Project manager

Staff and Board

Staff and Board

CBR Effata has 90 staff, one Dutch, 86 Nigerian and 3 Guinean.

Frank van der Maas is project supervisor for the projects in Nigeria and Guinea Bissau. He trains, advises and supervises. He has worked for many years in Primary Health Care and Community Based Rehabilitation projects in several countries in East and West Africa.

Staff Nigeria

Most staff work in Nigeria and are included in this photo.


Job Nwiboko is Director of CBR Effata (Nigeria)

Joseph Ugo is Head of the Eye Unit, this unit has 5 staff.

Nicolas Ugwudu is Head of the Orthopedic Unit. This unit has 3 staff.

Nicodemus Odigwe is Director of HIV/AIDS Ministry. This unit has 3 staff.

Emeka Nwankwo is Head of the Vocational Training Unit. This unit has 2 staff.

Fidelis Nwogbala is Head of the Administrative Unit. This unit has 5 staff.

Jephtha Nwebonyi is Head Master of the Inclusive Primary School “Effata” in Onuenyim. The school has 18 teachers, five of them hearing impaired.

Hyacinth Nwori is Head Master of Inclusive Primary School “Bethel” in Nwofe. The school has 11 teachers.

Pius Nwogbala is Vice-Principal of Inclusive Secondary School “Berea” in Nwofe. The school has 18 teachers and 16 interpreters, 4 of them with a disability.

Kennedy Idoko is Director of the Water project “Rehoboth” in Nwofe. This Unit has 2 permanent staff and 12 part-time staff.

Staff Guinea Bissau

RBC Effata in Guinea Bissau has 3 permanent staff and 3 part-time staff.


The Board of CBR Effata has the following members:

Jurjan Aman – chair
Corrie Corbijn – secretary
Eline van den Bosse – treasurer
Femmie Lagendijk – member
Ellina van Moolenbroek – member
Mariëtte van Moolenbroek – member
Wim Otte – member
Michel Sinke – member