016, Tola was the proud recipient of the, “Grace Engagement Award” for her contributions to the organization.
Tola enjoys travelling and cooking- she also has an impressive mug collection!