About Joan Mkandawire
“Be strong and courageous, for you shall go with this people into the land which the Lord has sworn to their fathers to give them, and you shall give it to them as an inheritance. The Lord is the one who goes ahead of you; He will be with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:6-8
If you ever meet Joan Prisca Mkandawire, you will know that she lives by these words- she is a strong and courageous woman who knows that her God will not fail or forsake her. Joan, full of life and personality, graduated from African Bible College in 2014 with a Bachelors Degree in Mass Communication and serves as the Leadership Development and Women’s Empowerment Coordinator with the Chisomo Idea in Malawi. Joan is passionate about women’s rights and needs and is never short on words to communicate this to the women in Chinsapo who need encouragement. In her spare time, she loves hanging out with friends, traveling, dancing and eating chocolate.