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, one vacant Malawian position pending, (foreign) Paul Osborn, Karen Osborn

Malawian Attorney : Pempho Likongwe, Likongwe & Company


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 all school activities, focusing on the Kindergarten 4/5 classes and after school programs for all ages.

Jesse : Assistant Coordinator – Jesse has been a friend of Kusewera for years, having been a resident of Mtendere Village Orphanage where many of our volunteers worked. She completed secondary school, and got a certificate from vocational school, has a driver’s license and enjoys netball and other sports. She works alongside the Coordinator assisting with programs, guest services and general coordination at Kusewera Village.

Blessings : Kindergarten 4/5 and Permaculture Program – Blessings came to Kusewera Village as a volunteer, and quickly became an integral part of the team. She is educated, her English is fantastic, she communicates well, she’s professional, loyal, honest and kind… AND she loves the permaculture lifestyle Kusewera is implementing! We are excited to have her on board as she will be assisting with the Kindergarten 4/5 in the mornings and spearheading our Permaculture Program in the afternoons!

Eliza : Nursery School and after school programs – Eliza comes from one of the local villages surrounding Kusewera Village. She has been a valuable part of the preschool and after school program, as well as helping out Christina at the guest house when groups are visiting.

Christina : Guest Services and school/program assistant – Christina comes from one of the local villages surrounding Kusewera Village. She assists volunteers in the guest house, preparing for their stay, cooking, cleaning and also works with the nursery school as needed.

Ivy : Nursery School and after school programs – Ivy comes from one of the local villages surrounding Kusewera Village. She is spearheading the nursery school and assisting in the coordination of after school programs.

Chapata, Chagaga and Sankhani : Guards / Watchmen – Each of these men are from a different one of the three local villages surrounding Kusewera Village and have been active in assisting Kusewera with many things over the last couple years. They were eager to be guards / watchmen for us in tandem with the professional hired guards at the village.