Initiatives’ staff supporting the Support to the HIV/AIDS Response in Zambia II project:
Kelly Chambula Chanika, PATF/DATF Manager
As a DATF/PATF Manager for the SHARe II project Ms. Chanika serves as the key SHARe II project contact for institutional capacity and systems strengthening support to PATFs and DATFs in the assigned provinces. She provides technical expertise and support related to HIV/AIDS response coordination, management and implementation, including preparing and conducting trainings and presentations, one-on-one training and mentorship, and other relevant means.
Ms. Chanika has over ten years experience in the community and public health sectors, strengthening and building capacities of individuals, families, communities and organizations to prevent and mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS and other health-related concerns. For the past six years, Ms. Chanika’s work focused on coordination of HIV/AIDS programs, serving as a District AIDS Coordination Advisor with the National AIDS Council . Ms. Chanika has a bachelor’s degree in development studies, a diploma in clinical medical sciences and is a trained psychosocial counsellor/trainer and supervisor.
Mr. Chilekwa serves as Senior Manager - Coordinating Structures under SHARe II project. He works with key decision makers and stakeholders to support HIV/AIDS coordinating structures in Zambia to coordinate manage and implement an effective HIV/AIDS response.
Mr. Chilekwa also coordinates activities, supervises program implementation, and provides technical oversight and quality accountability within the project’s Coordinating Structures Unit. He further provides technical support in planning, assessment and organizational development. He works closely and collaboratively with Government of the Republic of Zambia, through the National AIDS Council (NAC), to strengthen the capacity of HIV/AIDS coordinating structures and ensure that Coordinating Structures Project deliverables are met.
Mr. Chilekwa has wide-ranging prior experience, having worked as an educator at both secondary and tertiary schools, a District Planner and as a Provincial AIDS Coordination Advisor during his career. He has a master’s degree in development studies as well as a diploma in management studies.
Anna Banda Chirwa, RM, RN, IDPM, HIV/AIDS Programs Manager
As HIV/AIDS Programs Manager, Ms. Chirwa serves as a liaison between civil society stakeholders and SHARe. She is responsible for assessing technical needs and building capacities of civil society stakeholders to enable them to achieve their aims and objectives in support of the national HIV/AIDS response. Ms. Chirwa was also a member of the SHARe I team where she served as NGO Advisor.
Prior to re-joining Initiatives Inc. on SHARe II, she was attached to the Lusaka Provincial Health Office as the Community Health Coordinator under the Zambia Integrated Systems Strengthening Program. Ms. Chirwa, who is trained as a nurse and midwife, has more than two decades of experience working at all levels of the Zambian health care system. She spearheaded the development of the National In-Service Training Coordination System for healthcare workers focused on HIV/AIDS, and was key to the development of the National Accreditation System for health services with emphasis on HIV/AIDS care and ART services. She is a Master Trainer in Reproductive Health both for health workers and community agents.
Charles Hakoma, Organizational Development Manager
As the Organizational Development Manager, Mr. Hakoma serves as the key project technical expert for institutional capacity systems strengthening support to project partner and units.
Mr. Hakoma is a trained Clinical Officer General in Dermatology and Venereology, Adult Education and specialist in District Task Forces, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), Public and Private Sectors Organizational Development. He has over 10 years of experience in HIV/AIDS, STI, TB and leprosy control and program management and more than three years of experience as an Advisor for District AIDS Task Forces.
Jack B Kalipenta serves as CSO Organizational Development Manager for the SHARe II project. He is responsible for providing expert technical assistance to Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and local coordinating structures (DATFs) in organizational development (OD) and management, resource mobilization and allocation, and program coordination and implementation.
Jack has extensive experience working with local civil society organizations (NGOs) in Organization Development (OD), designing and facilitating organizational self- assessments, performance improvement plans and capacity building interventions for over a decade. Jack has worked as Program Officer for Kepa (Finnish Service Centre for International Development), as Organization Development Manager with Pact Inc. in Zambia and as Organization Development Specialist for Local Partners Capacity Building (LPCB) under MSI/FHI360.
Clement Nchimunya Moonga, MSc GH., PATF/DATF Manager
Mr. Moonga serves as PATF/DATF Manager for the SHARe II project. He is responsible for building the capacity of Provincial and District AIDS Task Forces in coordinating the HIV and AIDS response at their respective levels through enhancing their skills in leadership, strategic planning, organizational management and management systems development, and resource mobilization.
Mr. Moonga’s experience focuses on HIV/AIDS and social and economic development, including nine years of practical experience in district planning and HIV/AIDS programming in Zambia. He also has wide-ranging leadership experience in health-related services, having served as Chairperson for the Family Support Unit at Choma General Hospital, Treasurer for the Choma District Malaria Task Force, Board Chairperson for Choma Children’s Nest, Vice Chairperson for the Mazabuka AIDS Multi-sectoral Initiative (MAMI), Treasurer for Pemba High School Parents & Teachers Association and Board Chairperson for Nambala Contractors & Hardware Suppliers and Supervisor for Sugarcane Department at Nanga Farms in Mazabuka. He has a master’s degree in global health.
Maximillian Musunse, MBA, DATF/PATF Manager
As a DATF/PATF Manager for SHARe II, Mr. Musunse serves as a primary liaison between SHARe II and regional coordinating structures and stakeholders. He provides technical support on all aspects of organizational development and coordination to regional SHARe II programs. Mr. Musunse has over fifteen years experience supporting individuals, families, communities and organizations to realize their full potential through dealing with change in an empowering way; in both the civil society and public sectors. He has provided technical support to the coordination of the multi-sectoral response to HIV/AIDS at district and provincial levels. He has particular experience with the mainstreaming and decentralized responses to HIV. Mr. Musunse has a master’s degree in business administration as well as advanced training in counseling, planning, monitoring and evaluation and cross-cultural communication.