“An educated Malawian girl has high earning potential, enjoys good health, she is less likely to marry as a teenager, has fewer children, less likely to be a victim of gender based violence, more likely to educate her children and be productive to the community and the country at large.”

Our People

Board of Directors

GENET is managed by a Board of Directors where members contribute a variety of skills and experiences to the organization. They are responsible for providing policy directions and advices for the organization.

The board members consist of the following;

    Mandala Mambulasa
    Takondwa Kaliwo
    Emma Kalea (social worker)
    Charles Banda
    Dalitsolanga Sokosa
    Memory Banda (representative of adolescents’ advisory board)

Staff Members

As members of local community themselves, GENET is deeply committed and dedicated to its mission. The team has a wealth of expertise in development work and empowerment of marginalized girls and women, as well as in understanding of the local culture and context in which they work, enabling the foundation to be relevant and responsive to community needs. Working from district bases, the team utilizes resources, networks and direct contact with beneficiaries to identify needs as well as to develop activities. Such activities are aimed to support girls and community members to identify and create their own sustainable solutions.

Faith Phiri, Executive Director


Yamikani Banda, Project Coordinator               Mercy Mituka, Project Coordinator           Tamara Mhango, Project Coordinator

Lindiwe Jere, Project Coordinator                    Howard Mlozi, Project Coordinator                        Oyamba Jim, Project Officer    


Kissa Mphongolo, Project Officer                       Naomi Nkhonjera, Project Officer                   Suzen Chowe, Project Officer


                    Fanny Magombo, Accountant                              Beatrice Khomo, Administrative Assistant