We meet online every two months to learn about each other’s work, discuss relevant topics and support each other in prayer. Typically we meet on Fridays via video call. Each meeting has a particular focus and we aim to get speakers from the group to share from their expertise. We occasionally also have guest speakers from the wider ISAAC International network.
We aim to enable:
To find out about our upcoming meeting and how to join in, feel free to email us.
*Whilst all our events are primarily for ISAAC Members, we welcome participation from anyone looking into joining ISAAC as Members.
Ikenna Daniel Molobe is a Social Development Consultant with functional expertise that spans over a decade in programs and research. He has spent the major part of his career in social interventions and public health activities having worked with both local (Nigeria based) and international organisations. He has a strong Christian faith and we are blessed with his leadership in the ISAAC Africa network.
Ikenna holds M.Sc in Public Health from University of Lagos; B.Sc in Applied Microbiology from Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka; and National Diploma in Science Laboratory Technology from Institute of Management and Technology (IMT) Enugu. He received advanced training course in Addiction Research & Pregnancy at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta Georgia, USA; and Executive Course in Human Rights and Drug Policy at University of Ghana School of Law. He has also received the UNODC DPTC training and UNODC Policy Maker training on The Nature, Prevention, and Treatment of Drug use Disorder.
Ikenna has presented papers at international conferences, and has published in peer reviewed journals. Among the conferences where he has presented a paper were: NIDA International Forum, California; Tackling Doping in Sports Conference, London; International Conference on Child Marriage, Melaka; and International Conference on Drugs and Young People, Melaka.
He was also a scholarship recipient as international delegate at the Harm Reduction Conference in Porto; Drug Policy Reform Conference in Missouri, and Global Conference on Drug Demand Reduction in Nairobi. He was a Lead Guest Editor of Special Issue on Addiction and Substance Abuse of Science Journal of Public Health (SJPH) USA, and also a recipient of the 2018 UNODC Academic Research Grant.
He was a consultant to the NDLEA in the development of NATIONAL DRUG CONTROL MASTER PLAN 2021-2025. He is an International Research Fellow of the Global Center for Applied Health Research (GCAHR)-Arizona State University, USA.
He co-founded the Unified Initiative for a Drug Free Nigeria where he currently serves as Director. He also serves on the board of the International Society of Substance Use Professionals (ISSUP) Nigeria as Executive, and also he is the Africa Regional Lead for the International Substance Abuse and Addiction Coalition (ISAAC).
Halumba Munachonga is the Founder/Executive Director of Ndola Nutrition Organisation. This humanitarian organisation is dedicated to fighting poverty, HIV/AIDS and social injustice in Zambia. The organisation places special emphasis on the provision of livelihood skills as a mitigation strategy against drug and substance abuse among vulnerable youths and women.
He is the Chairperson of the Council of Civil Society Organisations in Ndola District of the Copperbelt Province of Zambia. He is a member of the Monitoring and Evaluation Provincial Technical Group of Scaling Up Nutrition Program. Mr. Munachonga is a Policy Development Consultant focussing on Safeguarding Policy, Human Resource and Management for the National Olympic committee of Zambia, Handball Association of Zambia, Zimbabwe Olympic Committee, Judo Association of Zambia and the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympics Committee.
He holds an Honours Degree in Consumer Sciences from the University of South Africa, Bachelors Degree in Consumer Sciences from the University of South Africa, Post graduate certificates in Competency-Based People Management Program with CARE Academy covering : Emotion Intelligence, Productive Dialogue, Communicating Expectation, Giving Feedback, Performance Problem solving, Varying Management Approach etc. Human right based approach to food and nutrition security from Wageningen University in Netherlands. Advanced Certificate in Psycho-social Counselling under Chinama College and the University of Zambia. One of the guest speakers during the Pediatric Adolescent Treatment Africa (PATA) Summit that was held in Johannesburg – South Africa. Main speakers during the Digital Impact and networking organized by the Swedish Program for ICT in Developing Regions (SPIDER).
Chris Ibe is the Founder/Executive Director; African Youths Initiative on Crime Prevention. The organisation has the Special Consultative Status of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) and the Institute for Public Safety and Prevention of Sociopathic Behaviour.
He is the convener of popular national programmes such as, National Youth Summit on Drugs and Substance Abuse Prevention, National Youth Summit on Crime Prevention, the National Police –Youth Relationship Dialogue in Nigeria and the High Level Discussion on Environmental Crime, Nigeria. He is also the founder and CEO of AYICRIP-NELIS Football Academy, a soft power project for crime prevention designed to raise new generation of African Leaders, crime and drug and substance abuse prevention ambassadors through sports.
He holds an MBA in Future of Capitalism from IESE Business School, Barcelona and Shizenkan University, Japan; a Masters Degree in Guidance and Counseling; Bachelor Degree in Human Kinetics and Health Education (University of Lagos) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Public Administration from Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ogun State and a Diploma in Basic Crime Prevention from the Florida Crime Prevention Training Institute, Tallahassee Florida, U.S.A.
He is the Vice President, West Africa, World Federation of Therapeutic Communities, an Associate Chartered Personal Assistant (ACPA), Institute of Personal Assistants of Nigeria, Associate Member, Institute of Registered Administrative Managers of Nigeria and a United Nations Office on Drug and Crime, UNODC, Drug Demand Reduction trained expert. He is an alumnus of the Prestigious American government sponsored International Visitors Leadership Programme (IVLP, 2013 Youth and Community Conflict Resolution).
Richard Matundura is the Founder of Angaza Missions Mosocho CBO, an organization that works to support youth and adolescents in addiction. He is the Genesis Process Program African Liaison and also Country Director of the Grow Strong and Grow Free program in Africa. He works with Kenyan prisons to bring hope to mothers and their children in prison.
Richard is a certified professional coach certified by IAPRC, with wide experience in supporting people affected by alcohol and substance misuse in Kenya and other African countries. He serves as a Sunday school teacher and has a strong Christian faith that motivates him towards outreach, evangelism and discipleship. He is passionate about reaching many hearts for Christ and has worked as a door-to-door evangelist in many parts of Kenya.
He holds a MA in Sociology and Public Administration, BA in Psychology, higher diploma in Counselling Psychology, Certified Addiction Counsellor and is a Personal Recovery Coach. He is a member of Kenya Psychological Association (KPSy), World Federation against Drugs (WFAD), National Authority for the Campaign Against Alcohol and Drug Abuse (NACADA), Redeemed Ones prison ministry and The Scripture union of Kenya.