The following Board Members oversee the operations of Zambia’s Child in Zambia
Daphne is a retired teacher and she runs a farm outside Chingola. She is the director of Fountain Primary School in Chingola. She is married with three adult children and four grandchildren. She is a Christian leader, speaker and marriage counsellor and has a passion for uplifting the lives of the underprivileged. She joined the Blessed to Bless board in early 2015.
Martha is married to Webster. She has a diploma in Computer Programming. She worked as an IT Manager at Caltex Oil in Zambia. She has also been a volunteer, board member and director at Bethany Project where she served for a total of 16 years. She currently runs a gift shop and is involved in farming.
Davison joined the Blessed to Bless board in September 2015. He is a pastor at Mount Carmel Church in Kasompe, Chingola. He previously worked for KCM as a security officer and has a certificate in Patrolling, Observation and Irregularities. He is married to Matildah and they have six children.
Mapalo joined the Zambian board in June 2016. She is an accountant and a musician. She has been serving as a district leader in the Apostolic Church in Zambia (ACAZ) for three years. She is married to Bishop Michael Katuta and they have one child.
Michael joined the Blessed to Bless board in June 2016. He studied theology and psycho-social counselling for three years at Trans-Africa University. He has been a pastor for 11 years and currently oversees 12 churches locally. He is married to Mapalo and they have one child.
Project Manager in Zambia & Founding Member
Kim is a founding member of Zambia's Child (formerly Blessed to Bless). She graduated with a Bachelor of Education in Primary Education in 1998 and spent 9 years teaching in Christian and government schools in various parts of NSW. She married a Zambian in 2005, and stopped teaching at the end of 2007 to become a full time mother (going on to have three children). In August 2012 Kim moved to Zambia with her family to become the project manager of Ipalo Christian Community School in Chingola, which was the fulfilment of her vision to see impoverished Zambian children educated.
Chris is an accountant by profession, and is married with three children – two girls and a boy. He attends Evangel Assembly (Pentecostal Assemblies of God) where he serves in the music ministry, playing keyboard as well as bass and rhythm guitars. He enjoys gardening and livestock farming in his spare time.
Debby is a mechanical engineer specialising in construction machinery. He has worked in the Zambian mining industry for 25 years. He spent the earlier part of his career in plant and equipment maintenance and then went on to project management and quality control covering all engineering activities at KCM. In 2009 he left formal employment with KCM as Head of Engineering for Nampundwe Mine and started up a private business in mine contracting. He is a former member of Gideons International and the International Christian Chambers of Commerce. He is married with four adult children and attends the Bethel Chapel (CMML) in Chingola.
(Honourable) Johnson Kang'ombe is married to Agness and they have 5 children - 2 daughters and 3 sons. He has a Diploma in Hotel Management and Catering, and spent eight years working at Protea/Marriot Hotel Chingola as Food and Beverage Assistant Manager. Johnson is currently the managing director at Comforts Wedding Planners and is also the councillor for Kasompe Ward. He fellowships at Mount Carmel Church International, where he is also an elder, and in charge of administration.