Madagascar Head-Office Team (AMI)

Meet the Madagascar Head-Office Team ‘AMI’

Our mission is to strengthen Malagasy NGOs & amplify Malagasy Voices to drive conservation and development in Madagascar

MfM’s head-office in Madagascar is run by our AMI Team. AMI (Association Miarintsoa) is contracted by MfM to manage our operations in Madagascar.  Our AMI Team provides a package of support to our Malagasy NGO partners which includes: Training, Capacity Building, Programme Development and Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning.  AMI also directly deliver programme activities on behalf of MfM such as our Mary’s Meals school feeding programme and our WASH infrastructure projects.  Through advocacy and network-building AMI further strengthens our mission to amplify Malagasy voices – to enable communities to shape local conservation and development.

 

Lova RASOALINOROCountry Coordinator.

Hi I’m Lova, I am an environment and international development specialist and have over 10 years experience as a development practitioner in Madagascar. What I care about most is using my knowledge and skills to serve the interest of vulnerable communities and enable them to escape from poverty in all its forms.

 

 

Riana HARY ANDRISOAVulnerable Children Programme Manager & Darwin Project Manager

Hi I’m Riana.  In 2012 I qualified with a degree in the management of natural and environmental resource.  I care deeply about the protection and development of vulnerable children.  Before joining MfM I worked in research and development of sustainable development programmes.  In 2020, I joined the Money for Madagascar team.  I was enthusiastic about the idea of ​​working for an organization that allows me to directly see the concrete impact of projects and to be sure that my efforts contribute to solve the fundamental problems of the communities we serve.  What motivates me is to be able to contribute to the well-being of vulnerable children and strengthen the resilience of communities.

 
 

Christiane RANDRIANARISOAForests and Livelihoods Programme Manager & Network and Resource Mobiliser

Christiane is an agronomist who has invested her career in rural development, caring for the well being of farmers, mainly those living in remote areas.  Having worked for many years for international NGOs, she has diversified experiences, covering a range of sectors such as environment, health, nutrition, livelihoods, organisational development and facilitation.  Money for Madagascar’s mission is the aggregate of her professional background and translates her driving values of Equity, Results and Quality.

 
 

William RANDRIAMIARINAMfM Country Representative & Mary’s Meals Programme Manager

Hello, I am William Randriamiarina. I graduated in private management from Antananarivo University – Madagascar.  I co-founded the Miarintsoa Association AMI in 2000 and have more than 20 years of experience in the management of development projects and in the WASH sector.

AMI has been representing MFM in Madagascar since 2016.  The mission and vision of MFM and AMI for Madagascar perfectly match together.  I am therefore happy to contribute into the development of MfM in Madagascar so that this organization becomes a leader in its interventions’ area of and for the benefit of the Malagasy population.

What I love about working for MfM is the openness and overwhelming understanding of the MFM trustees and executive team, also the donors and partners who support our projects.  It becomes therefore easy to frame our projects to meet the real needs of the Malagasy population.  On the other hand, we have the amazing dedication of our implementing partners in the field.

My passion is to work for the socio-economic development of Malagasy people.  My hope is that MFM expands its actions to reach as more communities as possible, while contributing into the preservation of the environment.  Referring to a Malagasy adage “tao-trano tsy efan’ny irery”, meaning, no one can build a house alone, Madagascar needs a dedicated partner like MFM and we, AMI, stand steady to achieve this common vision of lifting Madagascar out of poverty.

 
 

Nirina Lalaina RAKOTOMALALAEducation for Life Programme Manager

Nirina graduated from the Higher Educational School in Madagascar with a teaching diploma.   As a Chevening Scholar to the UK he also gained an MA in School Improvement and Educational Leadership from the University of Birmingham.  Nirina joined MfM after working in the field of Education for 14 years with national and International NGOs, public and private schools, and for the Malagasy Ministry of National Education.  His passion is about helping people to discover, to release, to manage, and to maximize their full potential through education.  That is why he enjoys working with MfM, whose programs are directed towards this purpose.

 
 

Fanomezana RANDRIAMANARIVOEducation for Life Programme Assistant

Fanomezana holds a Master’s degree in Natural Sciences, with a specialization in Sustainable Management of harmful and useful insects.  Before joining MfM she was working in research.  She is deeply compassionate to vulnerable communities, and keen to help them live in balance with nature.  That explains her interest in working in MfM’s Education for Life program, initially helping with an external evaluation and then joining the MfM team in 2022 as assistant programme manager.

 
 

Hajatiana RANDRIAMIHARISOAFinance and Administration

My name is Haja, I have a BAC + 5 in management (Magistère II) specialized in Financial and Accounting Studies.  I have more than 12 years of experience as an Administrative and Financial Manager in an NGO.  I had the opportunity to work in several NGOs funded by major donors. I really like to contribute to an entity with a vocation for social development.

 
 

Mbolatiana RANDRIAMIARINAMonitor and Technical Assistant

Hello, I am Mbola.  I studied at the Institut Supérieur Saint Michel Itaosy Antananarivo and have a professional bachelor’s degree in entrepreneurship management.  I joined Miarintsoa Association in 2008 and held the position of Assistant to the Director of Operations since 2010 to date.

What I like about working for MfM is the close relationship with the partners.  During the thirty six years of presence in Madagascar, MfM has been able to establish a strong built-in trust and family relationship with its implementing partners and this exceptional relationship considerably facilitates the supervision and implementation of projects in the field.

MfM’s vision is also so relevant for Madagascar.  I wish to bring a positive contribution to the realization of this vision, for the benefit of the most vulnerable Malagasy population.

 

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