Promise Trust Chiwalo is a young professional who is passionate about community development. He believes in the potential of rural communities to develop and attain independence when community members are engaged as active participants in development and not as passive recipients. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Extension from Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Prior to CorpsAfrica, he worked as a Graduate Intern at Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa in the programs department. During his college years, he also worked as a part-time research assistant for World Vision. He loves reading good books, especially Christian classics, and he is rarely without a book. Promise believes that working for CorpsAfrica will help him to be an effective community development agent and will equip him with the necessary skills to make development sustainable in the rural communities of Malawi.