Neil Van Seters

Neil Van Seters, Co-Founder


Neil has worked for TELUS Communications since 1999. During that time, he has held several business development and team leadership roles and is currently leading a national team of sales engineers. He also volunteers as the treasurer on the board of Harvest Project, a non-profit organization that provides food, clothing and coaching to people who are going through difficult times. Neil holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and an Executive Certificate in Human Capital Management from Queens University. In his spare time, Neil can be found downhill mountain biking, skiing, or spending time with his wife Wendy, sons Eli and Seth and dog Bella.

Neil oversees the computer lab and is responsible for fundraising.

Wendy Hiebert

Wendy Hiebert, Co-Founder


Wendy is a self identified "non-profit generalist", having done volunteer coordination, case management, communications, grant writing and a variety of leadership roles. She has spent the last five years working for Harvest Project, with her most recent role being that of Program Manager. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with a major in Cultural Anthropology and minor in Psychology from the University of British Columbia. She is currently working towards a certificate in Non-Profit Management from the British Columbia Institute of Technology. Wendy spends most of her time caring for and hanging out with her three best buddies, Eli, Seth and Bella.

Wendy oversees the library and is responsible for communications.

Cesar Gonzalez, Technology Prime


Cesar has worked for TELUS Communications since 2001 and prior to that was employed at both Fusepoint and IBM. During his career, he has held several technical sales and solutioning roles and is currently leading a team of sales engineers in Vancouver. Cesar is passionate about the difference that technology can make to people in developing countries. Cesar holds a Bachelors of Computer Science from Universidad EAFIT in Colombia and is currently taking a series of executive business courses from the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. In his spare time, he enjoys long trips on his motorcycle and spending time with his wife Marcela and his son Tomas.

Cesar is responsible for all technology decisions associated with the computer lab.

Nicholas Agesa, Program Coordinator


Nicholas is a community member in the village of Banda-Kyandaaza and he has been involved with Access Knowledge Africa since 2014, first as a student, then as a volunteer and now as an employee. He has also worked for Buiga Sunrise Community Based Organization as the Community Garden Coordinator, Adult Literacy Education Instructor and has led various social groups such as the volleyball team, artisans group and youth club.

Nicholas teaches computer classes and maintains library services.