Becket Gbede

Program Manager, Francophone West Africa

Becket is a trained sociologist and began humanitarian work as a volunteer at the National Red Cross of Ivory Coast and then Field Assistant with Swiss Centre of Scientific Research. This exposure afforded him first-hand practical experience on projects of protection of human rights and social cohesion, project management in the domain of community health, conflict management and gender-based violence.

Having worked in various capacity traversing the coast of Central and West Africa with diverse teams both locally and internationally, Becket is a follower of positive thought, a respecter of human dignity and he is confident that we will succeed, together with the Smile Train Africa team and continue to contribute to the great work Smile Train is doing.