Changwe Chibuye

Team Lead and Program Coordinator Zambia

Changwe Chibuye is a dynamic development professional, with more than ten years of project management and technical experience in education and literacy, gender issues, child-protection, and positive youth development in Zambia. As Team Lead, he represents the Bantwana Initiative of World Education, Inc. (WEI/Bantwana) in Zambia, liaising with key donors, government partners, and the NGO community to expand programming in response to emerging issues. Mr. Chibuye also leads a World-Bank supported project piloting a Bantwana-developed Case Management System for the Keeping Girls in School (KGS) Program of the Ministry of General Education (MOGE). He works closely with the MOGE’s KGS National Core team to build capacity from national to local levels in conducting case management to keep at-risk adolescent girls and young women from dropping out of secondary school. Prior to joining WEI/Bantwana, Mr. Chibuye led a SIDA-funded Child Rights Governance project for the PANOS Institute of Southern Africa, working closely with the MOGE and the Ministry of Youth, Sport, and Child Development to provide technical support for training, materials development, capacity building, monitoring, and communications activities. At Restless Development Zambia, he coordinated a range of donor-funded projects, including the Zambian Girls 2030 Program. targeting 200 schools in 8 districts with career and skills mentoring.

Fluent in English and Bemba, Mr. Chibuye holds a post-graduate degree in Public Policy and Management from the University of York, a bachelor’s degree in Special Education.