POSITION: Programme Manager
QUALIFICATION: MA in Development Studies (Distinction) from the University of the Western Cape, (2019) South Africa.
PHONE: +265 991 875 865
Linice has 12 years’ experience in designing and implementing developmental programs in NGOs in Malawi using human centred and participatory approaches. Programs designed, implemented and managed by Linice include programs on health, education, gender equality and women empowerment, social accountability and governance, youth development, food security and nutrition as well as climate change resilience. Linice has led in designing and implementing an award winning gender program in CRECCOM (http://www.gender.gov.mw/index.php/picture-gallery/picture-gallery/gewe-implementing-partners-awards).
At national level, Linice has informed the development of the social protection curriculum for social welfare officers in Malawi. She was also part of the taskforce that drafted the national human rights communications strategy as well as the girl’s readmission policy and the national repetition policy. She is also among the people that have facilitated the establishment of a national Community Day Secondary School (CDSS) working group at national level (2019). The working group is informing programs as well as policy on disadvantaged secondary schools in Malawi.
Linice has vast experience in conducting ethnographic studies and surveys and has used mixed method approaches in unearthing issues that are contributing to some social challenges Malawi is facing. Using stata, spss and atlas ti 8 Linice is able to draw conclusions using data from studies she has conducted on girl’s education and nutrition in Malawi. Linice has presented her research findings on a poster at an International 4th Hidden Hunger Congress in Stuttgart Germany (2019). She is a DAAD scholar and holds a Master of Arts Degree in Development Studies with Distinction from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa. In 2017, she was awarded a Deans award from the University of the Western Cape in South Africa for her outstanding academic performance. She is also a trainer in Village Savings and Loans Associations and has a certificate from the University of New Hampshire on managing VSLAs (2013).