ConnectIn Groups has a small team that has been very involved in its development since the very beginning. While we are from very different backgrounds we all have something in common: we all strive for better education and local development.
Yuridia Montoya
Project founder and manager
Yurdia established ConnectIn Groups in Siwa oasis in 2015
Faris Hassanein
Head Teacher
Faris is an experienced teacher on various subjects on the field.
Ellen Markus
Project coordinator
Ellen helps in the coordination of the different aspects of the project
Female Siwan Teacher
Our native Siwan teacher works and trains with local women


Since summer 2016, we have been engaging with volunteers. Our small team can always use an extra pair of hands and we enjoy being in touch with people who share our vision and are challenged by a place like Siwa. If you are interested in volunteering opportunities do not hesitate to contact us!