Khwima Brave Mkandawire

Khwima Brave



Katherine Ruffing

Placement Country: Malawi
Title: IT Networking and Medical Informatics Coordinator
Partner: Partners In Health/Abwenzi Pa Za Umoyo
No one should be sidelined from health services regardless of who they are. Health is human right for all and we all have an equal opportunity to survive and live long, healthy lives.

Khwima Brave Mkandawire was born and raised in Blantyre, Malawi. He attended the National College of Information Technology, where he obtained a bachelor’s degree in business information technology. After college, Khwima headed an IT department as system administrator at Macsteel Malawi Ltd, a subsidiary of Macsteel South Africa. Most recently, Khwima worked with the International Institute for Communication Development Netherlands, in collaboration with African E-Health Solutions International Tanzania, where his main duties were designing, programming and implementing AfyaPro, an e-health system, for Malawi, Tanzania, and Zimbabwe. In his free time, Brave enjoys playing volleyball, chess, swimming, software programming and other IT related things.