Meet the Founders


Dorothy and Lucy met in 2013 while pursuing their studies, and were instantly connected by their shared interest in improving the lives of others through education and mentorship.

Dorothy Kamoto


Dorothy’s interest in reaching out to other young people developed during her student years at African Bible College. As a young girl, she dreamed of becoming a journalist in order to reach out to the public with information aimed at enhancing people’s lives and to contribute to the country’s development. Dorothy holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from African Bible College and a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership obtained from Eastern University, Pennsylvania USA. Dorothy is the Executive Director.

Lucy Nkwinika


Lucy is passionate about young people and their well-being. Her interests grew when she started her internship as a camp and after school director with an organization that works with teens and underprivileged children in Salima. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from African Bible College and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Business Administration at Eastern University in Pennsylvania, USA. Lucy is the Program Director for Young and Empowered Malawi.

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