We are fortunate to have a long standing local staff in Tanzania who work hard to move education forward in Chamwino Village and care deeply about the students they work with. We are privileged to work with each of them.
Nasson Mazengo, Project Coordinator
Nasson has been with Chamwino Connect since 2007. He is a teacher at the Children’s Center and overall project coordinator for Chamwino Connect. His favorite part about being with Chamwino is teaching the students Although he never received formal training, his experience with children makes him an amazing teacher. He is the ultimate entertainer. He unashamedly acts like a goof to get the kids to laugh, always making learning more fun. He’s married and has 6 kids. His favorite part about being with Chamwino is teaching the children. When asked what makes him happy, he said, “Working… I’m flexible to work anywhere.”
Rehema Chibutu, Treasurer
Rehema is the quiet leader. Her role is treasurer. She’s been with Chamwino Connect since March 2008. She gained experience working with math and numbers from her small business. Her other job is agriculture; she has a farm and grows corn. She’s also married and has 6 beautiful children. Her favorite thing about working for Chamwino Connect is when she records everything she’s done so it stays organized and shows how much has been accomplished over the years. When asked what makes her happy she said, “spending time with the students and being in choir at church.” Rehema is an active member at St. Peter’s Anglican Church.
John Sembeguli, Bank Signatory
John is a signatory and overall plays a support role to the Chamwino Connect Tanzania staff. He is a tall man with an impressive presence and has caring and devoted personality. John is a well respected elder in the community.