Member Area

Institute of Social Work

CONSULTANCY SERVICES TO THE PUBLIC

The Institute of Social Work (ISW) possesses a good number of academic staff with high experience and qualifications in various areas of expertise in Social work, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Labour Relations and Public Management and other related fields. The institute is also a reliable source of various consultancy services which are carried out from individual level to teams as well as collaboration with both academicians and non-academicians in Tanzania and abroad.

In that vein here are profiles for academicians who are ready to timely accomplish various consultancies in the areas of their expertise, with high degree of integrity and excellence.

A. SOCIAL WORK DEPARTMENT

The Social Work Department possesses a good number of academic staff who are experts in Social Work professional and all other related areas. The department is also a reliable source of consultancy services which are carried out from individual level to teams as well as in collaboration with both academicians and non-academicians in Tanzania. The following are profiles for academicians ready to accomplish various consultancies in the specialized areas of competence.

DR. ZENA M. MABEYO

Zena Mnasi MABEYO (PhD) is a senior lecturer in Social Work and the Acting Deputy Rector-Planning, Finance and Administration of the Institute of Social Work in Dar es Salaam. She has been actively involved in promoting social work not only in Tanzania her home country but in other African countries. She has been the Chairperson of the Tanzania Association of Social Workers from 2012 to October 2018 and a Country Coordinator of the project entitled “Promotion of Professional Social Work in East Africa (PROSOWO) which has contributed immensely to professionalising social work and increasing the visibility of African social work both locally and globally, from 2011 to 2018. Dr Mabeyo is the East African Representative of the Africa Association of Schools of Social Work (ASSWA). She has led research and contributed in publications in the field of Social Work in her country particularly in the areas of social protection for older people, the role of social work in poverty reduction and the indigenous and innovative models of social work practice.

Correspondence: zlyuwo@yahoo.com

DR. WILLIAM MANYAMA

William Manyama is a lecturer in the Department of Social Work, at the Institute of Social Work. He holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He is a development professional with more than 12 years of experience in teaching, research and consultancy. His academic background reflects an interest in understanding the relationship between people and their environment from a spectrum of perspectives. His research interests and areas of expertise include: sociology, social work, social research, social policy, social administration, social welfare services and programmes. He has published notably on: Child welfare and protection, Parenting, Family planning, Family dynamics, Developmental social work, Indigenous and innovative social work models, Gender based violence and violence against children, and Community work, to mention a few. William Manyama is heading the Department of Social Work at the Institute of Social Work. He is a member of the Tender Board at the Institute of Social Work; member of the Faculty Board of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Dar es Salaam; member of the Steering Board of Mwananyamala Referral Hospital in Dar es Salaam. Further, William Manyama has a combination of positive attitude and hardworking spirit. Both of which are essential in teaching and undertaking any consultancy and research assignments in diverse contexts.

Correspondence: williammanyama@yahoo.com

DR.TWAHA WAZIRI

Dr. Twaha Waziri is a lecturer at the Institute of Social Work (ISW). He holds a Ph.D in Social Work; and Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Open University of Tanzania (OUT); and Advanced Diploma in Social Work from the Institute of Social Work.

He is presently the Head of Quality Assurance Unit at the Institute of Social Work; and the former Project Officer for Global Fund OVC programme under Tanga Elderly Women Resources Centre (2009-2010). He is also the former head of Probation and Community Service Department under the Ministry of Home Affairs (2010-2013). Dr.Twaha Waziri has specialized skills in social work with vast experience but not limited to child protection, counselling, gender issues, human rights and correctional services for adult and juvenile offenders. He has also conducted research and published journal articles in various areas including Street children, Child labour, Substance abuse and Community services. He has also experience in undertaking various consultancies in Validation of social work related curricula from various training institutions. Dr. Twaha Waziri has also vast experience in reviewing manuscripts for publications of paper articles in various journals.

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DR.DEMAN YUSUPH

Dr. Deman is the multi-talented Tanzanian young lady who holds a PhD in Medical Anthropology, from the University of Dodoma (UDOM) in Tanzania; Master of Science in International Studies and Development Cooperation, from EWHA Woman’s University-Seoul, in South Korea; and a Bachelor in Sociology, from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) in Tanzania.

Dr. Deman has conducted numerous research projects, especially in areas of gender, health, sanitation, child protection and infectioius diseases. Dr Deman has conducted community based projects in various areas such as HIV, Youth, girls’ education and Women empowerment. She is more interested in issues of health and culture in the era of globalization, and how social interaction affects or is translated into human behaviour in relation to gender and indigenous communities.

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DR. MINANI NTAHOSANZWE

Dr. Minani Ntahosanzwe is a lecturer at the Institute of Social Work and a Social Worker as well. He has twenty years of teaching experience specialized in the areas of gender, social work practice and field work instruction. He holds a Diploma in Education, from Morogoro Teachers’ College in Tanzania. He also has a Bachelor Degree in Social Work, from the Institute of Social Work, in Tanzania; Master’s Degree in Social Work and PhD in Social Work, from the Open University of Tanzania. His areas of interest include gerontology, gender studies and parenting. Dr. Minani has delivered consultancy services in Positive parenting, Gender based violence (GBV), and Guidance and counselling.

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MR. DEODATI FELIX BABILI

Mr. Deodati Felix Babili holds a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Sociology from the University of Bristol in the U.K. and Advanced Diploma in Social Work from the Institute of Social Work (ISW) Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania. He is a consultant and professional facilitator of social welfare services and basic techniques in child, youth and family guidance & counseling. Currently, he is a lecturer in Social Work and Mental Health as well as Social Protection at the Institute of Social Work (ISW) in Dares-Salaam, Tanzania. He has more than twenty (20) years career experience with the national and international community development-support programmes in diverse populations in Tanzania. Also, he has participated in various research projects; particularly in Karagwe District [with the Help Age International & London School of Tropical Hygiene]; in Lindi and Mtwara regions {RIPS Programme & Scanagri Oy]; on child labour eradication project in Morogoro and Tanga regions [ILO and ATE]; and on child protection survey in Magu and Temeke Districts [UNICEF].

Deo Babili is presently a research member of ISW-based Research Team working for a project entitled Exploring the reproductive health knowledge among higher learning students: A case of the Institute of Social Work, Dar-es-Salaam. In addition, he is pioneering on parenting skills and child protection training programmes with local stakeholders in Mwanza, Dar-es-Salaam, Arusha regions and Zanzibar Island. Besides, he is pursuing his PhD in Sociology at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM).

He is working on a three-article study on community work with self-employed youths (boda-boda), Youth in higher learning institutions and mental health problems in cities and Psycho-social support for parents and school-authorities in guiding difficult children in schools. Babili has a devoted study interest in Human diversity and population at-risks, African ethnicity and multiculturalism, Mass media and global violence, Sociology of crime (Criminology), Juvenile delinquency and juvenile justice, Social protection for the ‘unrecognized’ active labour populations, Social work and mental health; Child and youth development, Community work with youth and families from diverse populations, Social welfare support systems and Evidence based informed practice (EBP) in the social work profession.

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ZAINABU RASHID

Zainabu Rashid is an assistant lecturer in the department of Social Work (ISW) in Dar es-Salaam, Tanzania. She is pursuing her doctorate degree (PhD) in Education (Psychology) at the School of Education, at the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM). She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Psychology from the University of Dar es Salaam. She also holds Bachelor Degree with Education from the University of Dar-es-Salaam in United Republic of Tanzania.

Zainabu Rashid is an expert in social psychology, relationships consultant and professional facilitator of Psychology, Curriculum development, Counseling, Human Behaviour and Social environment. In addition, Zainabu Rashid is a professional counselor in various areas such as marital relationships, carrier, behaviour problems, child and youth, parenting, and stress management. Her areas of specialization are Divorce, Adolescent life and Education.

Zainabu Rashidi has participated in different national programmes and research projects. She also worked as a consultant on establishment of social work curricula for the National Technical Award (NTA) levels 4, 5 and 6 through collaborative efforts between the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC); and Association of Schools of Social Work (ASSWOT).

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MS.PATIENCE NELSON KAWAMALA

Patience Nelson Kawamala is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work, serving in the Department of Social Work. She is currently a PhD candidate in Health Sciences at the Oslo Metropolitan University in Norway. She holds an M. A in Community Work from Bergen University College, Norway; a Diploma in Education from Dar es Salaam Teachers’ College in Tanzania; and an Advanced Diploma in Social Work from the Institute of Social Work, in Tanzania.

As a lecturer, she has a broad experience on facilitating various modules such as Developmental Social Work, Child Protection, Social Work in Medical Settings, as well as supervising students’ dissertations and project papers.

As a social work academic, she has taken part in developing and reviewing curricula. She has also been consulted in several writers’ workshops with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children; and developed teachers’ and students’ practicum guides for a Community Health Programme run by various institutes under the ministry. Furthermore, she was engaged in the Healing Families – Positive Parenting project which was run collaboratively by the International Rescue Committee (IRC), The Institute of Social Work and The Social Welfare Department, to impart positive parenting skills to parents with the aim of reducing and addressing child abuse and violence against children; both as a facilitator and a task force member. As a researcher, she has experience on group research projects, whereby her PhD study is part of the group research project on the multicultural staff community in municipal health and care services in Norway, conducted by The Centre for Care research, with four different work packages.
Patience´s research interest areas include Human diversity and multiculturalism, Children and youth participation processes, Community work with diverse populations, and Social work in health care settings.

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MR.HUSSEIN ALLY KANDURU

Hussein Ally Kanduru is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work (ISW) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work, from The Open University of Tanzania (OUT) and Master’s Degree in Economical Cybernetics from Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics, Ukraine. Mr. Kanduru has also a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance from Sumy State University, Ukraine.

Mr. Kanduru is a Country Psychosocial Support (PSS) facilitator (CoFa) and has participated in providing various training on Issues of Psychosocial Support in emergencies including the Covid-19 pandemic. He has also participated as a co-consultant in developing a Simplified User Guide for Counselors of Survivors of Violence against Women and Children for the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar. Mr. Kanduru has also interest in working in economic empowerment programmes for various groups in the community including youth.

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MR.PETER EMANUEL MGAWE

Peter Mgawe is currently finalizing his PhD in Development Studies at the University of Dar es salaam in Tanzania. He holds a Master’s Degree in Development Studies from the University of Dar es Salaam. He has a Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work obtained from the Open University of Tanzania. Besides, he also has a B. A. (Hons) with Education obtained from the University of Dar es Salaam. Currently, he is serving at the Institute of Social Work as an Assistant lecturer for more than 8 years.

Mgawe has delivered consultancy services on developing a Child Safeguard Policy granted by The Tanzania Interfaith Partnership Organization (TIP). Moreover, he has managed to do research and publish in various areas such as Sexual and reproductive health information among the youth in secondary and higher learning institutions, The history of Mpimbwe tribe where different old people were interviewed about the history of their area and managed to publish a book. He has also researched and published a journal article entitled “Factors affecting bush meat consumption in the Katavi-Rukwa ecosystem of Tanzania”. He is currently working on two paper articles entitled “The use of sexual and reproductive health information in reducing sexual transmitted disease among adolescents in selected secondary schools in Mtwara” and “Knowledge on reproduction health Information in reducing sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancies in higher learning Institutions in Tanzania”.

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MR. JULIUS MBILINYI

Julius Mbilinyi is an assistant lecturer, serving in the Department of Social Work at the Institute of Social Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He holds a Master of Arts in Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts, both from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He also has a Diploma in Human Rights and Gender Equality from Uppsala University and Swedish Institute of Public Administration in Sweden.

He has over 16 years of working experience and research in areas of social policy, governance and management of Non-Governmental Organizations, gender development, children’s rights, climate change, social development and protection. Before joining the Institute of Social Work in February 2020, he worked with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, the Vice President’s Office and various NGOs in the capacities of Director of Gender Development, Assistant Director for NGOs’ Coordination and Monitoring, Senior Community Development Officer and Programme Officer (Health Governance).

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MR.RAPHAEL E. ASANTEMUNGU

Raphael .E. Asantemungu is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He is currently perusing PhD in Development Studies specializing in Health Systems at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. He owns a Master’s Degree in Philosophy of Development Studies from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, in Norway; and a B.A with Education from the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. His areas of interest are Public Health and Project Management. He has more than eight (8) years experience in teaching at various levels at the Institute of Social Work.

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MS.CATHERINE AQUILINE MANDA

Catherine Aquiline Manda is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work; serving in the Department of Social Work. She is currently a PhD in Sociology candidate at the University of Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania. She holds a Master’s Degree in International social welfare and health policy from Oslo University in Norway; and a Bachelor Degree in Social Work from the Institute of Social Work, in Tanzania.

Manda lectures on Social work in medical setting, Social welfare policy and services, Social work with children and youth, and Disability and Gerontology social work. She has done research and consultancy in Gerontology and empowerment, and capacity building to youth especially to higher learning students.

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MR. GILBERT MKISI

Gilbert Mkisi is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work; serving in the Department of Social Work. He holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Open University of Tanzania; and a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from the Institute of Social Work. As a professional social worker, he participated in the Social impact assessment and harmonization in road construction projects at Tanga – Horohoro and Songea – Namtumbo road sites. He has vast professional skills and experience in facilitation, youth talks, counseling and parenting. He is a trainer of trainees (T.O.T.). He is a team member of developing and administrating a National Computerized Psychometric Testing System under Utumishi (Public Service) in Tanzania.

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MS. MARRY MCHAU GODFREY

Marry Mchau Godfrey is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work in Tanzania. Currently she is pursuing her doctorate degree study (PhD) in Education (Guidance and Counselling) at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. She holds a Master’s degree in Applied Social Psychology (MAASP) and Bachelor degree in Education (Arts) from the University of Dar es Salaam.

She has ten years teaching experience specialized in the fields of Psychology and Guidance and Counselling. She has been participating in conducting training on Child, Youth and Family Guidance and Counselling programmes. Mchau has dedicated study interest in Psychology of human development, Career guidance and counselling and Child, youth and family counselling.

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MS. ABIGAIL KIWELU

Abigail Kiwelu is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work in Tanzania; serving in the Department of Social Work. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work, from the Open University of Tanzania; and a Bachelor Degree in Social Work, from the Institute of Social Work. She is a social worker by training and a social work academic. Besides her full time job as an assistant lecturer, Abigail has also been a trainer or the Para Social Work programme since 2010, a program that was meant to impart basic knowledge to community members for care and support of children infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and their families. Abigail has also worked as a programme assistant on a programme for promotion of professional social work in East Africa from 2016-2018. Her research work is focused on Social Work in the East African context focusing on children and women. She has also contributed much in the study about the contribution of Social Work in Industrialization. As part of that research work, she had an opportunity to co-author a book entitled Social Work in Africa; indigenous and Innovative models. She currently partly works also with Family Welfare Foundation, assisting in programmes for women empowerment, an opportunity she knows will take her deeper into influencing young men and women to make informed choices in all aspects of their being.

Correspondence: abigail.kiwelu@isw.ac.tz, kiweluabigail@yahoo.com.

RICHARD MTOKAMBALI HAULE

Richard Mtokambali Haule is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work; serving in the department of Social Work. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Social Welfare and Health Policy from Oslo University and Akershus University College (HiOA) in Norway. He obtained his Bachelor Degree in Social Work from the Institute of Social Work (ISW) and Diploma in Education from the then Dar es Salaam Teachers Training College (DTC) in Tanzania. Mtokambali has vast experience and interest in facilitating community change at both individual and institutional levels. As an expert in areas of Social Work, Social Welfare and Social Policy, Mtokambali has enormous capacity for developing, promoting and providing interventions relating to wellbeing of marginalized communities; including children, youth and people with disability.

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MS. RUFINA BOBA KHUMBE

Ms. Rufina Boba Khumbe is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; serving in the Department of Social Work. She has a Master’s Degree in Social Work from the Open University of Tanzania; a Bachelor Degree in Arts of Social Work and Social Administration from Kampala International University in Uganda and a Certificate of HIV and AIDS Voluntary Counseling and Testing from the Institute of Advanced Leadership, in Kampala-Uganda. She has vast experiences in working with diverse populations including youth in the face of HIV and AIDS in higher learning Institutions, and HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing. Furthermore, she coordinates the HIV/AIDS and Non Communicable Diseases unit at the Institute of Social Work. She also worked as a consultant on reviewing the Facilitators’ Guide and Training Manual for HIV/AIDS and Non Communicable Disease at workplace in 2019 with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children (MoHCDGEC) in Tanzania. Currently, she is involved in writing a book chapter entitled ‘Reforms in health care services and their impact on vulnerable populations in Tanzania’.

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MS.SALMA FUNDI

Ms. Salma R. Fundi is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work, serving in the Department of Social Work. Currently she is pursuing her PhD in Sociology at the University of Dar es Salaam, in Tanzania. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Social Work. She is a social worker, as well as the chairperson of Women Committee of Tanzania Higher Learning Institutions Trade Union (THTU). Salma has been an inspirational speaker in conferences and workshops as well as a consultant for over 15 years of experience working with correctional and rehabilitation services of offenders, gender issues and education projects of both adult and young people in a variance of design, planning, implementation and evaluation of activities on the same. She is a pioneer and promoter of the initiative of girls and women development programmes, and has been advocating women welfare, developed and implemented work-plans, produced report documents and managed budgets and financial resources, as well as linking and managed project personnel. She has also worked to help inmates rehabilitate in a number of ways such as performing assessments to determine an inmate's current level of functioning and to evaluate the presence of mental health or substance abuse disorders; providing counseling; teaching life skills; leading rehabilitation groups and helping prisoners prepare to reintegrate back into the community once they are released.

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MS.ITIKA A. NGWAKWA

Itika A. Ngwakwa is a well-trained Social Worker, currently working as an assistant lecturer in the Department of Social Work at the Institute of Social Work (ISW) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She has more than 10 years working experience in serving Tanzania diverse population.

She has a vast experience in serving the Tanzanian community directly and indirectly through participation in situational analysis in the establishment of Social Work and Community work programmes. She also participated in preparation of the National Social Work Training Manual, preparation of Social Work National Standardized Curriculum and the National Facilitators’ Guide. She also has experience in Social welfare strengthening systems including revitalization of National Integrated Case Management Systems (NICMS), HIV interventions, capacity building to CSOs sub grantee particularly on MVC interventions, providing technical support, orientation and revitalization of Local MVC structures. She also has experience in community sensitization programmes, loans, sales, teaching, assessing students, field supervision, research supervision and counselling to individuals and families. She has participated in various research projects. The most prominent one is her research on men’s participation on the choice of family planning methods. Currently working as part of ISW research team which is working on Addressing Sexual Violence in Higher Learning Institutions a Case of the Institute of social work.

Correspondence: itikaking@gmail.com
Mobile: +255 (0) 719 716223

MS. RUKIA MWINYI

Rukia Mwinyi is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work, in Dar es Salaam – Tanzania; serving in the Department of Social Work. She holds a Master’s and Bachelor Degree in Social Work, from the Institute of Social Work.

Rukia is active and highly experienced in executing and managing programme activities; as well as proving quality service and communications. Currently she is the coordinator of the Institute of Social Work Community Engagement Programme which aims at and operates through a collective action of seeking solution for social economic challenges facing residents of Mpakani A street. The programme works closely with the community members, ward and street leaders and experts from the Institute of Social Work. The programme shall also extend to other streets in Kijitonyama ward. Rukia has successfully engaged in implementing the programme through the Human Centred Approach which has extracted a set of challenges in Mpakani A street including Youth irresponsibility and addiction to alcohol, parenting challenges and commercial sex work around Afrika Sana.
Rukia has also been involved in proposal writing for consultancy services. She is conversant with capacity building in Behavoiural Change Communication, Youth and Counseling. She has recently published on ‘’Does innovative technology stimulate social work practices?’’ She is currently engaged in a book project where she contributes to a chapter.

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PETRO TULLA NTEMI

Petro Tulla Ntemi is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work; serving in the department of Social Work. He is a PhD in Sociology candidate at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa; studying on “Access to healthcare in Tanzania: Levels and trends in the use of reproductive, maternal, new-borns and child health”. He holds an M. A. in Sociology and a B. A. in Education, from the University of Dodoma (UDOM).

Ntemi is interested in a wide range of topics concerning the society in Tanzania, Africa and elsewhere in the world. His present research interest focuses on social cohesion and reconciliation in transitional societies: HIV and AIDS; reducing child vulnerability to injury; mortality in poor communities; social stratification and inequalities (class, status, race, gender); health; public policy with an emphasis on poverty reduction, social protection and welfare-state-building.

He has a strong interest in the combination of quantitative and qualitative research. His qualitative research interests are in research design and its principles; research methods (Structured and semi-structured interviews, Focus Group Discussion, participant observation, ethnography); Discourse analysis; Ethics for social science research; Multi-methods research strategies and Literature review strategies. Quantitative research interests are in Survey Research Methodology and Advanced Quantitative Methods using either SPSS software or STATA software for univariate; Bivariate analysis, multivariate linear and logistic regressions models).

Ntemi is an experienced academic as a graduate researcher at the Institute for Democracy, Citizenship and Public Policy in Africa at the University of Cape Town South Africa; Tutor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cape Town; researcher in the Western Cape in Wellness (WoW) project, under Professor Jeremy Seekings of the University of Cape Town. He also coordinated STATUS research project under Intra- Health International jointly with Jphaego, CDC and MoH of Tanzania. At the Institute of Social Work, he handles courses on Sociology, Research methods and Social policy.

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LEAH NATUJWA OMARI

Leah Natujwa Omari is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work, in Dar es Salaam – Tanzania; serving in the Department of Social Work. She is currently pursuing her PhD studies at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She holds a Master of Arts in Sociology from the University of Dar es Salaam. She also holds an Advance Diploma in Social Work from the Institute of Social Work and a Post Graduate Diploma in Development Studies from Development Studies Centre, Kimmage Manor, Ireland.
Leah Natujwa Omari heads the Links and Cooperation Unit. She coordinates developing new links and maintaining the ISW cooperation with local and international universities and organizations in Europe and America.

As a Program Director for HIV/AIDS Social work Partnership for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Program in Tanzania since 2009 she was able to direct Para Social work Training in 18 regions of Tanzania and trained a total of 8400 Para Social workers including Social Welfare Officers, Welfare Assistant and Supervisors from village, ward and District levels. Under her directorship, Leah Natujwa Omari trained other Para Social workers who upgraded their studies into as Social Welfare Assistant certificate (SWA) which later graduated as Welfare Assistant working at village and ward level. Leah Natujwa Omari has worked in various work related to Monitoring and Evaluation, research and consultancies in Dar es Salaam and to the regions which were covered by Para Social Work trainings under the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare currently known as Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children. The main objective was to Strengthen Social Welfare Workforce in Tanzania.

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B. LABOUR STUDIES AND PUBLIC MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

The Department of Labour studies and Public Management possesses a good number of well qualified and highly experienced academic staff who are experts in Labour Studies and Public Management professional and other related areas. The department is also a reliable source of consultancy services which are carried out from individual level to teams as well as in collaboration with both academicians and non-academicians in Tanzania.

Therefore, the following are profiles for academicians ready to accomplish various consultancies in the specialized areas of competence.

DR. POLYCARP AFRICANUS KEREGA

Dr. Polycarp Africanus Kerega is a lecturer at the Institute of Social Work; in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, where he heads the Department of Labour Studies. He gained a Doctoral Degree in Sociology from the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM) in Tanzania through a sandwich programme in collaboration with Bergen University College and the University of Bergen in Norway. He graduated with a Master's Degree in Sociology at the University of Dar es Salaam. He earned a Bachelor degree from……. He also holds a post-graduate diploma in Law, Mediation and Arbitration as well as diploma in Education.

He is the author of the book entitled “Female genital cutting and Gender relations in Kurya society. He has also authored several International Journal articles. He has been an active participant in numerous national and international conferences on issues of global health, gender, labour relations, and human rights. His areas of professional interest include Sociology and Anthropology, Industrial Sociology, Research Methodology, Gender, Human Rights and Labour Studies.

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MR. ALI ABDALLA KHAMIS

Ali Abdalla Khamis is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work; in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. He serves in the Department of Labour Studies. He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Mzumbe University, in Dar es Salaam. He has a Post Graduate Diploma in Law Mediation and Arbitration; and an Advanced Diploma in Labour Studies, both from the Institute of Social Work in Dar es Salaam. He possesses a Diploma in Language Studies from the Institute of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages; as well as a Certificate in Language Studies; both from the Institute of Kiswahili and Foreign Languages in Zanzibar. Ali Abdalla Khamis has specialized in Mediation with an enormous working experience at the Institute of Social Work. He participated in conducting a research project entitled Integrated Labour Force Survey as the district coordinator, in Micheweni District, Zanzibar; and Child Labour Monitoring System in Arusha, Mbeya and Dar es Salaam regions.

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ROBERT BUNDALA STEPHEN

Robert Bundala Stephen is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work; serving in the Department of Labour Studies. He holds a Master’s Degree in Language Teaching, from the University of Lancaster, in the United Kingdom. He also possesses a Bachelor of Arts with Education (Hons) – Geography and Linguistics, from the University of Dar es Salaam.

He is an education professional and practitioner with more than 20 years’ hands on experience in education work including teaching at secondary school level, teacher training, youth career guidance and counseling, educational research, educational leadership, educational and career guidance and counselling, and lecturing in Linguistics and Communication Skills. Bundala is well versed in English language and Communication Skills teaching and testing; possessing solid foundations in educational innovation and management. He is also keen on researching and teaching Workplace Communication Skills, Industrial Customer Care and Management, Youth Guidance and Counseling, English Language for Specific Purposes, Language Literacy, and Education for Community Service.

Mr. Bundala’s professional endeavours include the research backed papers and activities such as The role of English language in education and beyond in Tanzania, a paper presented at the conference organised by British Council – Tanzania in Dar es Salaam, June 2006. The conference targeted school inspectors and education partners from around Tanzania.

He participated in the global research project entitled Customer care and effectiveness of communication systems in British Council offices worldwide (under Intersperience Research Consultancy) at Lancaster University, UK; from 2007 to 8. He assisted in collecting data from a variety of countries including the UK, Tanzania, Kenya, Zambia, Uganda, South Africa, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Zimbabwe, China, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.

He participated in the joint research project, as a Hornby scholar, entitled Effects of class size on English language teaching approaches; from Asian and African perspectives (Tanzania, Nigeria, Mozambique, Bangladesh and the Philippines). He presented the research findings in the 42nd IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language) conference at the University of Exeter, UK; in 2008.

He conducted a research project entitled Challenges facing the implementation of the communicative English language teaching innovation in the Tanzanian ordinary level secondary schools; a research project in fulfillment of his M.A. studies at Lancaster University; in 2008.

He researched and presented on The increased sexual practices and school dropout for youths in southern Tanzania as a barrier for development: A facilitation paper he presented on the launching of the Civic Education Teachers’ Association (CETA) on Friday 12th February 2010 at Mtwara TTC in Mtwara, Tanzania.

He researched and presented on Factors for the CSEE 2010 low performance - A critical investigation into the 2004 revised curriculum: A paper he presented on the Academic Symposium at Stella Maris Mtwara University College (A constituent college of St. Augustine University of Tanzania) on 25th March 2011.

He researched and presented on: The pitfalls of the communicative language teaching (CLT) in Tanzanian secondary schools – An analysis of implementation challenges. A paper he presented on the Academic Symposium at Stella Maris Mtwara University College on 20 April 2012.

Mr. Bundala also conducts public training services. The training services he has so far offered include Classroom management for adult learners – A training course for the religious instructions tutors from The House of Life and Resurrection Ministry International; held at the Institute of Social Work – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 29th June 2018; Competences in customer care for customer satisfaction and retention – A training course for the officials from The Zanzibar Utilities Regulatory Authority (ZURA); held at the Institute of Social Work – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 27th March 2019; and Counselling management skills: A training course for the officials from The Zanzibar Utilities Regulatory Authority (ZURA); held at the Institute of Social Work – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania on 5th February 2020.

Correspondence: robertbundala@yahoo.co.uk

MR. RUTASIMBALA GERALD RAYMOND

Rutasimbala G. Raymond is currently working as an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work, serving in the Department of Labour Studies. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Dar es salaam; and a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Relations, from the Institute of Social Work (ISW), Dar es Salaam - Tanzania. He coordinates the Risk Management unit at ISW. He is a member of the curriculum development committee, as well as an examination officer in the department. He previously worked as an administrative officer at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) where he participated in various issues including preparation of university strategic plan.

He has a vast experience in teaching, research and consultancy services in the areas of employment relations, occupational health and safety, conflict management, strategic planning and management, labour laws, collective bargaining and negotiation skills, good governance, employees’ welfare economics, administrative process and ethics, entrepreneurship, research methods and employers and workers unions. He has conducted several research projects including the roles of occupational health and safety management system in reducing workplace hazards, the effectiveness of exclusive bargaining agent in multi-trade unionism organizations and the realization of decent work in Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in Tanzania.

MS. JULIETH MCHUNGUZI

Ms. Julieth Mchunguzi is a tutorial assistant at the Institute of Social Work, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She serves in the Department of Labour Studies. She holds a Bachelor Honours Degree in Industrial Relations; a Diploma in Industrial Relations; and a Certificate in Industrial Relations; all from the Institute of Social Work, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. She previously worked as a workers’ education officer at Tanzania Higher Learning Institutions Trade Union (THTU). She has attended a course on the Right to Development in Africa; offered by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria.

She possesses strong experience in research, teaching and consultancy activities in the areas of; Employment relations, employees’ welfare economic, administrative process and ethics, Employers and workers unions, Organizational Ethics and Procedures, Conflict Management, Social protection, Gender issues, Collective bargaining, Negotiation skills, Good governance, Human Capital Management, Research methods and Entrepreneurship.

She has researched on Social protection coverage in the informal sector in Tanzania. Furthermore, she has attended and presented in numerous National and International Conferences. Such presentations include Ways for addressing problems facing workers in higher learning institutions in Tanzania presented to the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, responsible for Policy, Parliamentary Affairs, Labour, Employment, Youth and the Disabled.

She participated as a panelist at the National Human Rights Dialogue on Tanzania’s progress towards the implementation of ECOSOC rights: “The Right to an adequate Standard of living; Contextual applicability and Principles of Progressive Realization” organized by Commission of Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRGG) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

She was a speaker on: The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on young workers and how trade unions are responding to the new challenges organized by the Public Services International (PSI). She serves as an educator/trainer, researcher and consultant to all labour related matters and crosscutting issues.

Ms. Julieth Mchunguzi always endeavours to be a diligent, caring, and reliable team member who is flexible and able to undertake any necessary actions to achieve the desired outcome. She is strongly capable to recognize her own limitations and she knows when to seek further guidance.

SARA DAIRY MBASHA

SARA DAIRY MBASHA is a Tutorial assistant at the Institute of Social Work, in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, serving in the Department of Labour Studies. Currently she is pursuing her Master of Art in Public Administration at the University of Dar es Salam (UDSM) in Tanzania. She holds a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Relations, from the Institute of Social work (ISW). Her research interest is in areas of Women and decent work, Labour relations management, Labour legislations, Gender in Employment, Governance and management of government organizations, Women and leadership and Trade unionism.

She is currently undertaking a research project on Women participation in trade unions leadership in Tanzania –the case of Trade Unions Confederation of Tanzania (TUCTA).

Mbasha has conducted various training sessions including Workplace standards compliance and Union/management Negotiation skills, and Counseling and guidance on handling customers’ complaints.

Correspondence: mbashasara@gmail.com

SARAH MATHEW SALASALA

Sarah Mathew Salasala is an assistant lecturer at the Institute of Social Work (ISW) serving in the Department of Labour Studies. She holds a Master of Science in Human Resource Management, from Mzumbe University; and a Bachelor Degree in Industrial Relations, from the Institute of Social Work in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. She has an experience in research and consultancy in the following areas; Gender issues, Field work practice, Entrepreneurship. Social protection, Labour inspection, Employment relations, Conflict management, International labour Standards, Social dialogue and Occupational health and safety.

Her involvement in research projects was prominently realized in 2019 when she participated as a research assistant in a baseline survey on Casualization and precarious employment in DSM and Morogoro regions, a project under the Tanzania Mines, Energy, Construction and Allied Workers Union (TAMICO) sponsored by the Forum for International Corporation (FIC).

Sarah has interest in training too. In collaboration with UNICEF - Tanzania she participated in Training of Trainers (TOT) on mainstreaming child protection issues in Tanzania. She provided consultancy services on how to integrate the child protection agenda into the ISW Curriculums.

Currently Sarah is carrying out a research project entitled Realization of decent work objectives in small and medium enterprises in Tanzania sponsored by the ISW.

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