Our Staff

Nuraan Osman

Nuraan Osman

Director

We want to help these ladies rewrite the script in their heads that says, “I’m not good enough for a healthy relationship” and guide them towards believing that they have value, are worthy, and deserve a good life.

Rashieda Lodewyk

Rashieda Lodewyk

Resident Support Officer

I am working with souls, not machines and to see how residents enter and watch their transformation knowing that I contributed to it, is profound.

Blessings Dzimiri

Blessings Dzimiri

Kindergarten Teacher

Ihata has given me the opportunity to instill the knowledge that I have acquired and it is a place where I am taught more about humanity than I ever thought possible.

Shehaam Aziz

Shehaam Aziz

Driver

I’m so thankful to be working with vulnerable women because I was once in that same position. I want to use my experience to help uplift women and show them that they can also turn their lives around.

Yusuf Cassiem

Yusuf Cassiem

AGEM Sergeant Major

Nuhaa Ismail

Nuhaa Ismail

Office Manager

Knowing that each day at work you have worked to make someone else’s life easier or contributed inmaking a vulnerable women or child feel loved. That makes it all worthwhile.

Kulsom Garson

Kulsom Garson

Housemother

I love giving back to the same community that helped me. Working here challenges me and shows me that I am making progress everyday.

Joshwin Taurijo

Joshwin Taurijo

AGEM Captain

This is my dream job. I feel like I am the person that I needed to look up to, when I was a kid. I’m honoured that I can plough back to youth and show them a life that is far different to the one I used to know.

Amiena Hanief

Amiena Hanief

Fundraiser, Marketing & Media Officer

I’m excited and humbled to be part of the IHATA team. I want to use my skills and experience in an impactful and meaningful way, and do my bit to serve the vulnerable ones in our society.

Valerie Crowster

Valerie Crowster

Nursery Teacher

Siddeeqa Gierdien

Siddeeqa Gierdien

Social Worker

I want to clear a space where vulnerability is encouraged and celebrated, and create a space where women are valued, belong and are loved as they are, for who they are.

Tersia Thompson

Tersia Thompson

Skills Officer