Symon Chibaka is 38 years old and has completed courses in Environmental Education, Business Administration and Community Development. He worked with Save the Children USA, Mangochi Projects and Youth development. He has also been involved with a community radio station looking at Community Development. He joined Wilderness Safaris in 2002 as a Safari Guide and then joined CITW in 2003 as a seasonal camp mentor while working with CAWS Mvuu Camp.
In 2005 he became Malawi’s CITW Camp Director and in 2006 the CITW Ass. Program Coordinator (Full time). He has now been the CITW Program Coordinator since 2010 and has travelled to other related programs in the USA and Ireland for capacity building. He has been to Israel – Gaza, to assist with the development of program similar to CITW (Eye to the future – Care international Jerusalem). Symon says that: “Real sustainability is realized by the culture of involving (the children – sustaining generation…) and opening opportunities for them to take some active leadership roles in the process….”