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Olive Mumba

Executive Director
Olive Mumba

Executive Director

Olive Mumba is the Executive Director for the Eastern Africa National Networks of AIDS and Health Service Organizations (EANNASO) which is a regional network that coordinates and provides technical support to civil society and communities working in HIV and TB in Eastern and Anglophone Africa. Olive has 16 years’ working experience with Civil Society and community groups including Networks of civil society and community groups, networks of People Living with HIV (PLHIV) and TB affected communities within and beyond East and Anglophone Africa Region. Olive is knowledgeable on programs specific to HIV, TB and Malaria including programs specific on Sexual Reproductive Health Rights, Human Rights, Gender, Community Systems Strengthening, Health Financing and Universal Health Coverage. Before joining EANNASO Olive worked for 4 years’ directly with communities at grassroots level in Tanzania. As a member of the Civil Society Platform on Health (CISPHA) and Global Fund Advocates Network, Olive has supported advocacy for health financing. EANNASO currently hosts the Anglophone Africa CRG Communication and Coordination Platform and leading the advocacy for the assentation of the East Africa Community Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) Bill through the East Africa Civil Society Taskforce Team on SRH. EANNASO has currently finalized development of the STOP TB Partnership CRG Assessment Action plan and gearing towards the implementation of a digital Community Monitoring system known as OneImpact TB Janja.
Olive has worked in various capacities within EANNASO, private sector and parastatal organization back in Malawi where she originates. She has a passion to see the voices and needs of communities reflected in programs, policies and strategies. Olive believes that for HIV, TB and Malaria to end, civil society and communities should be empowered through increased access to technical and financial resources that supports program implementation and organization development

Onesmus Mulewa

Technical Support Center Program Manager
Onesmus Mulewa

Technical Support Center Program Manager

Levina Joachim

Finance & Administration Manager
Levina Joachim

Finance & Administration Manager

Levina Joined EANNASO in 2018. She is responsible for the delivery of finance services such as accounting, treasury, reporting, budgeting and insurance management in accordance with legislative requirements and organization policies and strategies, oversees grants management analysis and grants related reports and schedules to support financial reports.
When Levina became a member of EANNASO staff, she brought 12 years of experience in the field, including 5 years spent as an Accountant and 7 years spent as Assistant Accountant with responsibilities of spanning audit, financial reporting, determined fair market value measurement of funds and conducted various analysis to ensure compliance with regulations.
Personal interests include volunteering in church and spend time with family and friends
Levina has a passion to serve other people and to increase her professional credentials.
Levina is active member of NBAA under Certified Public Accountant CPA (T), she holds Diploma in Procurement and Supplies Management offered by PSPTB and certificate in secretarial duties.

Yvonne Catherine Kahimbura

Policy Watch Team Leader
Yvonne Catherine Kahimbura

Policy Watch Team Leader

Yvonne Catherine Kahimbura is a social worker currently working with Eastern Africa National Network of AIDS and Health Service Organization (EANNASO) since 2016 as the Technical Support Center Programs Officer in the field of Global Fund Community Rights and Gender Strategic initiative for Anglophone Africa Platform. she has served in other unit programs including Her Voice Fund for Adolescent Girls and Young Women supported by Global Fund as a member on the Program Management Unit (PMU), TB in the Mines project ( TIMS) and Technical Assistance program to build the capacity of Civil society and communities in Global Fund Processes. Yvonne has a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work and Social Administration from Uganda Christian University, post graduate Diploma in HIV Prevention and counseling from AIDS Information institute Uganda and currently perusing MSc in Public Health from University of South Wales UK.
She brings to EPIMAT community service over ten years of working with the civil society, communities, experience in implementation of HIV/TB and Malaria programs, her skills span from project planning & management, proposal writing, report writing and Monitoring & Evaluation.
Yvonne has a passion of serving the communities for the betterment of good health, social development and wellbeing of people as such she belongs to the Rotary fraternity family where “service is above self”

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Glory Chagama

Grants officer
Glory Chagama

Grants officer

Glory has been supporting the organization in managing the grants in different programs .Among her responsibilities she has been identifying and develop strategies to optimize the grants administration process, She has been oversees if the grants are implemented according to the operational and financial needs of the organization. She has also been engaged in other departments programs including policy watch department that monitors the implementations of existing health policies including HIV/AID, TB, Malaria and SRHR. She has been advocating for youth including Adolescent Girls and Young Women meaningful engagement in all issues that affects their health as she believes nothing for them without them, and implementing the slogan of leaving no one behind in all key health and development issues including SRHR, GBV, ending violence among women and girls, HIV/IDS and TB. She is among the organization resource mobilization team. Glory holds bachelor degree in Accounting and finance, she is a certified public accountant.

Rodrick W. Mugishagwe

TB Program Officer
Rodrick W. Mugishagwe

TB Program Officer

A native Tanzanian, Rodrick fell in love with working for non-profit organizations when he was only a teenager. Inspired by a Red Cross Primary School Club, Rodrick quickly developed a deep passion for charitable work. This resolve stuck with him through college, leading him to get a master’s degree in Project Planning and Management from Mzumbe University in Tanzania. Rodrick joined EANNASO in 2017 and provides support to our Technical Support Centre Programme as a TB Program Officer and he also coordinates the Tanzania TB Community Forum. Rodrick is happy spending his time to support civil society and community groups to end TB in the Eastern and Southern region.

Richard Godwin Swai

Accountant
Richard Godwin Swai

Accountant

Richard Swai joined the EANNASO staff on July 2019.In his role, he is mainly involved in activities such as maintenance of financial books of accounts, preparation of financial reports and support development of the budgets.
He holds a bachelor degree of accountancy awarded at the Institute of Accountancy Arusha (IAA) in 2015, he is a certified public accountant since December, 2018.Prior to joining EANNASO he worked at Auditing firms and involved in accounting and auditing of various Nonprofit organizations in Tanzania including Vuga Development Initiative (VUDEI), Villages Going Forward(VGF) and African Initiatives(AI).
On his free time, Richard loves to be involved in sports, chasing after adventures and reading novels.

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Beatrice Mdobi

Executive Assistant
Beatrice Mdobi

Executive Assistant

Beatrice is an executive assistant to provide high level administrative support to the office of the Executive Director of EANNASO, skilled and dedicated with more than 12 years’ experience, coordinating planning and supporting daily operations and administrative functions. She keeps records of the organization reports and other key important documents for the organization, and also oversees the welfare of the staff and ensures it’s paramount. To ensure that reporting directly to the Executive director, she always provide all logistical supports to the programs.

Nginael Mariki

Human Resource & Administration Officer
Nginael Mariki

Human Resource & Administration Officer

Nginael Mariki has recently joined EANNASO as a Human Resource & Administration Officer. She holds Bachelors Degree in Law from St Augustine University of Tanzania. Ms. Nginael supports EANNASO staff to balance their personal and work lives so that they can be more effective in their roles.