Partnering with others makes us much more than we could ever become alone. Shelter For Life wishes to thank our donors and partners who have supported us, as well as those whom we have been privileged to support.

Donors & Partners

Non-Governmental Donors & Partners

Additional Governmental
Donors & Partners

Building by Faith United

Central Asian Development Agency (CADA)

CODE (Japan)

Estera (Tajikistan)

Fidakor (Tajikistan)

Gham Khori (Tajikistan)

Institute for Cultural Research (UK)

Jack DeLoss Taylor Charitable Trust

Mercy Foundation (Sri Lanka)


Navruz (Tajikistan)

New Life (Tajikistan)

Nigora (Tajikistan)

Patmos (Finland)

Peduli Bangsa (Indonesia)


Saido (Tajikistan)

WDC (Sri Lanka)



"When the road was completed, we came back and realized that the road had also brought peace with it." ~Bourama

Mustafa Omar, CEO

Mustafa Omar
Chief Executive Officer

Mustafa Omar has worked for Shelter For Life International in the field and Headquarters management positions; managing projects, leading new business development, and guiding operations around the world. Mr. Omar was born and raised in Kabul, Afghanistan and has worked in post-conflict reconstruction, Disaster Risk Reduction caused by human or natural phenomena, and market-revitalization efforts in Central Asia, East and West Africa, Europe, and Middle East for the past twenty (20) plus years. Mustafa holds graduate degrees in business administration and urban planning and is working on a PhD at the Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution at George Mason University. Topics of research and professional interest include Market Resilience and Social Risk-Management, Influence of Environmental Degradation on Fragile Markets, Impact of Improving Physical Space on Lasting Peace, and the Interaction between Modern Governance and Informal Market Structures.

Gordon Wright
Vice Chairman

Gordon A. Wright is Founder and President of over 40 years with JIMI International and is an Elder at Tulsa Christian Fellowship. Mr. Wright owned and operated a lawn and tree service business for nearly 15 years. Mr. Wright also served with the US Army for three years in the 1960s.Two of Mr. Wright’s years were spent in South Korea as a Brigade Intelligence Sergeant. Mr. Wright has provided mentoring and counseling to spiritual leaders around the world; with specific attention to individuals in Russia, Ukraine and former Soviet Bloc countries. Mr. Wright helped to found and direct East/West Resources International and Global Assistance Partners International. Mr. Wright has served as one of the original founding board of directors for Shelter For Life International. Born in Erie, Pennsylvania, Gordon grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and currently resides in Tulsa, Oklahoma.