For any inquiries, email Ellie or give her a call (518) 310-7710.
The MoonCatcher Project
PO Box 9443
Schenectady, New York 12309.
Meet our Board of Directors and Partners
Ellie von Wellsheim, Founder and Board President
Ellie is an entrepreneur, artist and long-time activist. She founded the MoonCatcher Project in 2011. She lives in Schenectady, New York. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, (518) 310-7710
Phoebe Nabwami: MoonCatcher Project Uganda
Phoebe is our partner in Uganda. She is an educator and has worked with the MoonCatcher Project since 2014. Since that time, she has helped to establish five sewing cooperatives and one soap-making cooperative.
Mary Khumbanyisa: MoonCatcher Project Malawi
Mary is our partner in Malawi. She is working hard to help our sewing cooperative there to produce MoonCatcher kits.
John Doyle: Board Member
John is an attorney who lives in Walker Valley, New York.
Ginger Ertz, Board Secretary
Ginger is a retired Museum Educator from the Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College. She lives in Niskayuna, New York.
Pisie Hochheim: Board Member
Pisie is a film editor who lives in Brooklyn, New York. She is also Ellie’s daughter.
Laura Kikuchi, Board Member
Laura is a program director for the Riley’s Way Foundation and lives in Brooklyn, New York
Agnes is our newest Board Member. She is a Domestic Violence Program Specialist and Adjunct Professor living in Clifton Park, New York. Agnes is originally from Kenya.
Linda Wistar, Board Treasurer
Linda is a retired School Administrator who lives in Slingerlands, New York