Who we are


Kumudzi Kuwale is a social for profit company, registered under Companies Act 13135.


The company was registered in August 2013, and is currently owned 54% by Nkhotakota Youth Organisation in Nkhotakota, Malawi, and 46% by the Grønn-Hagen Bjørke Malawi Foundation in Norway.


With only a single employee as of starting 2014, Kumudzi Kuwale has boasted a steep growth and now employs 15 Malawians in Nkhotakota, in addition to our Norwegian manager:

General Manager

Jon Martinsen Strand <jon.strand@kumudzikuwale.com>


Technical Manager:

Geoffrey Kasambandopa <geoffrey.kasambandopa@kumudzikuwale.com>


Project Manager:

Ivy Chirwa <ivy.chirwa@kumudzikuwale.com>



Josephine Dambe <josephine.dambe@kumudzikuwale.com>


Senior Electrial Technician:

Witness Chisale <witness.chisale@kumudzikuwale.com>


Technical Assistant:

Nema Mdelemani


Project Facilitator:

Charles Cornelius Kaombe



Enneless Thompson Phiri


Apprentices - electrical installations:

Innocent Chisale

Charity Chikula


Charging station operators:

Mary Siyame

Harry Dausi

Mercy Chirwa

Mussa Mwale

Mussah Mkumba

Yona Mlenga

Shadreck Phiri

Manduwa Chikowe