Family Impact Africa
FamilyImpact is registered in Zimbabwe as an Africa Trust. The Africa Board carries final responsibility for Family Impact. It meets annually but carries on business by correspondence between meetings. In 2011, it is made up of David Cunningham (Chairperson), Hilary Chemitei (Kenya), Dr Raymond Motsi (Zimbabwe), Ethel Sibanda (Zimbabwe) and Folasade Lawal (Nigeria). There is a separate Family Impact Charitable Trust registered in UK and a Family Impact Board in USA.
FAMILY IMPACT REGIONS and AFRICA MANAGEMENT TEAM
Coordination is provided by the Africa Management Team (AMT). The AMT is made up of Regional team Leaders (RTLs) from West, East and Southern Africa, a Communications Coordinator and a representative from the Africa Board. The RTLs are the leaders of their own country movements who give time to support the FI members in their region. One of the RTLs is appointed by the Africa Board to act as AMT Chairperson for a 2 year period.
Currently based in Bulawayo, the Communications Coordinator, Kaluba Tarukwana, coordinates communication and reporting between the countries and AMT.
Thomas and Hellen Malande who were founding members of Family Impact have led the East Africa movement since its founding in 2002. Tom is the Director of Family Impact in Kenya, which is based out of Eldoret but works across the whole of the country.
He serves as the East Africa Regional Team Leader, overseeing and encouraging the work in Burundi, Tanzania and Uganda. He has been the AMT Chair since 2009.
Tunde Fowe is the West Africa Regional Team Leader and National Director of the Lagos-based Nigeria Family Impact office. He came to Family Impact in 2007 after 17 years of service with Scripture Union. He is responsible for the Family Impact offices in Cameroon and Ghana.
Based in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Lynne Knight is the Director of Family Impact Zimbabwe and the Regional Team Leader for Southern Africa. She has been with Family Impact since 2003 and the Zimbabwe head since 2007.
She oversees Family Impact in South Africa and Zambia.
The Operating Model