Deputy Regional Director of Africa

Craig Jaggers is the Deputy Regional Director of Africa at Food for the Hungry (FH) and serves out of a regional field office in Rwanda. In this role, Craig oversees operations in eight countries. He has 15 years of experience researching, overseeing initiatives, and implementing projects in developing countries. Prior to his current role, he was an FH Country Director and Programs Director, providing executive leadership and managing country operations for a $55 million annual portfolio of relief and development programs funded by USAID, the United Nations, and other public and private partners.

In addition to his work with FH, Craig has managed emergency food projects with a local humanitarian organization in Ethiopia and provided support to initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa with the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance (FANTA) project. He is a seasoned expert in health policy analysis, spending five years as a senior-level policy advisor at World Vision, four years as a legislative aide for U.S. Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN), and two years leading D.C.- and Geneva-based advocacy working groups focused on poverty reduction and improved health outcomes. Craig also served as a missionary with Youth With A Mission in parts of Europe and Africa.

Craig earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from Taylor University and a Master of Public Health degree from The George Washington University.

Craig currently lives in Rwanda with his family.





Over 13,000 families in The Congo have been lifted from extreme poverty through the transformation of stagnant, unhealthy swampland.