About us and Legal Status
Hope for Africa International was established in 1996 by the late Rev John Jailas Chisala and Dr. Charles Mwape with a vision to provide humanitarian support to vulnerable people without looking at doctrinal differences and the Organisation was registered in Zambia on 4th December 2001 as a Non Governmental under registration certificate number ORS/102/ 35/ 2441.In appreciating Hofai work the Government of the Republic of Zambia exempted the Organisation from Value Added Tax (VAT) and Duty through the Ministry of Finance and National Planning, Identity number: 498693.
The Board of Governance
Hope for Africa International is governed by a Board of Directors consisting 9 members who meet at least once a quarter to direct the Organisation's affairs in a prudent manner. The roles of Chairman and Country Director are separate and no individual has unfettered control over decision-making. The Chairman is an independent non-executive Director appointed by the Board.
Dr. Charles Mwape - Chairperson
Bishop Godwin Musonda - Vice Chairperson
Chazingwa Daka -Acting Country Director (Board Secretary)
Pastor Clergy Chombela- Board Member
Rev. Alick Mbewe- Board Member
Mrs. Emeldah Makusa- Board Member
Mrs. Lucy Chitundu Ngwenya- Board Member
Christopher M. Bwalya- Board Member
Victor Mulenga- Board Member