MCV, a Malawian Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) is financially supported by Malawi Children’s Village Foundation Inc. a USA 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. The MCV NGO in Malawi is overseen by a local board of directors that was strengthened with new membership in 2011. Board members do not receive financial compensation of any kind.
Peter Barratt, Chair
Peter is the manager of Leopard Match, Ltd. – one of the largest companies in Malawi. He is also a leader of the Limbe Rotary. He’s been involved with MCV for years and brings a lot of business experience to the board.
Nelson is former manager of Nkopola Lodge and is now running his own Nyanja Eco Lodge near Koche, both down the road from MCV’s central campus.
Paul is the director of Emmanuel International, a faith-based NGO in Zomba. He’s lived in Malawi for more than two decades and knows all the ins and outs of running an NGO in Malawi.
Henry is a medical officer at the Anglican Hospital in Mangochi who lives in the MCV catchment area and is a long-time friend of the project.
Ruth Nighswander is Vice President of Malawi Children’s Village, Inc. in the USA. She spends a month in Malawi every year. See the Board of Directors USA page for her full profile.
Sam is a lawyer and former head of the Malawi Lawyers Association. He helped draft the original MCV lease as well as the original MCV Malawi Board by-laws.
Tom is President of Malawi Children’s Village, Inc. in the USA. He spends a month in Malawi every year. See the Board of Directors USA page for his full profile.