The Team

We endeavor to work within our community to promote healthy family functioning, empowering our youth which ultimately makes families and our communities more stable.

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Helen Konoma


Helen Konoma is the Executive Director for Family Kickstart Georgia. Helen is a Registered Nurse Professional with a wealth of knowledge in human health services and project development. Helen enjoys spending time advocating for rights of individual in matters of informed consent, as well as client representation in collaboration with other organizations. She has strong emotional awareness in building support for the education of individuals and families in aspects of empowerment and health of families. Helen co-founded Universal Healthcare Services, a home care agency that provides home visiting personal support services and with over fifteen years of experience, is well accustomed to working in an intensive situation, embracing ambiguity and challenges.

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Margarita Robertson


Margaret is an enthusiastic and devoted board member. A CELTA trained ESL professional with over 20 years of experience in the delivery of language instruction, literacy programs, teaching, and education administration. Margaret has a solid experience in communicating effectively in working with a diverse population. Margaret contributes her time and wealth of experience in Family Kickstart Adult literacy and ESL program. She is the founder of Animal Savers Rescue, Inc and has a wealth of experience in fundraising, event planning, grant writing and in the strategic aspect of the non-profit sector.

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Ral Nwabi


Ral Nwaobi is an active board member contributing her wealth of knowledge, expertise, and experience and, providing strategic direction to the development of new projects to Family Kickstart GA. Ral is an entrepreneur and a co-founder of RalGeo Consulting Inc., a Canadian  Geophysical company with a partnership in USA & overseas. Ral has been an advocate for community and international development projects. Her passion for building safe and thriving communities while residing in Canada inspired her into obtaining a TESL diploma in helping refugees and migrants gain language skills for full integration and inclusion. Ral holds a Bachelor of Science, and an MBA from Curtin University, Perth Australia. Ral has over ten years of volunteering experience in providing mentorship support to at-risk youth and, language instruction to ESL adults.

Martha Dimant

Martha Dimant


Martha Dimant is a professional Counselor and Social Worker as well as an active board member contributing her wealth of knowledge, expertise, and experience as a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Georgia and currently to Family Kickstart GA.  Martha serves as a professional resource support to at-risk families and youths in the development of patient and family education and community resource facilitator. She is Adept in health and social services assessments as well as in the development of psychosocial evaluations, counseling and discharge planning. Martha has extensive experience in providing emotional support to individuals, families and group therapies. Martha has spent over 20 years advocating for families and providing instructions using her bilingual skills to work with non-English speaking families.

Board Member Role

Family Kickstart Georgia (FKSG) Board of Directors act as the legal authority and provide strategic direction to its initiatives. The board ensures legal compliance and accountability, recommending the development of plans and policies, assisting FKSG to build community relations in meeting with FKSG’s vision, mission, and objectives.