Mr. Harold Chuidza Banda
Harold Chiudza Banda is the board Chairman. A member of the Assemblies of God church he currently works as Media Manager for Timveni Child & Youth Media Organization where he is responsible for media scheduling, media buying, monitoring media output, supervising the marketing team, and billing media products. He is currently studying for a Masters Degree in Business Administration with Eastern & Southern African Management Institute. He is a graduate of African Bible College and also studied accounting with Lilongwe Technical College. He is married to Bertha and together they have two children.
Shadreck Chikoti is the Executive Director of Kanyenyeva Ministries and Sits in the board as Secretary. He worked with Trans World Radio as a Producer and Presenter of programs before joining Children of the Nations as Radio Manager. He is the vice chairman of Fountain of Hope Ministries and also head Pan African Publishers Ltd and Story Club Malawi. He lives in Lilongwe, the capital city of Malawi with his wife Yamikani and their three chidren, Shamiso, Thabiso and Uhuru.
Reverend Blessings Chikakula
Reverend Blessings Lytone Chikakula was born in 1972 from a Christian family. He is married with four Children; one girl and three boys. After primary school he went to St. John’s Secondary School. After graduation he immediately registered for teaching training at Lilongwe Teachers Training college after which he taught in primary for years before joining African Bible College in 2002 where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. He was a teacher at ABC Christian Academy where he tutored William Kamkwamba and finally became his mentor and helped in writing his book “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” as a translator to Bryan Miller an American Journalist. He was also involved in the shooting of William’s documentary movie in 2009-2010. Chikakula also taught in various Secondary Schools including Mvera Girls Secondary School.
In 2016 he went to Josophat Mwale Theological Seminary and was ordained as a Presbyterian Church Minister on 29 July, 2018. He is now serving at Mitupe CCAP in Kasungu as a Church Minister. He loves preaching the gospel and teaching young people.
Yamikani is the Manager at Kanyenyeva Ministries. She sits in the board as a non-voting member and vice Secretary to the board. She is a graduate of African Bible College and holds a bachelor’s degree in Communication and Theology. Daughter to the late Reverend Lufani of the Baptist Church Yamikani has worked with the Lydia Project, a women’s program that deals with women empowerment, and Children of the Nations where she worked as a Village Coordinator. She has also worked as a consultant on translation with organizations such as The Peace Corps, the Bridge Project Malawi, Fhi, and others. She is a founding member of the Kanyenyeva Ministries and is married to Shadreck.
Ndidza Chisanu has worked with women and the youth for over fifteen years. She was an Administrator and Communications Officer at Evangelical Association of Malawi, an umbrella body of Evangelical churches and organizations in Malawi. She has also worked with Civil Society Agriculture Network as a Communications and Membership Officer, FPAM and currently works with Care Malawi as an Advocacy and Communications Officer. She has volunteered with several organizations including Save Orphans Ministries and Church Ministries. She is married to Rodger Chisanu and together they have two children. Mrs. Ndidza is responsible for women’s and children’s affairs for the board.
Mr. Rodger Chisanu
Rodger Chisanu is a member of the board assigned to work with the treasury. A church elder at Katondo C.C.A.P, he is currently a Management Accountant at Malawi Enterprise Development Fund (MEDF), a government owned Micro Finance Institution, He is a qualified ACCA Chartered Accountant with post qualification experience of more than 4 years. Before joining the MEDF he worked as an External Auditor at Graham Carr and Company. Rodger is married to Ndidza Chisanu and together they have two sons, Peace and Shammah.
Howard Kachipanda brings to the board more than 20 years’ work experience in management positions. He worked with Central Poultry Ltd as an Import and Export Manager, Initiative for Development and Equity in Africa Agriculture as a Market and Information Officer. He has also worked with organizations such as Press Agriculture, International Fertilizer Centre, Msungwi C.C.A.P. he is married to Jelisse and together they have two wonderful daughters. They own the Agro and Consultancy Service Company which provides trainings to farmers and Agro dealers and also buys and sells farm produce. Kachipanda is also a board member of AISAM and a vice chairman on the research team of the Chewa Foundation. Mr. Kachipanda is the Senior Advisor to the board.