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. Out of our 23 staff, 18 people are from the local community.

The Team 

Marc Cloete - Board Member Treasurer (Career: Business)
Jacqueline James - Board Member Chairperson and Community Engagement (Career: Architect)
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Vacant - Board Member (Veterinarian)
Willow Burmeister - Board Member Human Resources (Career: HR)
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Francesca de Gasparis - Board Member, Fundraising (Career: NPO)
Vacant - Community Engagement
Susan Wishart - General
Manager
Dr Brian Bergman - Senior Veterinarian
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Dr Isel Esterhuyse - Veterinarian
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Dr Lara Murray - Veterinarian
Marcelle du Plessis - Fundraising & Communications Manager
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Heidi May- Operations Manager
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Bonus Ndlovu - Office Manager
Lazola Sotyingwa - Animal Welfare Assistant
Maria Limani - Animal Welfare Assistant
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Lisa Godana - Adoptions Officer and Donor Liaison 
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Tracey Ruka - Hospital Assistant
Mzor Cuthale - Theatre Assistant
Yandiswa Makapela (Yandi) - Theatre Assistant
Nomawethu Ndevu (Lethu) - Hospital Assistant
Lovuyo Booysen - Hospital Assistant
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Songezu - Hospital Assistant
Eunice Zwelinye - Cleaner
Stera Lalaphi - Maintenance Team Leader
Juta Mbanyana - Driver
Monnnapule Kiti (Pule) - Community Engagement Officer
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Sakumzi - Driver
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Quinten - Receptionist
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Phumeza - Receptionist
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Albert- Maintenance
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Sally-Anne - Animal Welfare Assistant
Sakhe - General assistant