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, Victor Kamwendo, Bernard Kanjoma, (foreign) Paul Osborn, Karen Osborn

Key In-Country Partners and Advisors :

Adam Gaskins – Operations Advisor – Adam has worked in the non-profit sector for over a decade, with CorpsAfrica, Raising Malawi and USAID. As a confidante and supporter of Kusewera, Adam advises our operations and permaculture vision at Kusewera Village in Malawi.   

Spiwe Zulu – As an entrepreneur and well-connected business man in Malawi, the UK and in S. Africa, Spiwe has been a consistent supporter of Kusewera and is a partner and collaborator, assisting us with key meetings and collaborations for growth.

Dean Lungu Jr – Advisor – Dean has been a friend and strong Kusewera supporter and a confidante. He is a trusted business owner in Malawi and assists our staff and property as needs arise.

Matthews Gondwe, MMG Consulting ; Malawian Payroll, Accountancy & HR Consultant 

Malawian Attorneys – Pempho Likongwe, Likongwe & Company / Joseph Chiume with Chiume & Co. and Mustapher Kaunde. 

US Board


Wilma Saidi, RNM : Director of Health and New Initiatives, Head of Leadership Staff. Wilma volunteered with Kusewera for about 5-6 years in her spare time from getting a Bachelor of Science degree at Daeyang University’s College of Nursing and Midwifery in Malawi. We are thrilled to have her manage all health-related projects, initiatives and programs. She has already proven to be an asset to the Kusewera community for years as a part of the family, and are able to expand on our existing and future partnerships in new and exciting ways. Wilma will manage the weekly clinics for under 5’s and young mothers in collaboration with our partners at the Chitedze Clinic and guidance by Wandikweza.

Doreen Chafulumira : Morning and After School Programs Coordinator, Leadership Staff – After volunteering with us for a year, Doreen proved to be an exceptional member of the team. She comes to us with a certificate in Financial Accounting and is the point person for our morning programs and after school programs.   

Chimwemwe Sambo : Outreach Coordinator, Teaching assistant Chimwemwe has been a friend of Kusewera for years, coming from Mtendere Village Orphanage. She completed secondary school, and earned a post secondary education certificate from a vocational school. She works alongside the lead staff assisting with programs, guest services and also assists with the Girl Power Initiative programs.

Harriet : Nursery/Preschool teacher and after school programs

Eliza : Nursery /Preschool assistant and after school programs

Patricia : Kindergarten Teacher and after school programs

Christina : Guest Services Lead and school/program assistant – 

Olivia and Yacinta : Guest House and Apartment Services, general cleaning 

Linessi : General Cleaning and Morning Day Care

Sankhani, Daniel, Isaac, Madalitso, Augustino : Guards / Watchmen – Each of these men rotate as guards / watchmen for us in tandem with our Guard/Dog handlers

Frackson, Amon, Jiasmond – Dog Handlers/Night Guards

Charles, Austin and Daston: Our groundskeepers make sure that our property looks great, stays watered and presentable!

Mark : part time tailoring/sewing instructor, teaching classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays at KV