Our Staff

 

FRANCIS FOLLEY                    : EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR (ED)new-picture-1

Francis holds Masters in Public Administration (Malawi Institute of Management), Bachelor of Public Administration (University of Malawi), Diploma in Result Based Management (Malawi Institute of Management), Francis also holds Bachelor’s Degree in Theology from the University of Malawi through St. Peter’s Catholic Major Seminary. Francis is the founder of Youth Coalition for the Consolidation of Democracy (YCD)
Francis once worked for Royal Norwegian Embassy to Malawi.

 

CECILIA CHOCHOMA            : PROGRAMMES MANAGERnew-picture-2

Diploma in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Bachelor of Arts Project Management – University of Malawi.
EXPERIENCE:  Chief Anaesthetic – St. Montfort Hospital. Programmes Manager – Adolescent Youth for a Change Initiative.She has also worked for three years as project a Coordinator with the Ministry of Gender, women and Children Affairs – Malawi Government.

 

 

HANNA MAPONYA: FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION MANAGERnew-picture-3

Hanna holds Advanced Diploma in Financial Accounting –Malawi College of Accountancy and Bachelor of Business Administration – University of Malawi

 

 

 

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NICHOLAS MKWAPATA: PROGRAMMES ADVISOR

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Education Degree (with Distinction – majoring in Geography and Mathematics), Chancellor College, University of    Malawi, Zomba, Malawi. Master of Science Degree in Geomorphology and Environmental Studies, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland

 WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Secondary School Teacher, St Patrick’s Secondary School, Limbe (1982 – 1983)
  • Assistant Lecturer, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba (1983 – 1985)
  • Research Fellow/Master of Science student, Trinity College, University of Dublin, Ireland (1985 – 1988)
  • Lecturer, University of Malawi, Chancellor College, Zomba (1988 – 1992)
  • Teacher, Pius XII Seminary, Archdiocese of Blantyre, Nguludi, Limbe (1992 – 1994)
  • Director, Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM), Archdiocese of Blantyre, Limbe (1994 – 2000)
  • Program Manager, Catholic Relief Services Development Assistance Program, DAP Support Unit, Blantyre (2000 – 2002)
  • National Director, Catholic Development Commission, Catholic Secretariat of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi, Lilongwe (2002 – 2005)
  • Head of Social Programs, Personnel and Administration, Catholic Secretariat of the Episcopal Conference of Malawi, Lilongwe (2005 – 2009)
  • Program Manager, USAID/CRS WALA Program, Diocese of Chikwawa, Nchalo (2009 – 2014)
  • Senior Consultant, Organisation Management Centre, Chikwawa (2014 – present)

 

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