Chisomo Staff

The dedicated Chisomo staff have been working with street kids for over 15 years.


Aaron Rev. Aaron Chilunjika – Founder and Chisomo Director



Josephine Josephine Chilunjika – Co-Founder of Chisomo Drop In Centre
Josephine Chilunjika was born in Livingstone, Zambia. At the age of 25 years she moved to Lusaka and began working with Reformed Change at the Youth Training Centre. In 1990 she and Aaron married and shortly after began spending spare time with the street children of Lusaka. In 2002 she devoted herself full time to Chisomo and Full Proof Mission. Josephine has a wide range of duties and is in charge of many children. She and Aaron have 4 children, Jack (20), Faith (16), Moses (13) and Emmanuel (7). Josephine continues her education at Ridgway Campus- School of Guidance and Counseling under the University of Zambia.

Mwamba_ Mwamba Lubozhya
At the age of 28 years, Mwamba has been working with Chisomo for the past 5 years. He teaches English and Science to the children that live at Chisomo. Mwamba arrives at 07:00 and spends all day with the children. At 16:30 he departs to continue his own education at the School of Social Science under the University of Zambia.

6094_742262877183_10203216_43739984_2222587_n_ Elizabeth Soko
At the age of 43 years, Elizabeth has been working with Chisomo for the past 4 years. She teaches Home Economics to the children and is a full time resident at Chisomo. At 17:00 hours Elizabeth departs from Chisomo to continue her own education at Ridgway Campus- School of Guidance and Counseling under the University of Zambia.

Sandrick Phiri
At the age of 25 years, Sandrick has been working with Chisomo for the past 2 years. He teaches the children Art, as well as Integrated Science. Sandrick is another one of Chisomo’s full time residents. From 17:00 until 19:00 Sandrick continues his own education at the Institute of Social Sciences at the University of Zambia.

Lydia Lydia
At the age of 44 years, Lydia is the newest member of the Chisomo family. She was employed at the Ministry of Agriculture for 12 years as an Assistant Soil Physicist. In 2001, she went into early retirement, following her passion of working with the sick and injured. In 2006, she picked up her education again at the University of Zambia – Guidance, Counseling, and Placement.

Alena Calderon
At the age of 21 years, Alena has been volunteering with Chisomo since May. She teaches English and Math to children of all ages. Raised and Educated in the United States, Alena now lives in Lusaka full time.