Our People

As a coalition, We Will Speak Out South Africa IS its members.

The Secretariat assists and coordinates activities we do together. Due to the limited funding the secretariat at present has no full-time positions but we do have the following part-time staff members:

  • Ms Daniela Gennrich – Part -time coordinator
  • Ms Esperande Bigirimana - Part-time programme officer
  • Ms Lihle Cwinya Ai - Part-time savings officer

Consultants are contracted for communications and M and E work.

Due to the limited financial resources the management committee plays an active role in ensuring the sustainability and activities of the coalition.

Management Committee:  

Office Bearers

  • Acting Chair: Ms Lyn van Rooyen,
  • Acting Dep. Chair: Rev Bafana Khumalo,
  • Treasurer: Mr Simon Read,
  • Coordinator: Ms Daniela Gennrich


  • Ms Solange Mukamana, 
  • Ms Nompilo Gcwensa, 
  • Mr Mxolisi Nyuswa, 
  • Rev Phumzile Mabizela; 
  • Ms Amy Leigh Benn, 
  • Ms Puseletso Modimogale, 
  • Ms Maramuke Matumaini

 New office bearers will be elected at the next ManCom meeting.