Skip to content

Chance Kalolokesya

Academic Background: BA in Biblical Studies and Education; Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies.

Chance is a social development practitioner specialized in project management, human rights, gender and youth empowerment, advocacy and lobbying, and conflict resolution through Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms and investigations.

Having work experience of over ten years he taught English and History at a public secondary school for two years. He then worked in the NGO sector for several years in the areas of HIV and AIDS management, advocacy and lobbying, community mobilization, gender and civic education.

Besides designing and implementing interventions, some of his roles included staff supervision and finance management. He championed and coordinated the zero-school dropout intervention in primary schools, as well as reduced school related gender based violence. Chance also participated in the disaster relief response in 2015 when many people were affected by floods in Malawi.

He managed one of the flood camps which accommodated over 6000 victims. Currently he is working with the Human Rights Commission (which is a national human rights institution in Malawi) as a Civil and Political Rights Officer.

His work at the Commission involves investigations of human rights violations and resolving conflicts through Alternative Disputes Resolution. Chance has a passion to serve in peace building initiatives at local and international level.