Chris Stubbs, Founder, was born in the UK, has a Masters Degree in Social Work and a Doctorate in community based behabilitation. In 2009 he was awarded an M.B.E. in the Queens’ Birthday Honours list for his work with children in Sri Lanka. He has worked with at-risk children in the UK before coming to Sri Lanka as a Volunteer, where he founded MENCAFEP and set up a psychosocial programme for 4000 children and their families affected by armed conflict. Ranji Stubbs Co-Founder was born in Sri Lanka. She has a degree in Special Education and previously helped and assisted tea estate workers for a local NGO.