Foundation Team

The Foundation team has grown to include 40 employees and over 200 volunteers across 11 Time + Tide communities.

Elizabeth Ellis

Elizabeth Ellis

Executive Director

“What I love most about my job is discovering the many resourceful and wonderful ways that residents in our communities take care of each other.”

Joël Henri Jao

Joël Henri Jao

Community Liaison Nosy Ankao

“I grew up in this area, so I love that my job brings development to my home village and to my country.”

Inonge Liboma

Inonge Liboma

Home-based Education Manager

“I find being a community worker so rewarding. Through home visitations, workshops and Body Stress Release, I get a chance to share important home-based education and health tips with people.”

Charity Mushokabanji

Charity Mushokabanji

Programme Officer Liuwa Plain

“Working with the community residents to take ownership of our programmes is extremely satisfying – especially when they actively go out of their way to assist.”

Ritah Muyunda

Ritah Muyunda

Special Education Liuwa Plain

“The most rewarding part of my job is that I get to set a foundation for the children and a strong bond is formed with them and their families.”

Mulemba Ndonji

Mulemba Ndonji

Wellness Manager South Luangwa

“What I love most about my job is that it is a service to children and helps them become self-reliant. Time spent with the children and their parents is always heart-warming.”

Thokozile Phiri

Thokozile Phiri

Communications Manager

“I really love my job because it enables me to contribute to improving the lives of children. As a storyteller, it gives me profound joy and satisfaction to assist in sharing their stories with the world.” 

Avinasha Ramsamooj

Avinasha Ramsamooj

Accountant

“I love my job because everyone in the organisation genuinely shares the same vision and is fully dedicated to the residents of Time + Tide communities.”

Ny Sanda Ranaivoson

Ny Sanda Ranaivoson

Conservation Programme Manager Nosy Ankao

“The most rewarding part of my job is knowing that because of our conservation efforts, our children will be able to see the rare species we are protecting.”

Prisca Sakala

Prisca Sakala

Gender Support Officer South Luangwa

“I love my job because it allows me to empower girls and help them to discover who they really are.”

Kalinda Muyembe

Kalinda Muyembe

Acting Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator

“Our approach works because we create an inclusive space for children who may not have had these opportunities if it wasn’t for our presence in the community.”

 Lea Razafimanitsony

Lea Razafimanitsony

Programme Officer Nosy Ankao

“I really like that the Time + Tide Foundation approach is community centred because working closely with local people helps them fully participate in the development process so that every success is community driven.”

Mambwe Mwanza

Mambwe Mwanza

Intern South Luangwa

“I love my job because it allows me to give children with special needs a chance to attend school and play freely with their peers.”

Pierrah Rokotoarison

Pierrah Rokotoarison

Education Manager Nosy Ankao

“My job is important because I have the opportunity to help children develop their potential, so that they become men and women who promote development within their communities.”

Mutinta Mulaye

Mutinta Mulaye

Programme Officer Lower Zambezi

“The most rewarding part about my job is seeing change in someone’s life and knowing that you were a part of the process.”

Sarah Zulu

Sarah Zulu

Assistant Wellness Manager

“I love my job because each day is different, you are constantly challenged and learning something new from the parents and the children.”

Patrick Kazadi

Patrick Kazadi

Theatre Facilitator Lower Zambezi

“I love my job because it leaves my participants not only entertained, but educated, sensitized, and motivated.”

Catherine Makoni

Catherine Makoni

Assistant Programme Officer Lower Zambezi

“I love my job because everyone shares the same vision, which is to help people and see positive change in their lives, such as improvement in literacy levels and the general wellbeing of children with special needs.”

Francesca Cooke

Francesca Cooke

Administration Manager

“The Foundation approach works because it is driven by meaningful data and community-approved interventions. To see what has been achieved so far makes me excited to be part of the team.”

Chate Kaunda

Chate Kaunda

Programme Officer South Luangwa

“What I love most about my job is being part of an enthusiastic team that is focused on delivering inclusive, safe learning environments for vulnerable children- especially those with special needs.”

Linda Njobvu

Linda Njobvu

Home-based Education Assistant Manager

‘’What I love about my job is being surrounded by people with vast experience and various backgrounds both in the office and in the field. This exposure has contributed to my personal and professional growth.”

Sephewe Ncube

Sephewe Ncube

Education Coordinator Liuwa Plain

“I love my job because teaching is lifetime learning, exercising creativity and it helps build meaningful relationships with my students and the community at large.”

Bupe Musonda

Bupe Musonda

Body Stress Release Practitioner

“I love my job because it helps me improve the lives of children with special needs. Through Body Stress Release, I help them deal with mental and physical stress.”

Mukelabai Muhongo

Mukelabai Muhongo

Intern Lower Zambezi

“I love my job because I learn a lot of things, I now know how to identify and manage different disabilities. This knowledge helps me support children with special needs and their families.”