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.
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