The Sparkle Foundation is a UK registered charity and international NGO which provides education, nutrition and medical support to communities in Malawi.

With a vision to create brighter sustainable futures for orphans and vulnerable children, the grassroots organisation has an expanding team on the ground in Malawi who work tirelessly to make this a reality.

Local Team

Lusungu Zgambo

Local Director

Mwayi Mpinganjira

HR and Administration Officer

Lena Mponda


Roderick Saliwa

Project Officer (Building & Maintenance)

Lonjezo Juma


Brown Masingati

Project Officer (Nutrition & Community Empowerment)

Greyson Kalodzeni

Head Cook

Alexander Phiri

Head of Security

Aida Makombola


Stella Mangalande


Roselyne Butao


Bridget Banda


Christopher Makambola

Assistant Teacher

Hannah Ganizani

Assistant Teacher

Veronica Nkhoma

Assistant Teacher

Allan Mitochi

Driver, Data Entry and Teaching Support

Sosten Dodoma

Security Guard

Anorld James

Security Guard

Alick Suwedi

Security Guard

Louis Willard

Security Guard

Maxwell Phalula

Assistant Cook

Frank Blaim

Shack Chef

Fumbani Kumwenda

Agricultural Officer

James Kazembe

Head Builder

Moses Mpilisi


International Team

Sarah Brook


Chris Barclay

International Director

Liz Barclay

International Director

Our International Volunteers

Béatrice Lemoine

Administration Officer

Cherine Ghali

International Malawi NGO Board member & Lawyer

Diala Jarrar

Project Based Volunteer

Jacqueline Pearson

Sponsorship Manager

Josh Aroesti

Graphic Designer

Laura Chamberlain

Graphic Designer

Nicky Curtis


Nicolette de Villiers

Marketing and Communications

UK Board of Trustees

  • John Warner – Chairman / +44 7785 230068 /
  • Amit Popat – Financial Trustee (Treasurer)
  • Cathy Marsh – Legal Trustee
  • Chris Townsend – Trustee
  • Edward Fletcher – Trustee
  • Jan Yates – Trustee
  • Michelle Wisbey – Trustee