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Eunice Sinyemu

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Eunice Sinyemu

Zambia Country Director

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Eunice comes to THET with more than 20 years of experience. After working for many years in the UK, in 2012 Eunice relocated to her homeland in Zambia, where she has worked as Executive Director for the Network of Zambian People Living with HIV, a position she held until she joined THET.

She has extensive expertise working in health, having served as Consultant for the Global Network of People living with HIV, and, more recently, as Capacity Strengthening Coordinator for the AIDS and Right Alliance for Southern Africa. She has held senior positions including Head of Policy at African HIV Policy Network in the UK and for many years she has been an active member of the Zambia UK Health Workforce Alliance.

Eunice.sinyemu@thet.org

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Edward Tonkin

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Edward Tonkin

Programme Manager, BMET – Zambia Programme

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Edward joined THET in February 2012. He has a BA (Hons) in Political Studies and a Masters in Development Studies from Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand. He has worked in various development organisations including Oxfam and Volunteer Service Abroad and has travelled and volunteered in India and Africa, including Zambia.

He has also worked in a political environment, for a Member of Parliament in Wellington.

Edward@thet.org

@EdwardLT

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Misheck Kasaro

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Misheck Kasaro

Programmes Support Officer – Zambia Programme

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Misheck joined THET Zambia in December 2013 as Logistics Assistant. Prior to joining THET, he worked with Bayport Financial Services in Zambia in the operations department as a driver, for over four years.

He has a Business Administration Diploma Level 1.

Misheck.kasaro@thet.org

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Mpongwe Chanda

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Mpongwe Chanda

Nutrition Programme Coordinator – Zambia Programme

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Mpongwe Chanda is originally from Mbala in Northern Zambia. She worked with World Vision Zambia for four years as a monitoring and evaluation officer. While at World Vision, Mpongwe worked on a health project that focused on maternal and child health, HIV&AIDS and water and sanitation. She then worked with Society for Family Health on male circumcision and reproductive health projects as Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist.

This was a one year fellowship placement with Global Health Corps. After the fellowship she gladly accepted a position with THET as Nutrition Program Coordinator. She completed her undergraduate studies at the Copper belt University in 2008 with a bachelor’s degree in Production Management. Mpongwe currently lives in Lusaka, Zambia and is married with one daughter. She loves to read, watch movies, and run.

Mpongwe.chanda@thet.org

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Ethel M. Mukosa

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Ethel M. Mukosa

Finance and Admin Assistant - Zambia Office

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With a work history in Finance and Administration, Ethel holds a diploma in Accounting (AAT ) and  worked for Concern Worldwide Zambia from July 2011 to June 2017, a Humanitarian INGO, as an Administrative Assistant, a position she held until she joined THET. She also worked for a micro-financing company before joining the NGO sector.

She has a passion for development related issues and studied for a bachelor’s degree in Development Studies at Zambian Open University (ZAOU).

Ethel has done some voluntary work with Youth Advocacy and Lobby Network (YALON), a Zambian based Organisation as well as holding a position of Coordinator while volunteering for Movement for Preservation of Children’s Rights (MPCR).