Her commitment to MIET AFRICA and the work that we do is much appreciated and we have greatly benefitted from the knowledge and expertise she has brought to the organisation over the past year.
Before joining in a full-time capacity, Thobile was already very much a part of the MIET AFRICA family, having collaborated with us on many programmes and projects.
We have no doubt that we will continue to join forces whenever possible to ensure that our common aim of improving the lives of children is achieved.
At a recent farewell function, MIET AFRICA Chairperson, Professor John Volmink wished Thobile well on behalf of the Board and staff of the organisation, ending his speech with a well-known blessing:
May the road rise to meet you, May the wind be always at your back, May the sun shine warm upon your face, May the rains fall soft upon your fields, And, until we meet again, May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.
We all agree with these sentiments and wish Thobile all the best in her future endeavours!
In the interim, Professor Volmink and Lynn van der Elst (current Business Development Associate) will assume joint responsibility for the organisation while the Board deliberates on MIET AFRICA’s future leadership.