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Friends of Meali International’s Board of Directors:
Tanzanian Operations

Lucas John Mhina

Director, Friends of Meali, based in Arusha, Tanzania where he is responsible for initiating, operating and managing all Tanzanian Activities.

Owner/Operator of Carnivor Safaris covering East Africa (

Founder/Director of Hope Girls and Boys School

US Operations

Nancy C. Scull

Founder, President & Director, a former Vice President of Digital Equipment Corporation (now Hewlett-Packard Corporation), capping a 30-year computer industry career in communications, marketing, and management.


Betsy McCombs

Founder, Vice President & Director, Vice President of Retail Sales for Pioneer Reality Group on Boston’s Waterfront.


Stephanie Vyce

Secretary & Director, Director of Intellectual Property and Subsidiary Rights for the Harvard University Press.


Dana P. Devereux

Director, School Partnership Programs, a secondary school educational consultant.


Ina Heafitz

Director, Electronic Media, professional educator.


Kristen Kleiman

Director, Chief Investment Officer of The Climate Trust


Sarah Halpin CFP(r)

Director, Director, and Partner at Back Cove Financial a wealth management company in Falmouth Maine






Nancy Scull, President, with children of Meali.

Meali students dream of becoming teachers, doctors, police officers, computer experts… Realizing their potential will require more help than either their families or their country can provide.  


Our goal is to provide a boost to the educational environment that would otherwise require decades for the community to accomplish.

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