MAGDALENA AMON BUKUKU

Born 16 October 1957 Kiwira, Rungwe, Mbeya, Tanzania.

Diploma in Agricultura Home Economics, Mati Uyole Mbeya.

Certificate in Agricultural Home Economics, Mati Uyole Mbeya.

Certificate of Secondary Education,
secondary school, Tabora Girls Secundary School.

Professionally is Agricultural officer,Nutritionist.

However now she is working as a community leader, Word Excecutive officer at Bunju ward, it is your responsibility mobilize women group and to conduct training , in Mipango Women Group.The  group deals with food processing and preservations.

Agricultora Magdalena

MARIAM AMANI MASALU

Born 12 August 1953.

Certificate Course in Special Shorthand/Hatimkato and Typewriting Upgrading Course.

Certificate in Secretarial Studies –NTA 5& 6.

Course in cattle keeping – Kitengule Ranch, Karagwe.  

Course in food processing, Mwanza.

She has been Personal  Secretary for  District  Executive Director, District Education Officer  and  District Agricultural  and Livestock  Officer in  Serengeti  District
Council, Karagwe  District  Council, Biharamulo  District  Council, Kilos  District Council  and  Musoma District  Council.

She is self-employed as an Entrepreneur
Livestock keeper, Food Crop Producer and Processor of cereals and pulses. She
is retired.

Agricultora Mariam

ABIAH JIBHAI ELIAS MAGEMBE

Born 23 March, 1954, Musoma, Mara, Tanzania.

Post Graduate Diploma Wageningen University-IAC, Netherlands.

Diploma Certificate MATI-Ilonga, Morogoro-Tanzania ( Diploma in Human Nutrition & Food Science.)

Certificate in General Agriculture and  Nutrition  MATI- Ilonga, Morogoro,Tanzania

Participated in World Food Day Exhibitions in Manyara Region, Tanzania.

Participated in National Agricultural Exhibitions popularly called Nane Nane Exhibitions
(farmers day) in Lindi Region, Tanzania, Orange Freshed Sweet Potatoes
Exhibitions to promote utilization of Vitamin A, organized by Hellen Keller
International, Dar  es Salaam, Tanzania.

Now she produces, processes and sale different types of byproducts prepared from root crops specifically cassava,sweet potatoes(OFSP),cereals,fruits and vegetables that are value added.Aiming to improve nutrition status of needy groups and other groups from grassroot to National level, secondly to ensure food security for the targeted groups  and she is also training several groups for the same purpose; in Tanzania women empowerment center, –Kikundi cha wanawake Wajasiriamali kimanga(KWAWAKA)in Ilala district, Temeke Women group in Temeke District all regesitered.  Upendo Women group in Ilala District- Registration is under processing.

Agricultora Abiah

ESTHER NATAI MUFFUI

Born15 April, 1960, Nationality, Tanzanian

Masters in Agriculture Education and extension, Sokoine University of Agriculture.

Diploma in poultry production, Uyole Agricultural Center.

Certificates in Leadership and Adaptive Management,

Wagenigen University -Netherland

Currently she is a councilor in the board of Horticulture Development Council of
Tanzania, representing Tanzania Food Processors.

She has been member of Morogoro Food processors Cluster Initiative, Treasure of
Tanzania Women Food Processors Trust , and Morogoro Nutrition Committee.

She has been a research assistant in various projects such for example; survey on
the awareness of HIV / AIDS in Sokoine University of Agriculture, survey on the
use of agricultural inputs in the station Farm in Morogoro, Mtwara and Lindi
and its districts and villages in the year,”the role of credit in the
sustainability of agricultural extension services, among others.

Agricultora Esther

FARIDA MAKAME

Master’s in Business Administration, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland 

Bachelors in Computing, University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

GCEA-levels, Bangladesh International School, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

IGCSE, International Future School, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

She has experience developing effective marketing and business growth plans. Specialized in engaging and heading projects related to community development, poverty elevation, entrepreneurship and children welfare development.

Now she work as Strategic Business Development Manager, Aroma Coffee House, Moshi Tanzania and Development, and management of sustainable business growth plan, developing of strategic CSR plans in support of the owner’s vision of empowering women in the community, operations management and brand management.

Agricultora Farida

JUDICA SOLOMON LOSAI

Born 28 September, 1961, nationalized Tanzanian.

Diploma on Women’s Human Rights Towards Gender Equality, Uppsala University.

Technician Certificate, FTC in Telecommunication and Electronics, Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology.

She pursued an Advanced Diploma.  Subjects of specialisation were broadcasting both

Radio and Television. Other subject were Mass Communication Research, Media Management, Political Science, News Analysis, Public Relations and Advertisement. Additional subjects taken was Sociology, Economics, Media Law, Communications skills and Information Technology- IT, University of Dar As Salaam, Institute of Journalism and

Mass Communication- IJMC

Currently she works as multi skilled person, in Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation.

This journalist with 18 year´s experience, she has been honoured with awards like United Nations Framework Convention for Climate change, African a radio documentary for Clean Development Mechanism, World Refugee Day Journalists Awards, award on the best Television Programe.

Climate Change Media Partnership to attend United Nations Conference of Parties COP 15  – CCMP and Media Institute of Southern Africa – MISA Award on the best investigative radio programe.

Periodista Judica

FARIDA HAMIS

Born 18 December 1990, Tanzania.

At present she is journalist in Tanzania Broadcasting Corporation,   producing and presenting programs mazingira program, Breakfast Express & news Bulletin at TBC International and TBC Taifa.

She has also worked as a presenter on radio and television, producing and presenting program, Milimani Media Organization.

She pursued Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Dar Es Salaam, School of Journalism and Mass communication.

She has also attended Advance Marketing Proficiency Course Institute of Finance Management, Fred Angels Musika-Head trainers.

Professional Course in Information Technology, Dar Es Salaam Institute of Technology.

She is especially interested in projects where communication and teamwork.

She has also worked in marketing planning and researching, as well as selling the product Directly from workshop.

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SIDI ABUBAKARI YUSUF MGUMIA

Born 7 April 1983 in Dar Es Salaam Nationality Tanzanian.

She currently works with New Habari Ltd the company that produces five papers which are The African, Mtanzania, Bingwa, Dimba and Rai, as the News Editor, senior reporter writing for The African newspaper.

Diploma in Mass communication, awarded by Perth Institute of Business and Technology, Australian Studies Institute, Central House West lands- Nairobi Kenya.

Diploma in Development Journalism, awarded by Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Indian Institute of Maas Communication, New Delhi-India.

Certificate in Masscommunication, awarded by Perth Institute of Business and Technology, Australian Studies Institute, Central House West lands- Nairobi Kenya.

Certificate in Basic Journalism and Public Relation, awarded by Maarifa Media Trust Institute, Dar Es Salaam.

Board member of Journalists’ Environmental Association of Tanzania, Tanzania Media Women Organization, and member, Forum Climate Change in Tanzania.

Periodista Sidi

SECELELA BALISIDYA

Journalist, she works as director in Regalia Media Consult Ltd.

Diploma in International Strategic Business Management, Swedish International Development Agency – Stockholm, Sweden.

Master’s degree in Business Administration, University of Dar Es Salaam.

Post Graduate Diploma in Entrepreneurship& Enterprise Development, University of Dar Es Salaam.

Advanced Diploma in Journalism, Opt in Public Relation and Advertising, Tanzania School of Journalism.

Certificate in Environmental Journalism and Mass Communication – Makerere University – Uganda

She has been awarded several prizes; in 2003 World Bank Institute, first place Radio Category winner worldwdw after producing and environmental radio programme explaining various aspects of water in Tanzania, where by a certificate and prize were given at the 3 World Water forum in Kyoto-Japan, in 2002 Tanzania School of Journalism as best student, among other.

Board member of Environment Media Network, Member of Journalists’ Environmental Association of Tanzania, and Member of the worldwide online journalists for water network called “Water media network”.

Periodista Secelela

TUKUSWIGA MWAISUMBE

Born 27 March 1974 in Mbeya, Nationality Tanzanian.

Diploma in Journalism, Time School of Journalism.

Certificate in Radio and Television Broadcasting with commercial Production, Time School of Journalism.

Advanced Public relation issues, Time School of Journalism.

Leadership workshop, Daily Bread Life Tanzania.

Certificate of Attendance for Women Political Leadership, Centre for Good Governance & Economic Development.

She has worked as a journalist and presenter for various media.

It is currently embarking on project as; Preparing, produce and hosting Women Programmer known as Jicho la mwanamke, preparing  topics about gender violence  and women, interviewing women about challenge facing and how to deal, encouraging women how to avoid bad tradition and  how making time table for all  daily activities.

Actually working whit Unesco, monitoring Nuru FM.

Periodista Tukuswiga

REGINA KAMULI

Born 10 January, 1988 in Tanzania.

Graduate of the Saint Agustine University Tanzania, in Bachelor of Arts with Education.

Masters of Business Administration, Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute.

She worked as a high school teacher, participating in the development and implementation of projects related to the development of academic methodologies to facilitate learning and improve student motivation.

Since 2009 until now she works as executive director for Yale Constech Co.Limited in Tanzania, implementing projects related to mining.

It should be noted their excellent communicator capacity.

Líder Regina

EVELYN AMOS KAHEMBE

Born on July 29, 1980 in Tanzania.

Bachelor of Arts with specialization in Organizational Management, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda.

Directed from 2013, Agri – Iniciativa – Kigoma.

Also she ranks as executive director, in the Hope of the Community Foundation, Kigoma.

Regional representative, monitoring and evaluating different projects for Tanzania Development Trust (based in the UK).

Project Leader, Tujenge pamoja Foundation, Kigoma and Tabora.

She has also participated in projects to, British Council, Dar Es Salaam.

Also she works with Resettlement Support Center (RSC) at the refugee camp in Kigoma. 

líder Evelyn

MONICA ANDREA KAGYA

Born February, 1961 in Mombasa, Kenya. A Tanzanian citizen.

Bachelor of Science General, Botany and Geography by the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Masters Management of Natural Resources and Sustainable Agriculture by the Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.

She is currently the Assistant Director Beekeeping Development in the Department of Forest and Beekeeping as well as forming part of multiple organizations such as; Tanzania Association of Foresters, Beekeeping Training Institute Tabora, SUA- Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation, among other.

She is also the Chairlady of the Board of Directors- Envirocare.

Her work has focused mainly on Beekeeping, Forestry and Environment Conservation, participated in several research projects related to the participation of women and the importance of this, beekeeping and the importance of Beekeeping in sustainable Conservation of the environment.

Líder Monika

LEOCADIA BHOKE VEDASTUS

Born 9 December, 1972 in Ukerewe, Tanzania.

She currently works at the executive director of District Council Ukerewe, and she is a Teacher at Bukongo Secondary School.

She is teaching students geography and economics and performing other activities assigned by employer.

Academics, she holds a Masters of Economics in Policy and Planning from Mzumbe University.

A Bachelor of Arts with Education majoring two teaching subjects: Economics and Geography at St. Augustine University of Tanzania.

Diploma in education majoring two teaching subjects: History and Geography at Butimba Teachers’ College.

She coordinated Family Life Education in Bukongo secondary for five years, in addition to assistance in golds projects related to women and leadership.

Líder Leocadia

SOPHIA NYAKUNGA MLOTE (PhD)

Born on 11th December, 1961 in Tanzania.

She holds  a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness from Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania.

Currently, she works at the Ministry of Agriculture Livestock and Fisheries  under Department of Policy and Planning,  as a Principal Agricultural Economist I responsible for Monitoring and Evaluation of Agricultural Development Intervation Program and a Coordinator of the Platform for Agriculture Policy Analysis and Coordination (PAPAC) for ASDP II.

She is the author of several publications mostly related to livestock in Tanzania. 

In addition to supporting various projects also she is the Chairperson of Tanzania Association of Women Leaders in Agriculture and Environment.

Executive Secretary of the Coalition for the Advancement of Women in
Agriculture in Tanzania.

A Member  in Tanzania of Agricultural Economics Society, Gender Advisory board and the Society of Animal Production Council.

Líder Sophia