The Trustees of the Eyabantwana – For the Children Trust are:

David Morrell (Chair);
Zine Madyibi;
Trudy Thomas;
Adele Moodly;
Nomathemba Mkhize;
Michelle Mackay;
Jonathan Clark;
Mike Francis;
Milind Chitnis;
Colin Lazarus

The trustees provide their time and services on a pro bono basis.

The Auditors of the Eyabantwana – For the Children Trust are Pricewaterhouse Coopers.

The Eyabantwana – For the Children Trust is supported by the Border Kei Chamber of Business.

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Adele Moodly

 Prof. Adele Moodly Prof Moodly is Deputy Dean in the Faculty of Education at the University of Fort Hare. She has over twenty-five years’ experience in Higher Education and has traveled and worked both nationally and internationally, including on the African Continent and in the Middle East. She is both passionate and committed to the …

Colin Lazarus

  Interim Associate Dean, Walter Sisulu University; Founder Eastern Cape Paediatric Surgical Service 1995; President: South African Association of Paediatric Surgeons and Secretary: College of Paediatric Surgeons of South Africa

David Morrell (Chairman)

The present Chairman of the Board of the Eyabantwana Trust is Professor David Morell, currently Head of the Department of Anaesthesia at the East London Hospital Complex. He was previously Head of Department at the University of the Witwatersrand. He has served as President of the South African Medical Association, President of the Colleges of …

Jonathan Clark

Jonathan Clark has worked as an attorney, notary and conveyancer since 1976 and currently co-manages a legal firm that is, primarily, interested in commercial and property law and public and procurement law.  His outside interests are varied.

Michelle Mackay

Michelle Mackay Michelle Mackay is Centre Manager at Walter Sisulu University’s Health Resource in East London. She has many years experience in the NPO sector, specifically in the Early Childhood Development Sector, where she was employed at senior management levels as Finance and Administration Manager, and as Director. She has also worked in the private …

Mike Francis

  Mike Francis is a director of Bax Kaplan Inc, a prominent firm of attorneys in East London, where he specialises in the practice of Conveyancing and Commercial Law.

Milind Chitnis

Prof. Milind Chitnis   Prof. Chitnis is from Pune, India. He completed his medical degree in India and his specialty training in Paediatric Surgery in India, Glasgow, UK and in East London, South Africa. He came to East London in the mid nineteen nineties as a full time member of the then recently founded Department …

Nomathemba Mkhize

Sr. Nomathemba Mkhize Sr. Mkhize qualified as a professional nurse at Edendale Hospital in 1988. Her qualifications are: professional nurse with paediatric nursing speciality and B.Cur. Nursing (Ed. + Adm.) She started working at Frere Hospital in 2006 as an operational manager in the Paediatric Surgical ward.

Trudy Thomas

Dr. Trudy Thomas Former Minister of Health of the Eastern Cape Province (1994-1999).  

Zine Madyibi

 Zine Madyibi Zine Madyibi is married, has 4 children, is born in the Eastern Cape and is currently a Chief Executive Officer at Mayibuye Transport Corporation.  She is involved in a number of community development structures like being the Chief Commissioner of the Girl Guides South Africa, an association whose mission is the development of …