Malawi

Elly Chemey

Elly Chemey

Executive Director / Malawi

Elly Chemey began service as the Executive Director at CURE Malawi in 2019. Originally from Kenya, Elly is no stranger to the country of Malawi, having served there with various mission organizations and NGOs for 17 years prior to joining CURE. Elly most recently worked for Child Legacy International, and previously for Clinton Health Access Initiative, Catholic Health Commission, and Trinity Mission Hospital.

Elly trained and practiced as a Clinician in Malawi before earning his bachelors degree in HIV/AIDS Management from International University of Management (Namibia), and later attained graduate degrees from Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and United States International University (Kenya).

Elly and his wife, Maggie (a Registered Nurse & Intellectual Property expert), have two sons, Ethan and Keagan.

Jimmy Chimphinda

Spiritual Director / Malawi, Spiritual Ministry

Jimmy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Ministry from Faith Bible College in South Africa and a Diploma in Ministry from All Africa Bible College, also in South Africa.  He is currently working toward his Master of Arts in Ministry from the Minnesota Graduate School of Theology.  He has served as a pastor in various capacities for over 20 years.  Of special note, he previously served as Chairperson of the Blantyre City Pastors Fraternal, a grouping of pastors from different denominations, which operates under the Evangelical Association of Malawi, an umbrella body for evangelical churches and Christian organizations in Malawi.

Linda Chokotho

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon / Malawi

Alexis Gilmore

Storyteller / Malawi, Marketing

Alexis (Lexi) is the CURE Storyteller in Malawi. It is her dream job, combining her passion for serving God, working with children and their families, and her love of telling stories through photography and video. She has a deep desire to care for the sick and the poor. Lexi had major orthopedic spine surgery when she was fourteen years old, and having a surgeon and staff pray with her before going under the knife made all the difference. She loves to witness God heal others the same way He once healed her. […]

Nicholas Lubega

Consultant Orthopedic Surgeon / Malawi

Dr. Nicholas Lubega is an orthopedic surgeon at CURE Malawi. Nicholas received both his undergraduate and postgraduate medical training at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, and joined CURE immediately after his postgraduate training in orthopedics. He later completed a trauma fellowship at Pretoria Academic Hospital in South Africa.

Nicholas is married to Susan; they have three children. He loves […]

Samuel Maina

Head of Clinical Services / Malawi

Dr. Samuel Maina is an orthopedic surgeon serving as Head of Clinical Services at CURE Malawi. He did his medical training at the University of Nairobi before proceeding to Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, for his residential training in Orthopedics and Trauma. He capped it all off with a fellowship in orthopedics and trauma from the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa. […]

Ezekiel Milelu

Finance Manager / Malawi

Ezekiel joined CURE in June, 2018. He serves as the Finance Manager at CURE Malawi. A Kenyan national, Ezekiel previously served as the Head of Finance for the Kenya Diabetes Management & Information Centre and worked at the African Medical Research Foundation headquarters in Kenya.  […]

Kaiser Raphael

Medical Director / Malawi

Dr. Kaiser is no stranger to CURE; he has served at various CURE hospitals over the years. Most recently, he served as the anesthesiologist at CURE Ethiopia. Originally from Pakistan, Dr. Kaiser and his family now serve at CURE Malawi. His family includes his wife Wajahat and their two children.

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