The Mdzananda family consists of many local community members who have been trained to work as qualified Animal Welfare Assistants, Hospital Assistants, Theatre Assistants and support staff.

Board of Directors

  • Chair - Jacqueline James

  • Treasurer - Marc Cloete

  • Veterinary - Dr Isel Esterhuyse

  • Human Recourses - Vacant

  • FundraisingFrancesca de Gasparis

  • Community Engagement - Ukhona Mathe

Management

The Team

  • Veterinarian - Dr Fraser Martens

  • Locum Veterinarians

    • Dr Isel Esterhuyse​

    • Dr Karen Hodsdon

  • Operations Assistant - Lynton Adams

  • Animal Welfare Assistant Alexander (Lazola) Sotyingwa 

  • Animal Welfare Assistant - Maria Mtwazi

  • Veterinary Welfare Assistant - Nombuleo Mashinini

  • Veterinary Welfare Assistant - Mhlengi Nxele

  • Theatre Assistant - Mzoxolo Cuthalele

  • Theatre Assistant - Thandi Khoza

  • Hospital Assistant - Tracey Ruka

  • Hospital Assistant - Nomawethu (Lethu) Ndevu

  • Kennel Assistant - Sonwabile Menziwa

  • Kennel Assistant - Malizole Mneno

  • Adoptions Officer and Donation Liaison - Lisa Godana

  • Community Engagement Officer - Monnapula (Pula) Kiti

  • Cleaner - Eunice Zwelinye

  • Driver - Maswai (Juta) Mbanyana

  • Driver - Sakumzi Mkiva

  • Reception - Quinton Gumede

  • Reception and First Aider - Phumeza Gijana

  • Store room manager, Occupational Health and Safety officer, First Aider and Driver - Sakhe Mekuto

  • Maintenance - Mthobeli (Albert) Mgumane

  • Maintenance and Hygiene Officer - Michael Sithela

  • Statistics Capturer - Zikhona Madubela  

The Team