Founder and Director, Joanne Jorissen Chiwaula obtained an B.A. from Brown University in International Development and then studied at the University of California at San Francisco to become a Certified-Nurse Midwife and Women’s Nurse Practitioner.
Programme Manager and Acting Director, Annette Namagale obtained her Masters in Public Health from the University of Malawi, College of Medicine. Annette comes to Joyful Motherhood with extensive experience in project management. Annette believes that every child has a right to health and a mother’s love. This belief inspires her on a daily basis to serve as an advocate for women and children in Malawi.
Nitta Chakanika, Nurse. Nitta joined Joyful Motherhood in 2010 and has a total of 16 years experience working with woman and children in Malawi.
Elizabeth Nampinga, Nurse. Elizabeth joined Joyful Motherhood in 2012 and has a total of 23 years experience working with woman and children in Malawi.
Verina Gwedela, Nurse. Verina joined Joyful Motherhood in 2013 and has a total of 33 years experience working with woman and children in Malawi.
Trust Kachala, Secretary. When you visit our humble office you will likely receive a warm welcome by Trust.
Ritchie Zuze, Driver. Ritchie is our skilled driver, able to navigate treacherous roads even during the rainy season in order to get nurses to the women and babies who wait for them.
Gerald Maganga, we honor your service and you are with us in memory always.