Our Malawi Team
We are so happy to have a wonderful, dedicated team on the ground in Malawi making things happen for Kusewera! We have established an NGO in Malawi, that is an extension of Kusewera in the U.S. that was necessary to assure things run smoothly in country.
Kusewera Limited, Malawi Board : (Malawian) Mercy Nyirongo, Christine Chingondole (foreign) Paul Osborn, Karen Osborn
Malawian Attorney : Pempho Likongwe, Likongwe & Company
KUSEWERA MALAWI STAFF
Chippie Mulima : Program Coordinator – Chippie is a certified teacher and an athlete. He is the Program Coordinator for Kusewera working with the children from the villages surrounding our Community Center. He is responsible for the planning and implementing of the Kusewera preschool programs and primary/secondary school aged after school programs.
Veronica Mulima : Assistant Program Coordinator – Vera is a certified teacher, having taught primary school in Blantyre and Lilongwe. She assists the Coordinator with planning and implementing of the preschool and programs at Kusewera Village.
Eliza : Program Assistant – Eliza comes from a local village surrounding Kusewera Village. She has been a volunteer with the preschool for the last year. She is now assisting Chippie and Vera with the preschool programs as well as after school programs.
Christina : Guest Services – Christina comes from a local village surrounding Kusewera Village. She assists volunteers in the guest house, preparing for their stay, cooking, cleaning and assisting the preschool wherever she can.
Ivy : Teaching Assistant for Kusewera Preschool (part-time) – Ivy comes from a local village surrounding Kusewera Village. She assists the teachers during preschool hours.
Chapata, Chagaga and Sankhani : Guards / Watchmen – These 3 men are from the local villages surrounding Kusewera Village and have been active in assisting Kusewera with many things over the last year. They were eager to be guards / watchmen for us in tandem with the professional hired guards at the village.
Tawina Solomon : Motivational Teacher (part-time contracted) – Tawina has been a friend of Kusewera for years, coming from Mtendere Village Orphanage where many of our volunteers worked. He has graduated from Theology College and is a pastor in the Lumbadzi area of Lilongwe, Malawi. Recently married, Tawina has developed a desire to encourage and inspire not only the young children but also adults in the villages to be the best version of themselves. He currently holds 3 separate classes on Saturdays at Kusewera for the young children, older children and adults.