Mark Chilongu

Senior Program Officer @ Africa Directions

AREAS OF INTEREST: Community Development – Through community centers located in high-density, low-income neighborhoods, Mark implements programs designed to educate at-risk youth on HIV prevention.

Africa Directions is a youth-led Zambian NGO. Mark helped to form the organization and has risen through its ranks, from peer educator to peer counselor, program officer, and now senior program officer.

In addition, Africa Directions seeks to engage youth in a variety of activities designed to promote overall healthy lifestyle choices and civic participation: sports, theatre, dance, reading, and more.