Our team consists of a Supervisory Board of Directors (responsible for overseeing C-Sema’s governance framework with appropriate accountability and control systems in place) and the Management in charge of daily running of the organisation.
Supervisory Board of Directors
i. Board Chairperson
Ambassador Nyasugara P. Kadege (Retired Ambassador, worked as Tanzania ambassador in different countries in Europe and Africa).
ii. Finance & Planning
Richard Raynerius Manamba (certified public accountant, with far-reaching experience in finance systems management and currently working with KPMG as financial analyst in a World Bank funded project. He’s also a consultant and Principal Business Advisor for Tanzania Capital Market Authority and serves the Tanzania Tax Appeal Board as Jurist).
iii. Gender, Research, Monitoring & Evaluation
Ishika Mshaghuley Mcharo (Principal Researcher, Ministry of Food and Agriculture Development).
iv. Social Entrepreneurship – Income Generating Activities
Saida Segesela (Entrepreneur).
Kiiya has over 15 years of experience in this area of work. Over the years he has worked with teams to develop an elaborate strategic plan aiming to give a voice to children through evidence generated data. He has been instrumental in building synergies important to advance children’s agenda in Tanzania. He pioneered the formation of National Child Helpline in […]
Michael oversees the team that works in responding to crisis calls through counselling, and referral of cases to frontline child protection service providers. He specializes in Gender and Development Work with a keen interest in child protection, youth development, social justice, and sexual & reproductive health rights. With over 10 years’ experience in this field, he is a well sought […]
Thelma is a dynamic social worker with over 9 years experience in supervising and managing child protection programs, parenting education, sexual and reproductive health and community based programmes. She is also a certified trainer in the area of Skillful Parenting, and is skilled in monitoring and evaluation (reviewing accuracy, and completeness of data collected and programme implementation), advocacy, work plan […]
Fatuma is an experienced Social Worker advocating for girls’, women’s, disability and child’s rights. She has been in the child protection sector for 9 years supervising, managing, monitoring and evaluating child protection programs. A certified counselor and training expert on Child Protection, Skillful Parenting, Attachment and Positive Discipline, she works with youth on career guidance, reproductive health and life skills coaching. […]
Besides her role as lead on data and communication, Itanisa is also the Managing Editor of Sema Magazine, Tanzania’s Magazine for children. She collects children’s stories & views (data) on different themes and voices their concerns to policy makers, parents & communities. She publishes and distributes Sema Magazine in print and online. She also reviews and communicates data from cases […]
Jane is a social worker with over 4 years of experience in working and supervising the Child Helpline mainland call centre. She monitors day-to-day call centre activities and programmes, report writing and helpline data collection. She is experienced in school outreach activities, parenting and behavior capacity building, facilitation of sexual and reproductive health for youth, and event coordination. She was […]
Emmanuel is an IT specialist with 7 years experience in system and network administration and is skilled in network configuration. He leads corporate relations between C-Sema and Mobile Network Operators and works with other management staff to develop and maintain relations with communications authorities and businesses. He also oversees maintenance of the Child Helpline systems, responds to technical queries; trouble […]
Rahma leads the organization’s finances guiding project staff on financial reporting for their respective projects and programmes. She ensures the organization’s expenditure is in line with project requirements and that requisition, procurement and retirement are accurate and complete for reporting and audits. She also runs the administration unit and therefore handles general administration tasks with support from management. Rahma holds […]