Coordinator: Mr Maswati Dludlu
A Human Rights Activist, community developer and an educator, who started his career in the field of education after graduating at William Pitcher Teacher Training College in the mid- eighties, He taught in Secondary and High School for six years before he joined Save the Children, an international Children’s rights organization, where he climbed professional ladder and he eventually became a program’s officer in the child education sponsorship programme, whilst pursuing a university education as a community developer. He then decided to pursue his passion in the arts where he started as an actor and later became a playwright, arts activist and producer and believes in the AA (Agriculture and Arts) as an essential component of development. He grew up in the rural areas where he was active in a youth programme for Agriculture called 4 S, which was run by the Government of Eswatini through the Rural Development Area Programme for Agriculture. He is a small scale farmer very passionate about farming but also, as an activist, he has attended many local and international workshops and trainings on human rights, advocacy and lobbying, good governance, financial management, project management and many more, and has been to many countries in Africa for training, conference, exchange programme and seminars. Currently he is a coordinator for ESAFF Swaziland, a position he assumed in 2017.