Our Team

The Following Is Our Team For FACT

Pemphero Mphande

Pemphero Mphande

Executive Director

Pemphero Mphande is 27 years old. He is an HIV programs specialist and SRHR activist. His work includes development of the strategic plans, overseeing development and implementation of projects as well supervising staff through the organization’s management.He has more than six years’ experience working in HIV prevention and implementing programs in sexual and reproductive health and rights for young people. He served for three years as President of College of Medicine AIDS Counselling and Training Society where he trained more than 500 young to become sex education peer educators.

Pemphero is a graduate of the Rise Up’s Enabling Girls to Advance Gender Equality training funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundationand, therefore, certified to implement programs tackling child marriages. He is also an alumni of the Social Impact Incubator (SII) 2019 cohort funded by the Segal Family Foundation. As an HIV and AIDS prevention specialist, he has received several trainings in counselling and sex education under COMACTS.In his spare time, Pemphero takes interest in politics and political activism as well as raising funds to support struggling entrepreneurs. He contested for a parliamentary seat in Blantyre City South in 2019 and serves as the Chief Operations Strategist of Citizens for Progressive Action, a youth political pressure group. He also runs an initiative that is funding local business start-ups in Malawi.

Pemphero holds a Bachelor’s of Medical Laboratory Sciences from the University of Malawi, College of Medicine and is a published author of a book of fiction titled What You See at Sunrise.

Brain Chumbi Junior

Brain Chumbi Junior

Deputy Executive Director

Is  a Medical Laboratory Scientist, Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) advocate and Universal Health Coverage Youth Champion from Malawi with Over 5 years’ experience in offering Comprehensive Sexuality Education and mentoring young people on general SRHR issues including family planning, menstrual health hygiene, sexually transmitted infections among others.

He is the co-founder of Forum for AIDS Counselling and Training (FACT). In his capacity as the Executive Deputy Director he coordinates projects and facilitates training programs.

Madalitso Juwayeyi

Madalitso Juwayeyi

Programs Manager

She has over 4 years working experience with young people, women and girls in areas of Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights, education and social empowerment. Before being promoted to the role of Programs Manager, Madalitso worked as the Adolescent Girl Programs Coordinator from 2017 until 2019.

She is skilled in proposal writing, project management, planning and facilitating trainings and educational campaigns. She has gone through different trainings including the Enabling Girls to Advance Gender Equality (ENGAGE) leadership training with Rise up Together, and the Social Impact Incubator (SII) Malawi training.

 Madalitso has managed several projects at FACT and she is currently working as the Project manager for Let girls shine project, as well as field supervisor for Tiunikileni project under FWEN which is responding to GBV cases amidst COVD-19. In 2019, through her pitch at, FACT won a $3000 grant prize from Segal Family Foundation under SII. She is also a co-founder of FACT Women Empowerment Network (FWEN). She holds a Bachelors degree in Nutrition and Public Health from the University of Eastern Africa, Baraton.

Grace Sichinga

Grace Sichinga

FWEN Director

With over 3 years’ working experience with adolescent girls and young women in areas of girl child education and Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR), Grace has headed our female led branch since March, 2020. She is young and passionate about identifying solutions to problems faced by girls and young women.

 She is skilled in leading and organizing projects and activities, community mobilization, as well as proposal writing. She is currently working as the Project Officer under our Let Girls shine project coordinating the project in Lilongwe district, and as the Project Manager for Tiunikileni project under FWEN which is responding to GBV cases amidst COVD-19. She holds a social sciences degree from the University of Malawi, Chancellor College. Grace is one of the champions that won the UNICEF COVID-19 Youth Challenge Malawi.

Jeffrey Kaunda

Jeffrey Kaunda

Grants Officer

Is a social worker with a Bsc from Catholic University of Malawi . He has over 3 years work experience in social work and Sexual Reproductive Health. He has served as the grants officer for FACT for 2 years. He works in providing day to day administration of grants and sub contracts including tracking budgets, payments, compliance, and modification and reporting and alerting the finance officer regarding any performance or financial reporting issues.

Dr Samson Kalulu

Dr Samson Kalulu

Finance Officer

Mr. Samson Kalulu, BACC (UNIMA), ACCA (UK) MBA (ESAMI); has wide consulting experience in financial management and institution building. Mr. Kalulu has extensive operational experience in organization/management reviews of NGOs and private firms, job analysis and evaluation for business plans for enterprises and organizational effectiveness; specifically, his experience has included designing and conducting training of trainers programs for government and local government.

Tabeni Kachitsa

Tabeni Kachitsa

Sexual Reproductive Health and Rights Coordinator

Tabeni is the SRHR coordinator for FACT with 2 years’ experience working with young people in Youth bFriendly Sexual Reproductive health Services. She is a good mentor and an inspirational leader with great skills in counselling, training and service provision. Tabeni is also working as the Menstrual Health and Hygiene Coordinator under the Let girls shine project. She has a degree in Biotechnology from the Lilongwe University of agriculture and Natural Resources (LUANAR). During her college days, Tabeni was LUANAR care for girl’s coordinator under maestros. She is also a mentorship and volunteer programs assistant for youth empowerment and support initiative.

Dr Joram Nyironggo

Dr Joram Nyironggo

Programs' Consultant

Dr Joram Nyirongo is a Medical Doctor, a graduate from the University of Malawi, College of Medicine and works as a lead technical consultant in the development of our programs. He has worked with Kamuzu Central Hospital, Daeyang Luke hospital and currently works with Partners in Hope Hospital.

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