A man of courage and conviction, Allan Cain has dedicated his life to helping the people of Angola. As co-founder and executive director of Development Workshop, he brings communities, NGOs and governments together to provide basic services to the impoverished citizens of this war-torn nation. His leadership led to the completion of countless projects, including the construction of schools and affordable housing, and the provision of clean water and sanitation. Canada's honorary consul in Angola since 1990, he has also shared his international development expertise with the Government of Canada. In the face of difficult and challenging conditions over the past 30 years, he has never wavered in his commitment to the people of Angola, earning him their enduring respect.