Meet our Teams
Our teams work together with incredible efficiency and effectiveness to keep Living Through Learning alive! Browse through our teams to find out more about the hardworking staff who make them up.
Sonja Botha – Founder & Executive Director
Sonja has an International Business Management diploma and has been working in the education sector for 30 years. She has been very successful in what she has set out to achieve. She believes that the only way to empower people is through education and believes that it is important to incorporate fun into learning.
Natalie Roos: LTL Manager
Natalie holds a MCom in Public and Development Management and is an experienced University lecturer. Her passion is teaching and assisting others to reach their academic goals and to foster a culture of lifelong learning amongst the youth.
Dominic Jones: Staff/Educator trainer & Enhancement Manager
Dominic is trained in grief therapy and has a background in fashion technology. Her passion is about creating space for balance, within and without. She believe that personal development takes centre stage in nurturing growth and offering your fellow man a helping hand. She is honoured to be a part of this organisation and team who are committed to change.
Chicco Maluwa – Selection and Marketing Manager,
Chicco has been with LTL for over 6 years. He went to China in 2015 to study International Economics and Trade at Zheijang Normal University. He holds a Marketing Diploma.
He believes in Uplifting one Child or a person at a time through Education, which leads to a huge difference in the entire community.
Amy Lategan: PA & Marketing Team
Amy is the Personal assistant to the director’s of the company, she is a qualified legal secretary and relocated into the NGO education sector because she has a passion for the underprivileged in the community. She works with youth groups part time and really enjoys giving back to her community.
Nomha Tyhulu: Receptionist
Nomha worked in retail for ten years and has been with Living Through Learning for six years. Her passion for education was brought about by her own circumstances and upbringing.“I did not have many opportunities when I was younger and subsequently now have many regrets. I want the students to have what I never had as I believe that everyone deserves to have an education, no regrets, follow their passion and to have a bright future.”
Emmanuel Maluwa: Estate Manager
Emmanuel Maluwa is originally from Lilongwe, Malawi, and moved to South Africa in 2002 to pursue his love for Construction and Plumbing. He is an experienced plumber as well as a painter, gardener and electrician. He joined the NGO sector 10 years ago, and is currently the Estate Manager for Living Through Learning.“I want to provide the students with positive learning conditions, where they will be able to study successfully in order for them to reach their goals and achieve their dreams.”
Monique comes from a corporate background, she also has experience as a Community Care Worker, where she worked with children from all ages. She has a great passion for children and with her great rapport and interpersonal skills, she loves to give back to our schools in our communities that we as LTL serve. Monique wants to make a positive change within the education culture and in our society. She believes that education is the most powerful tool, and she is very pleased to be part of the LTL team and to embrace the organization’s vision effectively.
CRAR Programme Team
Our desire as the CRAR team is to have a positive influence on the educational culture within our communities. Thus far we have seen a major difference and improvement since LTL was introduced in the schools. We have a committed and well organised team of facilitators who works hand in hand with educators on a daily basis to ensure that LTL brings about major change in the literacy of learners. Our drive at LTL is to fulfil our vision and we make sure that this becomes inherent.