The Ubumi team

The Ubumi Team

Ubumi Zambia, Lusaka

Lena Kresojevic, Country Coordinator, Ubumi Zambia. Lena has been permanently based in Zambia for many years. She is a sociologist. Lena is co-founder of Ubumi Zambia and office bearer.

Lena has been with Ubumi since 2013.



Shawn Muntanga, Admin and project officer. Shawn has been with us as a volunteer since 2014, but has been formally employed since 2019. Shawn is a trained accountant. Shawn is office bearer and co-founder of Ubumi Zambia.



Obed Kunda, Mental health specialist. He is a clinical officer specialising in mental health. Obed is office bearer.

He is attached to our mental health project, but has also worked on Covid19 interventions and fact-finding missions.


Ray Phiri, Book keeper

Ray has been with us since 2021


Karen Edwards, Volunteer. Karen has a health care background and extensive experience from the NGO-sector. She works with fundraising and assists with the projects in the correctional facilities.

Naeem Dalal Advocate. Dalal is a psychiatrist and mental health specialist.

Dr Dalal is a dedicated advocate for mental health and works with us specific events and projects.

Shishe Mwale is a social worker working for Social Welfare. She has a heart for prisoners, and has worked as a volunteer for Ubumi from 2014 mainly at our Kabwe prisons. Shishe is office bearer.

Ubumi Zambia, Chipata-group

William Phiri works as farm manager in Chipata at Madzimoyo Farm.

William is an agriculturalist with a certificate in child and psycho-social counselling. he is also a trained in ICT.

January Nkhoma works as our juvenile focal point and assistant farm manager.

January is a trained grassroots soccer coach.

Masita Sikobela is volunteer agriculturalist and works to support the Chipata projects

Ubumi Denmark, Copenhagen

Anne Egelund, Director of Ubumi Prisons Initiative Denmark. Anne is a sociologist and PhD. Anne has been with Ubumi (previously known as Children in Prisons Initiative) since 2006, where she started the projects. Anne is co-founder of Ubumi DK and Ubumi Zambia and office bearer of Ubumi Zambia. 



Sanna Fisker, Project manager.

Nutrition and Health Professional. Works with fundraising, technical assistance as well as popular engagement projects in Denmark.



Erik Stensgaard, Admin and accounts

Clara Viltoft, Criminologist. Popular engagement projects, reintegration/resocialisation

Cecilia Sululu Volunteer. She works to support all our projects in Chipata with specific attention to HIV/AIDS programming.

Laston Manda Volunteer. Mr Manda is a construction engineer. He works to support our projects in Chipata