Ngaiyaye, Simon Kalilombe
c.1880 to 1958
Teacher, evangelist, and administrator in Nyasaland (Malawi), Africa. He was born in Portuguese Angoniland of pagan parents, but was converted to Christianity in 1904, and was baptized into the Seventh-day Adventist Church in 1905. From 1904 to 1912 he studied at Malamulo mission school and completed a vernacular teacher's course. While still a student he began to teach at Malamulo and continued there until 1925. Later he served as an evangelist and a school inspector at the Malamulo Mission. He was ordained to the ministry in 1927. In 1929 he took charge of the Thambani Mission, and from 1933 until his retirement in 1953 he served as evangelist and assistant director of the Luwazi Mission.