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Tanzania Board Members

Mr. Ian Mamuya


Ian is a Founder and Director to Winds of Africa Foundation in Arusha, Tanzania. He has worked in the community development field in Tanzanian management issues for an extensive period. 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 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, a 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.



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Mr Sajjad Omar

His educational background is in Computer Literacy (i.e. Consulting in Graphic and Website design) and Business Management. He is involved in numerous community development programs in the surrounding areas in Moshi. His skills allow him to be innovative and creative in designing various promotional materials. He is a consultant and designer for various organizations in Tanzania and abroad. Sajjad is Audra’s backbone while she is in Arusha, helping in numerous ways. He likes to spend his spare time socializing with family, friends.

One of Sajjad’s favorite hobbies is growing and selling orchids of many varieties.