Phambano: make a difference 

Mission Statement

Through an inclusive stakeholder approach, integrity and inspiration we aim to empower civil society organisations by removing barriers, creating accessibility to resources and ultimately encouraging organisations to become co-creators of their own destinies, tending to the building of a society that will flourish through Technology Development Programmes.

Vision Statement

To make Phambano the leading NPC of choice in delivering technology solutions and skills development to other civil society organisations across Southern Africa.

Countries we serve

Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Our Management Team

  • Executive Director, Arnold Netshambidi
  • Non-Executive Director, Hein Buys
  • Non-Executive Director, Tiaan Geel
  • Marketing and Training Manager, Sam Posselt

Phambano Technology Development Centre head office is in Braamfontein, Johannesburg and a remote office is based in Cape Town.

Value Statement

As an NPC we embrace the principles of:

  • Responsibility
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Transparency
  • Ethics

We foster a culture of Ubuntu, understanding the philosophy that “I am” because “you are”.

Programmes / Initiatives we are involved in

TechSoup Southern Africa – Technology donations and discounts to Southern Africa Civil Society

Netsquared Cape Town – NetSquared brings together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who’s interested in using technology for social change