Phambano: make a difference

Mission Statement

Phambano Technology Development Centre is a purpose-driven organisation with the aim of becoming known as the go-to solution for technology capacity building in civil society organisations across Southern Africa. Our technology development initiatives allow us to provide once off or ongoing support to organisations in need. The range of services offered by Phambano Technology Development Centre aims to increase the skills and capacity of organisations across Southern Africa, empowering organisations to reach more beneficiaries at a local and global level.

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

Deputy Director, Samantha Barnard

Board of Directors: AN Netshambidi, S Barnard, S Nkasana (Treasurer), BV Mosia (Chairperson), RA Tau (Secretary)

Our Operations Team

Mampho Mdluli, Johannesburg | Support Officer

Sphakamiso Luthuli, Johannesburg | IT Intern

Jeanne Henderson, Cape Town | Support Officer

Di Babb, Cape Town | Operations

Value Statement

As an NPC we embrace the principles of:








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 [CLICK TO READ MORE]

Netsquared Gauteng, Cape Town, Durban & Garden Route – NetSquared brings together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who’s interested in using technology for social change [CLICK TO READ MORE]

#THEMBA – Anti-cyberbullying programme [CLICK TO READ MORE]