Many hands make light work

Many hands make light work

Our Committed Team

Mona is a living organism, constantly growing and changing in response to the needs of the Yemeni people. We attract dedicated volunteers and an experienced staff who whole-heartedly support the mission at Mona Relief.

They are responsible for administration, proposals, financial matters, and media. The highest-paid member of the team receives 25,000 Yemeni riyals a month, which is around $40 USD.

Our Values

Our fundamental principles promote: Humanity, Impartiality, Neutrality, Independence, Voluntary Service, Unity, Transparency.

Fatik al-Rodaini

Founder

Fatik is a Journalist and a Human Rights activist based in Sana'a, Yemen, he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass-media from Sana'a University.

Following the Invasion of Yemen by Saudi Arabia and allies, Fatik started posting real time blogs, tweets on Social Media. He named his organization after the generous donation of his first donor, Mona- and Mona Relief and Development in 2016.

Fatik is responsible for volunteers, sourcing and distribution of critical aid 'on the ground', and he puts his life on the line everyday to distribute aid under extremely dangerous conditions.

Hassan Azziz

Co-Founder

Hassan has been with Mona Relief since the very beginning, assisting with all fundraising campaigns. A resident of Denmark, Hassan met with Fatik on Twitter when Fatik was tweeting about the daily crimes that happened in Yemen. The first campaign launched was #20foryemen, whose success emboldened them to dream bigger.

Hassan is responsible for Mona Relief web activities such as fundraising campaigns, project management, content and social media.

Dalia Rajeh

Program Manager

Dalia has been working in the humanitarian relief field for six years. She started at Mona Relief in 2018 as an executive secretary and grew into her current program manager role. She was born in Aden and has a Bachelor's degree in Mass Media from Sana'a University.

Dalia's efficiency, professionalism, and ability to work under pressure are some of her remarkable contributions to the work Mona does.

Fahmi Ali

Financial Officer

Fahmi was born in Sana and has a Bachelor's degree in Accounting from Sana'a University. His versatile experience in the government sector (MOM, YEITI, PMTC) and expertise in NGO based accounting practices/standards has been instrumental for Mona.

Fahmi brings a practical approach to the work and enjoys having an active lifestyle.

Abdul Kreem Mohammad

Logistic officer and engineer

Abdul holds a bachelor degree from Sana University in Civil Engineering and has years of experience in the civil aviation space. Prior to Mona, he was a consultant engineer at Social Fund for Development overseeing several projects.

His technical and social service training along with his dynamic approach to work are an asset to Mona.

Maryam Al-Mihdhar

Executive Secretary

Maryam holds a bachelor's degree in financial and banking sciences. Mariam's commitment to lifelong learning is tremendous as she is trained in secretarial/office management along with technical computer skills.

Her sincerity and dedication to Mona's work is remarkable.

Khulood al-Haddad

Human Resources Officer

Khulood has played many roles within the organization such as on the ground volunteer and relationship manager. Khulood holds a Bachelor's degree in Financial Accounting. Prior to Mona, she was deputy director at a Yemeni news agency - Saba.

With 7 years of experience in the humanitarian relief space, Khulood's vast knowledge in financial, administrative, and planning aspects has been welcomed at Mona.

Amrita Singh


International Volunteer - Canada

Amrita has a business background and is passionate about social justice. She has been involved in fundrasing for women in the Congo and the organization Woman for Woman International. Her skills include systems management and strategy consulting for business.

Zamir Dhanji


International Volunteer - Costa Rica



Zamir has a deep concern for the well-being of refugees and internally displaced people. 
He has been involved with a number of projects involving awareness and fundraising for such causes, and reached out to Fatik from Mona Relief to help. Since then he has assisted in web presence, strategy and relationship building for Mona.

Nusrat Vastani


International Volunteer - USA



Nusrat has experience delivering programs for multinational corporations positively impacting workforce development and technology transformation. She has 20+ years of voluntary service experience with community organizations focusing on youth and leadership development.