Othakarhaka Foundation

Founders & Leadership

What was founded as merely a charity group in 2012 by Ida Puliwa, (a Mulanje based lady as a response to the good gesture she received from a retired Virginia based professor Dr. Marquita Hill who helped her with scholarship to study in College) became an organization after it was formally registered in 2013 with the government of Malawi through the Office of the Registrar General

Ida (In this video) obtained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Information and Communication Technology from Mzuzu University and ….She now leads Othakarhaka Foundation across its various programmes in collaboration with other members of staff.

Governance structure (Board of Trustees)

We are governed by a team of individuals who are typically volunteers and supporters of Othakarhaka Foundation. The composition of Othakarhaka’s board of trustees is as follows;

  • Chairperson: Pastor Mrs. Chifundo Chibaba
  • Secretary: Sam Majamanda
  • Treasurer: Mercy Sitima
  • Hendrix Mwale,

Other Board Members

  • Peter Asibu,
  • Memory Lupande
  • Mary Mzwiti