“I am excited to be part of the IFR4NPO to share the best practices experienced in my career as well as looking forward to expanding my skills and knowledge to areas that are beyond my career boundaries. I look forward to have a level ground acceptable by all stakeholders in NPO sector financial reporting.”

Country Champion

Ufulu Chungu

Finance Officer - Tearfund Malawi Country Office - Southern and East Africa Region

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Ufulu is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants specialized in financial management capacity building in the NPO sector. He dedicated 5 years to empowering rural community based organizations in financial and business management. He has spent the last 6 years progressively supporting both for finance and non-finance staff of local partner NPOs in finance management, with a particular focus on budget proposals and financial reporting according to donor budgeting and reporting guidelines. Ufulu has also conducted trainings in anti-bribery and corruption, fraud awareness and whistleblowing.

“I am excited to be involved with the IFR4NPO project because my name will go down in accounting profession history to have positively contributed towards the harmonization of NPO financial reporting – that did not exist for a very long time.”


Owen Chitete

Finance and Accounting Specialist at CARE International

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Mr. Owen Chitete is an Accounting, Finance, Administrative, and Grants Project Management expert and trainer with over seventeen years of progressive experience. Mr Chitete has worked with and supported various NGOs in Malawi in building financial and grants management capabilities.

Over the past 2 years, Owen has worked and collaborated with Humentum, Niras, and GOPA Worldwide Consultant in supporting various NGOs and companies in the area of financial management capacity assessment, capacity building, and financial sustainability strategies development and governance respectively. Of late, Owen played a part in the IFR4NPO consultation process.

Prior to freelance financial management consulting, Owen also served in managerial positions at Malawi Government-owned National Oil Company of Malawi (NOCMA) Limited, World Vision International – Malawi office, Jhpiego Corporations. In these organizations, Owen managed USAID, DoD, PEPFER, and GIZ-funded projects.

Owen is a Chartered Accountant in Malawi and holder of Masters in Business Administration.