Meet the team

Team in Malawi

  •  Kumbukani Kuntiya Kumbukani Kuntiya

    Kumbukani Kuntiya

    Trustee

  • William NyasuluWilliam Nyasulu

    William Nyasulu

    Trustee

  • Eric MunthaliEric Munthali

    Eric Munthali

    Finance and Operations Manager

  • Bisweck ChipwailaBisweck Chipwaila

    Bisweck Chipwaila

    Sam's Village Manager

  • Wezie GwalukaWezie Gwaluka

    Wezie Gwaluka

    Education Manager

  • Ruth KatchereRuth Katchere

    Ruth Katchere

    Finance Officer

  • Emma KatengezaEmma Katengeza

    Emma Katengeza

    Medical Outreach Manager

  • Sthembileh ChandaukaSthembileh Chandauka

    Sthembileh Chandauka

    Admin & Safe Motherhood Officer

  • Princess MwalePrincess Mwale

    Princess Mwale

    ECD & Adult Literacy Manager

  • Stanley MsukunikaStanley Msukunika

    Stanley Msukunika

    M&E / Sustainable Farms Manager

  • Julie NdalamaJulie Ndalama

    Julie Ndalama

    Disability Outreach Worker

  • Mistone AbisonMistone Abison

    Mistone Abison

    Procurement Officer

  • Chikondi KanamboChikondi Kanambo

    Chikondi Kanambo

    Reception and Admin Officer

  • Kondwani GalangaKondwani Galanga

    Kondwani Galanga

    Permaculture Officer

  • Green PhiriGreen Phiri

    Green Phiri

    Agriculture Outreach Worker

  • Richard ChinthochiRichard Chinthochi

    Richard Chinthochi

    Mechanic / Driver

  • Thomas LightonThomas Lighton

    Thomas Lighton

    Office Assistant / Driver

  • Felix KalikwalaFelix Kalikwala

    Felix Kalikwala

    Permaculture instructor

  • William ChapotaWilliam Chapota

    William Chapota

    Maintenance support

  • Bokela GundaBokela Gunda

    Bokela Gunda

    Sam's Village Maintenance Officer

  • Peter HappyPeter Happy

    Peter Happy

    Gardener

  • Ireen MwaleIreen Mwale

    Ireen Mwale

    Assistant Librarian

  • Mercy DanielMercy Daniel

    Mercy Daniel

    Assistant Permaculture Worker

  • Walter MalikesiWalter Malikesi

    Walter Malikesi

    Office Gardener and Support

  • Chipiliro MbiridziChipiliro Mbiridzi

    Chipiliro Mbiridzi

    Office Guard

  • Cosmas MithiCosmas Mithi

    Cosmas Mithi

    Office Guard

  • Aziel PembaAziel Pemba

    Aziel Pemba

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Biton MwaleBiton Mwale

    Biton Mwale

    Office Guard

  • Fiason KambizeniFiason Kambizeni

    Fiason Kambizeni

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Kingsley BeloKingsley Belo

    Kingsley Belo

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Paul BowaPaul Bowa

    Paul Bowa

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Hezekiah KunjeHezekiah Kunje

    Hezekiah Kunje

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Simeon LamuelSimeon Lamuel

    Simeon Lamuel

    Sam's Village Guard

  • William ChapotaWilliam Chapota

    William Chapota

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Bizalielo KalimoBizalielo Kalimo

    Bizalielo Kalimo

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Hezekiah KunjeHezekiah Kunje

    Hezekiah Kunje

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Enock KadzakumanjaEnock Kadzakumanja

    Enock Kadzakumanja

    Sam's Village Guard

  • Kazula and ShebaKazula and Sheba

    Kazula and Sheba

    Office Guard Dogs

  • TakondwaTakondwa

    Takondwa

    Sam's Village Guard Dog

Local Based Committee (LBC) Members

The team also includes 98 volunteers who are members of 14 Locally Based Committees and are residents of our focus area.

Staff Stories

Would you like to know more about our staff in Malawi? These are stories from our staff, past and present, written in their own words.

The first story is from Anold Mankhambira, Project Accountant. Anold sadly passed away at Chritmas 2017 aged only 37.

Jack Maduka, Education Manager, had a tough time himself getting his education in his early years but has now completed his Masters in the USA. He’s glad to be able to give something back now.

Gift Banda our Monitoring and Evaluation Officer and an orphan himself. He talks about the importance of Education and how it has ultimately got him to where he is today.

Ireen Mwale is the Assistant Librarian at Sam’s Village.

Bokela Gunda is Site Support at Sam’s Village and our master thatcher, having learnt to thatch while working for us.

Working for African Vision Malawi as our Assistant Permaculture Worker has given Mercy Daniel enough income to buy her own livestock.

UK Staff

All of our UK staff are volunteers, so as a supporter you can be sure that even more of your donation goes directly to help orphans and vulnerable people in rural Malawi, instead of being spent on administration costs in the UK.

Team in the UK

  • Heather PalmerHeather Palmer

    Heather Palmer

    CEO

  • Nigel PalmerNigel Palmer

    Nigel Palmer

    Chairman

  • David SteadDavid Stead

    David Stead

    Treasurer

  • Andy WalkerAndy Walker

    Andy Walker

    HR Trustee

  • Sara ButterfieldSara Butterfield

    Sara Butterfield

    Trustee

  • Andrew Ridley-BarkerAndrew Ridley-Barker

    Andrew Ridley-Barker

    Trustee

  • Beth SheehanBeth Sheehan

    Beth Sheehan

    Trustee

  • Nigel BunnerNigel Bunner

    Nigel Bunner

    Web Design & Development

  • Lorraine MoleLorraine Mole

    Lorraine Mole

    Office Administrator

  • David ItcovitzDavid Itcovitz

    David Itcovitz

    Accountant

  • Tina WalkerTina Walker

    Tina Walker

    Bookkeeper

  • Kira PalmerKira Palmer

    Kira Palmer

    Social Media Coordinator

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