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Eswatini Team

Mandla Mazibuko

Country Representative

Mandla is a trained Facilitator of Psychosocial Support mainstreaming into programmes and integration into policy and legal frameworks within the East and Southern Africa regions. He was instrumental in the process to localise the certificate in Community Based Work with Children and Youth by the University of Eswatini. He also facilitated the introduction of a foundation course in Psychosocial Support at William Pitcher Teachers’ Training College and Ngwane Teachers’ College in Eswatini. Mandla holds a Bachelor of Education from the University of Eswatini, with majors in Communication, Guidance and Counselling. He had a short stint working as a high school teacher at Salesian High School in Manzini before joining Save the Children Eswatini where he spent 9 years working as the Child Protection Programme Manager. Mandla also worked as Education Advisor in the Shiselweni and Hhohho regions for the Ministry of Education and Training and later, supported the In-service Education and Training department. He also served as a part-time lecturer at the Institute of Development Management, Eswatini campus.

Clement Dlamini

Country Advisory Board - Chairperson

Clement is the President of the Monitoring & Evaluation Association of Swaziland (MEAS). He is also the Director for the Centre for Community Services at the University of Eswatini and a lecturer in the Department of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Eswatini. Clement also serves as a member in various NGOs including member of the Governing Board of Kwakha Indvodza (KI) a Male Mentoring NGO, a Member of FNB Eswatini Foundation Board representing community interests and academia, and a Faculty member of the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation Secure the Future Technical Assistance Program where he currently serves as the country lead for Eswatini in Technical Support. Clement has demonstrable experience in coordinating NGO/Civil Society Organization networks under the Civil Society HIV and AIDS Consortium in Eswatini. He contributes in shaping the international development discourse by writing and participating in international sustainable development platforms through blogs and opinion pieces. Clement is a contributing author of “Smart Risks: How small grants are helping to solve some of the world's biggest problems”. He also pastors the vibrant progressive church, Lets Go to Glory (LGTG) Worship Centre Eswatini and supports school excellence programmes. Clement supports pro bono counseling services to individuals and families ch. A firm believer in youth potential, he conducts workshops on behavior change modification, entrepreneurship and social skills. Clement holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Stephen F Austin State University School of Social Work and has undergone training at the Harvard School of Public Health.