Staff Profiles

Macbain Mkandawaire

Macbain Mkandawaire

MacBain Mkandawire
Executive Director
Panji Harawa

Panji Harawa

Panji Harawa
Helpline Services Manager
Mercy Makondetsa

Mercy Makondetsa

Mercy Makondetsa
Helpline Services Team Reader
Ruth Khuwani – Field Officer

Ruth Khuwani – Field Officer

Ruth Khuwani
Field Officer - Head Office

Ruth Khuwani joined YONECO in 2006 and has been worked as Centre Coordinator at YONECO Zomba district town drop in center with issues concerning to community sensitization on the relationship to child protection, constituency base candidate forums for aspiring members of parliament(MPs)and elected officials before the elections, Coordinate and organize massive awareness campaign on election, democracy and human rights ,Conducting Life skills session to the street children and OVCS, Providing Counselling and guidance session to the client and writing monthly and annual reports ,in July 2011 was shifted to head office Child Helpline Call Centre as Field officer, later was appointed as Shift Supervisor till to date. I am dedicated and versatile individual with vast experience of working at strategic level of community healthy, Mobilization and empowerment in Community welfare, HIV/AIDS, Child protection, Counselling ,Sexual Reproduction Health and human Rights(SRH$R). I have proven leadership skills, in planning, organizing and preparing and implementing different programs and projects related to community development, throughout my career, I have been involved in community work, project implementation, monitoring and evaluation of activities, data analysis and processing reports, including teamwork and capacity building. Currently am studying Diploma in rural and community development and project management at Mubarak complex college, I have Malawi School Certificate of Education {MSCE}which obtained a at Mountain View Secondary School, I also have Child Counselling Certificate { on Psychosocial issues affecting Children in their daily life}and I have attended several trainings , Child Advocate, Project Management, Parenting training, Helpline and Drop in Centre ICT Training(St Peters Hall)Teacher and Child counsellor Training,(Mponda TDC)Female Condom Programming Under (UNFPA) at Mout Soche Hotel, Psychosocial support training for adolescent living with HIV/AIDS (Baylor college of medicine Children Foundation),One stop Centre psychosocial Counselling for traumatized children(YONECO, Dignitas International and Camp Hope)

Lusungu Theodorah Gunda – Field Officer

Lusungu Theodorah Gunda – Field Officer

Lusungu Theodorah Gunda
Field Officer - Head Office

Lusungu Theodorah Gunda Joined Youth Net and counselling in January 2018, as field officer helpline special project. Was born on 6th April 1983.I did my secondary school at Nkhamenya Girls secondary school then after studied Community Development at Soche technical college where I  obtained an Advance Diploma, I also hold a certificate in Bio metric kit. I once worked with Price water coppers(PWC) as Registration officer.

Lovemore Chirwa – Field Officer

Lovemore Chirwa – Field Officer

Lovemore Chirwa
Field Officer - Head Office

Aim Lovemore chirwa joined Youth Net and counseling on 27th December 2017, as field officer helpline special project. Before joined YONECO I was working with Centre for community integrated development as field officer for three years based in dowa district. And also I worked with micro loan foundation as senior loan officer for two years based nkhotakota district.Im hold advanced Diploma in community Development of education obtain at skyway university [SU].The main objective is to help people to know their rights and to empower women,youth,children in different actives and Developments of the country.

Ronald Bankamu – Field Officer

Ronald Bankamu – Field Officer

Ronald Bankamu
Field Officer - Head Office

 

Angella Bisani – Field Officer

Angella Bisani – Field Officer

Angella Bisani
Field Officer - Head Office

Angella Bisani who holds Diploma in Rural and Community Development from DAPP Mikolongwe Vocation School works as a Field Officer for Youth Net and Counseling. I Joined YONECO on 15 December 2016. Previously I worked with Airtel as a customer care agent (call center) for 4 years from 2012- 2016.

Mercy Saddia – Field Officer

Mercy Saddia – Field Officer

Mercy Saddia
Field Officer - Head Office

Mercy Saddia   Joined youth Net and Counseling as Volunteer Community Facilitator on Sexual Reproductive Health And Rights(SRH& R) in June 2016. She was employed as a Field Officer Special Projects Helpline in December 16, 2016.Prior to Joining YONECO, she worked as a peer Educator with Malawi Girl Guides Association (MAGGA) in Nkhata-Bay from 2009-2014 (5 Years) and a Lecture in Community Development with Accountancy Tuition College in Mzuzu for six Months January to June,2016.Mercy holds an Advanced Diploma In Community Development and Studied At Mzuzu Technical College.

Enallah Msukwa – Field Officer, Mulanje

Enallah Msukwa – Field Officer, Mulanje

Enallah Msukwa
Field Officer - Mulanje

Enallah Msukwa holds an advanced diploma in community development from Mzuzu technical college and a certificate in early childhood development. She  joined youth Net counseling as  a volunteer  under progression  later on  was employed as a field officer  under helpline and later on was transferred to Mulanje district with the same position  under a project  adolescent girls and young women engaging the community .My role as field officer revolves around working with the community and stake holders ,documentation of cases and other best practices in the community, field monitoring and supervision to the community groups to offer onsite  support to local communities, building and maintaining team work  at office    and responsible for supporting project officers in different activities ,and data collection in all activities and files and am passionate on working with women and children in all angles