Our Team

Meet the minds that make it all work!
Ms Munya Mandipaza
Acting Executive Director

Munya Mandipaza is the Deputy Director- Programmes for INERELA+ with a professional background in development studies. Since graduating from the University Of Zimbabwe and earning a degree in Social Sciences and a Masters in Development Studies. Her diverse career spans over 16 years of experience working extensively with alliances, networks and leading Christian International Development NGOs globally, where she held a number of senior management positions. She joined INERELA+ in 2019 and is privileged to draw on her diverse experience and unique skill set to lead the organisation strategically.

Munya is results driven and ensures organisational growth, maximising operational excellence, delivering financial performance and partnerships building. She most recently held a Deputy Director position with Isibani Sethemba “Light of Hope” where she spearheaded the overhaul of various departments increasing growth and productivity. Being a long time champion of youth work and women’s rights she is affiliated with several organizations devoted to education, child protection, gender equality, youth and women’s empowerment. Munya is inspired by the opportunity to tell the story of the interfaith network’s collective impact to the globe and its partners.

Temitope Ogunlela
Program and Communications Coordinator

Holds a Master of social sciences degree and other professional certificates in Research  M&E and Communications. He is a skilled professional with over 12 years of cognate experience in the NGO sector focusing on advocacy, communications, stakeholder management/engagement, Project management, Research, Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E), public health, development and social and behaviour change communication.

His experience has been on projects or programmes that target different segments of the key population which were implemented or supported by different donor agencies, government departments and public/private sector organizations in East, South and West Africa . Temi is motivated by the inherent opportunity the lies in each new day; as an ardent writer, he loves to write about issues that are topical and relating to social change.

Mr Calvin Mashate
Senior Finance and Compliance Officer

Calvin Mashate has an extensive experience spanning over fifteen years in finance, administration, risk control and compliance mainly in the non-profit sector.  Calvin Mashate is an astute hands-on, goal and result oriented professional with a passion for excellence. Calvin believes the sky is endless and so is his potential and zeal to do better. He is a good communicator and a team player. Calvin is the Senior Finance & Compliance Officer for INERELA+.  He has a good resume proving impressive career achievements. He is a member of the Southern Africa Association of Accountants. 

Thato Phakela
Communications Officer

Thato Phakela is a Communications Officer for INERELA+ with a professional background in Integrated Organisational Communication. Thato holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications Science from the University of South Africa.  Thato started her professional career in the NGO space at Gender Links in 2011, this is where her love and passion for Gender Equality started.  Thato recently joined INERELA+ and plans to use her skills to communicate the work of INERELA+ throughout the globe.

Madu Setlogelo
Office Co-ordinator

Madu Duduzile Mdletshe is meticulous, task driven Office Coordinator. She recently joined INERELA+. She is equipped with exceptional ability to facilitate aspects of internal and external communications, support the day to day administrative and operational functions by collaborating with staff at different levels of an organisation.

Mrs Patricia Sibiya
Finance and Administrative Assistant

Ms. Nontokozo Patricia Sibiya joined INERELA+ in 2012 as the office assistant.  She has a significant experience around the work of INERELA +. She is dedicated to her work and always goes an extra mile to achieve best results. Ntokozo recently graduated from the University of South Africa, obtaining a Bachelor’s Degree in Education Intermediate and Senior phase where she majored with Psychology. She now holds the Finance and Admin assistant position at INERELA+.