Godfrey Chisomo Kalamula is the Tetra Tech Community Liaison Specialist and Monitoring & Evaluation Lead on the Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) Contract Management Consultant (CMC) project.
Godfrey is an accomplished Programme Management Specialist with 15+ years’ experience in Programme/Project Management – Designing, Execution and Monitoring & Evaluation. Godfrey has initiated and successfully delivered life impacting and results oriented USAID, DfID and EU Sponsored rural development projects in Malawi. On the SEED CMC project, Godfrey’s key role is leading the site identification processes, leveraging his community mobilization and communication expertise in managing community and stakeholder relationships ensuring timely resolution of all identified project execution bottlenecks. Godfrey capitalizes on his superior communication skills to establish and manage multicultural and diverse but top-performing task teams through provision of guidance, training and support leading to on-time and within-budget delivery of high-quality project products and services.
Prior to joining the SEED Project, Godfrey among others, worked as Head of Office for the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (in Malawi), Grants Manager for Palladium’s Agriculture Diversification Project – USAID funded project and Governance Programme Manager for the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DfID).
Godfrey holds a Master of Science Degree in Project Planning and Management from UK’s University of Bradford and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from Malawi’s Mzuzu University.
In Malawi, poor sanitation, space limitations and inadequate provision for personal hygiene at schools, paired with societal norms and expectations, cause girls to abandon school far too prematurely. In result, girls are left uneducated which often leads to early pregnancy, marriage, and/or new HIV infection. To address these significant constraints to girls’ education, USAID is partnering with the Government of Malawi to build more schools and deliver education more equitably through the five-year Secondary Education Expansion for Development (SEED) project.