Phambano: make a difference
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.
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
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]