Our Team

SI MA BO is led by an engaged Board Of Directors, these members work to ensure the care and protection of the local animal population based in the city of Mindelo, on the island of Sao Vicente in Cape Verde.

PRESIDENT – SILVIA PUNZO
Founder of SIMABO in 2008.

Read about our Founder Silvia here 
VICE PRESIDENT – ALCIDES RAMOS
Has been the managing director of the oldest pharmacy 

in Mindelo for more than 40 years
SECRETARY – SONIA RODRIGUES
One of the oldest employees of SIMABO, is in charge of the 

clinical notes of the dewormed, neutered/spayed and microchipped animals
TREASURER – TATIANA RODRIGUES
Former empoloyee of SIMABO and now volunteering when needed
BOARD MEMBER – VANIRA LIMA
Has got 11 dogs at home
BOARD MEMBER – NANDA FONSECA,
Our incredible nurse, has got 7 dogs at home
BOARD MEMBER – LILIA KALASHNIKOVA,
One of our most active volunteers, 

has got 18 cats and 8 dogs at home, all rescued from the street.
BOARD MEMBER – GUILHERME OLIVEIRA,
our veterinarian, with Ursa, his tripod rescued by SIMABO
BOARD MEMBER – RAVI SILVA
Our driver, rescuer,
knows how to be always the right person, in the right place at the right time

 

Five ways to help us

Make a donation
Enter to donate now! Even small contributions can make a big difference!
Sponsoring
Choose a dog and help give them a safe place in our animal sanctuary.
Volunteer or Intern
In Cape Verde we are always looking for full-time or part-time volunteers
Come to Cape Verde with us!
Come and stay at our affordable hostel or choose CV Info Service for your holidays in Cabo Verde!
Send physical goods
Per aiutare a reperire tutti gli oggetti utili al progetto
Friends
Partners

Contact

SIMABO Onlus
via Alessandria 26
15013 Borgoratto (AL)
ITALY

SIMABO Cabo Verde
Rua Angola, 14
Mindelo – Sao Vicente
CABO VERDE

(+238) 9 937347
(+238) 2 312465
(+238) 2 315834