The Street Kids Direct Team

The Trustees

Matt Levett
Matt LevettCharity Trustee
Matt Levett is the Diocesan Youth Work Coordinator for Suffolk and has worked with high-risk children and youth for over 20 years and visits the projects in Central America each year.
Joanna Soden
Joanna SodenCharity Trustee
Joanna Soden is a busy working mother from Amersham and is committed to the work in Central America and two of her sons now live and work with the projects in Guatemala City.
Duncan Dyason MBE
Duncan Dyason MBECharity Trustee & Director
Duncan Dyason lives in Guatemala City where he coordinates the work of the charity and works on the streets each week as a volunteer with SKD Guatemala.

Full-time volunteers

Benjamin Soden
Benjamin SodenStreet Worker
Ben moved out to Guatemala as a volunteer street worker in 2017 and is sponsored by Street Invest, London. Ben has experience in youth work in Amersham and is passionate about helping children and young people leave the streets and enter into rehabilitation programmes where he visits them regularly.
Hector & Emma Perez
Hector & Emma PerezStreet Workers
Hector & Emma have worked as volunteer street workers for nearly 15 years in Guatemala City. Their knowledge of the streets and those who live there places them as amazing examples of perseverance to help understand and rescue those who live in the streets.
Mark & Rosalie Balfour
Mark & Rosalie BalfourPastoral Team Leaders
Mission Partners with the Church Mission Society, seconded to Street Kids Direct. They help to provide pastoral care for staff and overseas volunteers in SKD supported-projects in Central America and work with local SKD partners in community outreach in La Terminal, Guatemala City.
Alex Denton
Alex DentonFull-time Volunteer 2020
Alex has been given a one-year career break from his employees EDF ENERGY in the UK to work with us in Guatemala City. Alex will be helping to develop an impact evaluation system to help us measure the impact of our work in Central America.
Azaria Spencer
Azaria SpencerYouth Worker & Sponsorship Coordinator
Azaria is a mission partner with CMS and works with the SKD youth team in Guatemala City and in the mentoring centre, leading devotionals and art activities with the children. Azaria also writes about the work of SKD in Guatemala, boosting publicity and promotion and to raise funds and volunteers.
Steve Poulson
Steve PoulsonProgramme Development Manager
Steve supports our partnered projects in a range of ways, from donor relations, to implementing the child protection policy, in an effort to strengthen and develop them. Steve also helps coordinate the Honduras mentoring programme and programme in Talanga and Ciudad España, Honduras
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