Foodstep Uganda was founded by Nathalie and Werner Steurbaut in 2006.
This after the discovery of Kampiringisa by Nathalie during a road trip.
Werner Steurbaut (1962) studied at the Royal Cadet School in Belgium and later at the Military Academy in Brussels. During his work in the army he developed an outstanding knowledge of the different military decorations of the world. And he was also lecturing as professor of history. In 1990 the family moved towards Apeldoorn (The Netherlands) were Werner became the curator of Palace “Het Loo”.
Werner has always had an interest in the continent Africa.
When the opportunity gained they moved towards Uganda. After being employed as a crisis manager for a Dutch NGO organization, he fully dedicated himself for the Foodstep project.
Nathalie Steurbaut – Seliffet (1971) attended the nurse training in Leuven (Belgium). She specialised in podiatry and later took additional courses to become a teacher.
As a descendant of a famous poulterer she had also a great interest in cooking. Result was that she became the author of recipes for Montignac’s book “ Tasty with Montignac”. Which led to the appearance of many articles in magazines, cooking courses and TV recordings as culinary stylist.
After discovering Kampiringisa, she devoted her life for these children.
Now she puts herself, along with her husband and a great team, in the service of these children.