Monica Jalasi

Country Director

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Monica started working for Arise Africa in 2015.  Monica was born and raised in Lusaka, Zambia. She received her undergraduate degree in Special Education and is pursuing a masters degree in Child and Adolescent Psychology at the University of Zambia. 

She served in the government for several years and has experience in child protection, special needs education, and HIV & AIDS impact mitigation. Monica works closely within the Arise Home to ensure compliance with national and international laws, standards and policies. In addition, she works with our partnership schools to monitor the feeding programs, child sponsorship programs, education improvements, and the performance of the children in the community schools we serve. 

Monica and her husband, Joseph, have three girls named Chifuno, Chikondi and Neema.