Founder of Eco Mama’s Uganda Ltd, organic gardener, and proud African-Canadian father of three - Ado is honoured to represent the people of his homeland through Rudi Organics products and Eco Mama’s Community Gardens, both in Canada and abroad. Ado’s active role in the organization as International Liaison has provided Eco Mama’s with invaluable expertise, including his use of 5 languages to ensure equitable trade practices are being exercised in all activities and products produced. Ado is a true Pan-African at heart, and believes in equality for all human beings. Ado’s diverse life experience and cultural background connects him on a heart level to people of all nations and descents anchored with the birth of humanity from our East African roots. Ado’s passion is in organic farming, and he holds a strong vision for sustainability through organic agriculture in Africa. Ado meditates, practices yoga and cooks amazing holistic, Afro- Canadian fusion dishes when he is not in the garden or liaising with our teams in East Africa.
Ado and Shayna have both completed certificates in Herbal Medicine in the tropics through ANAMED in Kenya, as well as the Permaculture Design Course through Permaculture USA at Langara College in Vanocuver, BC, which have been incorporated into the offerings at Eco Mama’s Global Community Gardens. The couple are parents to three beautiful children, Kydan, Kala and Xander, who light up their lives, and bring purpose to all that they do.