Emmanuel Nkosinathi Ndlangamandla
A professional nurse who has a Masters Business Administration Degree.
Boasts of 34 years of working experience in health and development and 17 years in Executive Director Position and have been Executive Director for the Coordinating Assembly of NGOs (CANGO) since 2004.
Established and having oversight for a Grants Management Unit at CANGO that has managed PEPFAR Funding and now manages Global Fund Funding as a Civil Society Principal Recipient.
Have been working on HIV/AIDS since the 80s. Established the HIV/AIDS Consortium to facilitate coordination of civil society response to HIV/AIDS as well as advocacy.
Have established various Consortia at CANGO to facilitate Coordination and Advocacy including Gender, Children, Human Rights and Governance, Media, Children, Gender, Youth, Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs)
Leading the Civil Society Organization’s National Budget Analysis and Advocacy for allocation of more resources to social sectors including education, health, water, and sanitation and social grants for vulnerable groups.
Established a Social Protection Platform at CANGO that is affiliated to the Africa Social Protection Platform.
Currently Secretariat for the Food Agriculture Natural Resources Policy Network (FANRPAN) Eswatini Node which is part of the Network that is now present in 17 countries across Africa and is coordinated by the Secretariat in Pretoria.
Has been a member of various Boards which include NERCHA, Treasurer for SADC Council of NGOs based in Botswana and Global Treasurer for International Council on Social Welfare
Facilitates capacity building for NGOs Board on governance – role of Boards and management as well as development of policies.
A member of the Steering Committee that plays an oversight in United Nations 5-year plan in Eswatini
Currently Chairing the Health Cluster of the COVID 19 Response