Tanzania Board Members
Mr Ian Mamuya
Ian is a Founder and Director to Winds of Africa Foundation in Arusha, Tanzania, East Africa. He has worked in the community development field in Tanzania management issues for an extensive period. He lectured at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Dar-es-salaam for several years, before going on to work in community development. He is Director of the Marangu Community Development Association (MACDA) in the northeastern Kilimanjaro region, a voluntary organization set up by members of the community. MACDA implements programs in primary and vocational education, health, environment, and promotion of small business. Mr. Mamuya has worked in consultancy capacity with various organizations, including the Dar-es-salaam City Council (urban tourism project), the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Tanzania (health insurance scheme), the Tanzania Outward Bound School (re-structuring program), and is founder Trustee of the Friends of Mt. Kilimanjaro Foundation. Mamuya is also member of the Board of the Marangu Hospital, the Board of Mengeni Teachers’ Resource Centre, and member of the Health Advisory Committee of the Northern Diocese.
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Dr. Sifuel Mamuya
Dr. Sifuel has extensive experience in issues of health and education in Tanzania, having worked as a general physician in the national referral hospital, Muhimbili Hospital, Dar-es-salaam, for several years, and been appointed to several posts, including being National Director of Health Education in the Ministry of Health, honorary tutor in health education in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Dar-es-salaam, National chairman of TB Association of Tanzania, and member of the National Advisory Committee on Education. Dr. Mamuya left civil service to set up the the Family Planning Association of Tanzania, of which he was first chairman for 6 years, vice-chairman for a further 20 years, and member of the Executive Council member for another 10 years until his retirement in 2002, during which he also was one of the founder members of the Africa Regional Council of the International Planned Parenthood Federation (based in Nairobi, Kenya). Dr. Mamuya still works with the national Association and the Africa Regional Council of the IPPF in a voluntary capacity as honorary consultant. He also was also a founder member of EMAU, an national organization dedicated to providing life education and counseling for youth.
He is currently a member on several boards, including the governing Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Northern Diocese (Kilimanjaro region), and is advisor to the health programs of the Diocese. He has published several books dealing with sex education, youth counseling, family planning, and HIV awareness.
Mr Francis Joseph Kimbwere
Francis is currently the Managing Director of Brithol Michcoma Co. (T) Ltd., and affiliate of Brithol Michcoma International Limited. Francis established Brithol Michcoma in Tanzania way back in 1989 as a liaison office and has through the years managed to put the Company in its present status as a fully incorporated company.
Prior to his engagement with Brithol Michcoma, he worked at the University of Dar es Salaam as Senior Administrative Officer responsible for the budgeting and financial control matters (1982-1985); national Printing company Limited as Planning Officer-cum-Internal Auditor (1981-1982); Bank of Tanzania, Exchange Control Department as Bank official responsible for processing applications from commercial banks related to exchange control matters (1976-19780).
He also worked briefly with the Finance Department of the university ofr Bath, United Kingdom in 1987. Francis is involved in several community development projects. He is a founder member of Kilema Development Trust Fund. Under his leadership as Secretary General, the fund managed to do some activities which have substantially helped the Kilema Ward residents. He is now one of the Trustees of the Fund. Francis is a member of the Rotary Club of Dar es Salaam North, he has been twice its chairman and secretary respectively. He belongs to the first group of members of Africa leadership Initiative (an ASPEN Institute Child).
He enjoys reading.