Social Development


Headed by the Director of Social Development. Current Rev. Fr. Ted Chigamba heads the social development directorate in the Catholic Diocese of Mangochi.

Fr. Ted Chigamba

The board of directors was established to help in the smooth of the entire directorate. Therefore its main task is to provide advice and recommendations to the bishop in matters of social development, policy direction on major issues and support social development management in the running of affairs of the commissions in a most professional manner. The directorate includes the social development departments of the diocese, namely; CADECOM, HEALTH, EDUCATION and CCJP.

The directorate as a whole plans, facilitates and  implements all social development activities of the diocese and these include issues of health, education, justice and peace and issues of development.






1. Mr. Jacob Mapemba Board Chairperson Management Consultant Manager, Comfort Lodge, Dedza
2. Mr. George Chimphonda Vice Chairperson Procurement Officer Office of Director of Public Procurement, Lilongwe
3. Fr. Ted. Chigamba
Secretary Priest Director of Social Development, Mangochi Diocese
4. Mrs. Lilian Patel Member Politician Member of Parliament, Mangochi
5. Fr. Medric Chimbwanya Member Priest Parish Priest (Dean – Ulongwe)
6. Mr. Christopher Dias Member Banker Standard Bank, Blantyre
7. Mr. Noel Supedi Legal Advisor Lawyer Supedi & Company, Limbe
8. Mr. Andrew Kavala Member Social Activist Executive Director, MANEPO
9. Mrs. Isabel Nakutho Member Teacher Head Teacher, Mangochi

List of Commissions in the Mangochi Diocese.

Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace (CCJP)
Coordinator: Mr. Bruno Banda
Mangochi Diocese, Box 538, MANGOCHI
Mobile: (+265) 9 99 247 058


Catholic Development Commission (CADECOM) 
Coordinator: Mr. Peter Andrew Nthenda
Mangochi Diocese, Box 277, MANGOCHI
Tel: (+265) 01 594 82
Mobile: (+265) 9 97588396
E -mail:


Catholic Education Commission (CEC)
 Mr. Felix Masamba

P.O. Box 377, Mangochi
Tel:(+265) 1 593 802
Mobile: (+265) 999-556-611/888 353 581

Catholic Health Commission (CHC)
Coordinator: Mr. Elias Kumwenda
Mangochi Diocese P.O. Box 266, MANGOCHI
Tel: (+265) 01 594 288
Fax: (+265) 01 594 288

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