The KCs are attending a training workshop this week. Here we’ll have fun interviewing and recording each other. Look out for those profiles. Coming to you soon.
Mamofuta Kale is a Human Rights lawyer who has obtained her masters degree at the Centre for Human Rights in 2012 on International Human Rights and HIV in Africa. She is also the Judges’ Researcher for the Chief Justice in the High Court of Lesotho.
Since 2012, she has been working in the field of human rights with a special focus to key population advocating for their rights. She is now a chairperson in a committee established to fight discrimination, abuse and violence among key population. She is working with several human rights organisations in Lesotho to name but a few; Matrix Lesotho, LENEPWA, WILSA, Care for Basotho, Sesotho Media and Manonyane community based organisation. She also works with Positive Vibes as a Key Correspondent and works with SAfAIDS as a champion in the Justice Sector.
McLean Kabwe is a Zambian human rights advocate, writer and wellness coach to the young and disempowered sexual minorities.
His work in the HIV and Human rights field spans seven years from 2010. During this time he has been working on issues of access to health services for the most at risk populations. These include the LGBT+, the stigma and discrimination against them and stakeholders engagement.
His work has materialized in the co-formation of an organization called The Lotus Identity with other colleagues and which he sees as a medium through which he can increase his effectiveness to improve the lives of the local LGBT+ community and other equally marginalized groups.
His professional credentials include Public Policy Certificate from Africa University under Open Society Initiatives Southern Africa. TB and HIV Advocacy Certificate of Competence under AIDS Rights Alliance Southern Africa. Real Estate Management degree from The Copperbelt University and other competences in research, data collection and analysis as well as Community and Stakeholders capacity building.
Boitshepo Mmabatho Motsamai is a believer in African development through leadership, community engagement and the power of pen.
She has previously served as a motivational speaker for class volunteers, an initiative supported by the Ministry of Education and Skills Development of Botswana that provides relief counselling and empowerment for students in public senior secondary schools. She has served three posts within the Student Representative Council of her previous institution, ABM University College, further becoming the first female SRC President.
She is an alumni of the YALI RLC leadership initiative, the APCIEU & UNESCO 2nd Youth Leadership Workshop on GCED. Her accolades include being the first female finalist of the Pioneering Anzisha Media in 2016 as well as an alumni of YALA Academy 2017.
Today, She is the founder of The Afrolutionist, a blog that promotes dialogue on African Development in all sectors viewed in over 130 countries across the globe. The blog also runs CSR projects that promote sustainable development goals, centering all projects around SDG 17. She is also the founding member of the United Nations Association of Botswana, and a key correspondent of Positive Vibes KP REACH program.
Tsitsi Chadambuka, preferred name Chihwa, identifies as a transman from Zimbabwe, working as a Filmmaker and Human Rights Activist.
Being an activist and human rights defender made Chihwa realise the importance of documenting LGBT+ violations. Through thought and passion Chihwa realised there was a need for the documentation of the LGBT+ violations and decided to put their filmmaking skills into practice. Chihwa now films and documents on LGBT+ struggles and successes and has documented a number of LGBT+ issues in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe.