Executive Director - Perpetua Alfazema
Perpetua had a vision of helping people affected by HIV AIDS and worked with the community in 2005 to develop the Kuwangisana Project. Perpetua, originally from Mozambique, returned to live in her homeland to help fight the HIV/AIDS epidemic. She has been the organizational manager since the project began in 2006. She has a social work background and health and wellness training. Her vision and strong leadership skills make her a valuable asset to the program. After 5 years in Mozambique, bringing the program to it's successful recognition, locally, nationally and internationally, her role will change to Executive Director and she will be doing some of her work in Canada, the USA as well as Mozambique.
Deputy Country Director - Gabriel Miandica
Gabriel helped to start up the Kuwangisana program and eventually has become one of the senior management staff. He started the Raio de Esperanca project in Caia and was especially well known for his role in HIV AIDS Education as a trainer and youth performer. He will be in charge of all Kuwangisana programs in Mozambique as of September 2011 and will continue to work closely with Perpetua to continue the good work that has been established and will expand to 6 more areas.