My passion to contribute to the achievement of sustainable development goals especially SDG number 1 which aims at ending poverty by the year 2030
What is your biggest dream for your own life? For your country? For the world?
My biggest dream in my life is to motivate and mentor my fellow youths to come up with innovative solutions and ideas towards challenges affecting communities, especially in the rural areas.
What does success mean to you?
Being innovative and learning from failure.
What is one piece of advice you would give to incoming CorpsAfrica Volunteers?
Group models are much better than individual ones. If you want to achieve something or make a positive change do not work alone, but ask for advice from other people and involve your community in whatever you want to do or implement.
What is a piece of wisdom or quote that inspires you?
No man is an island.
Who is your role model and why?
My late brother Raphael Mndalasini. He was ambitious, humble, and hard-working. He used to give me advice to be a responsible person in the society.
What is something people would be surprised to know about you?
I address my biological mom as Aunt, and her elder sister as "Amayi" (mother).
What is a favorite memory you have from your time as a CorpsAfrica Volunteer?
Women dancing and singing after teaching them how to make cooking stoves, which helps to save firewood.
What do you regard as the most beautiful word/saying in your native language? What does it mean?
'Mutu umodzi susenza denga" meaning there is power in unity
What's something you're most proud of accomplishing during your service?
I managed to organize and facilitate a three-day SOLID trading in my community. SOLID stands for Sustainable Opportunities for Leaders Of Internal Development.
How has CorpsAfrica changed your life or perspective?
I have gained experience on how to implement and design projects using Human-Centered Design and Asset-Based Community Development approaches.
...comprised of ambitious, innovative young men and women who are passionate about making a positive change in different communities in the rural areas.