Mwitwa Chileshe

Mwitwa

Co-fellow

Lauren

Lauren Smith

Placement Country: Zambia
Title: Monitoring & Evaluation Fellow
Partner: Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
"I am a GHC fellow because I want to acquire knowledge, skills and community necessary to bring about equity of access to ART provision in my community."

Mwitwa is from Kapiri Mposhi of Zambia's Central Province. He completed his undergraduate degree at University of Zambia in 2008, majoring in Mathematics and minoring in History. He went on to complete his postgraduate diploma in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) at Cavendish University Zambia in 2011. After graduating from the University of Zambia, he worked as a research assistant at Afya Mzuri and a part-time lecturer at Makeni College of Education. Before joining GHC, Mwitwa was employed as Site M&E Officer at the Zambian Corridors of Hope HIV/AIDS Prevention Project at Kapiri Mposhi in July 2009. He trained over 100 staff (volunteer and full-time) on data collection guidelines and the use and completion of data collection tools while also spearheading a study to determine the amount of time clients take to access antiretroviral therapy-related services at Kapiri Urban Clinic. Mwitwa enjoys playing soccer, cheese, and reading history and spy novels.