Our Team

Meet the dedicated people behind SAWA Tanzania.

Charles Mutoka
Charles Mutoka is Tanzanian with BSc. Civil Engineering, Post Graduate Diploma in Community Management and Maters in Engineering Management with field experience of 18 years in community based development programs in both urban and rural areas. He has special skills   on project management, contract management and administration, financial management, design and supervision of water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion programs, water resource management, projects appraisals, community mobilization and empowerment, participatory approaches and monitoring and evaluation. He is  a registered Professional Engineer with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) of Tanzania.  Charles  is   among of the Founder members  of SAWA and is  assuming the roles of Executive Director since 2009 to date .  He is optimistic to see SAWA growing and provide continued support to the needy schools and communities.
Eng. Mrs. Wilhelmina Anthony Malima
Mrs. Wilhelmina Anthony Malima is a registered Professional Engineer with Engineers Registration Board (ERB) of Tanzania with more than 17 years experience in aspects of water and environmental sanitation. She holds a Masters degree in sanitary engineering from Rostov on Don State Building Academy – Russia. She has an experience in working with Government in Local Authorities ( Dodoma Municipal) , international NGOs (WaterAid)  and the UN ( UNICEF) . Has experience of working in the rural and urban, with farmers, children and pastoralists.  Wilhelmina is devoted to use her knowledge and skills for the benefit of Tanzanians on the ground, so she moved down and currently she is working with the local NGO Sanitation and Water Action (SAWA) as WASH Advisor. She is the National Coordinator for Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in Tanzania and the Chairperson of Tanzania Water and Sanitation Network (TAWASANET). Her special passion in this work is to give sanitation and hygiene much greater eminence and recognition. Her satisfaction is to see people she is serving are getting what is intended – drive for results with integrity.
Kelvin Mwanshilo
Kelvin Mwanshilo has 7+ years of profession experience on financial services, sanitation marketing specializations and NGO management. Kelvin currently brought the experience to SAWA on WASH coordination in Makete Community and school WASH project under UNICEF funding.
Kelvin leads WASH activities execution to ensure sustainable access of WASH services and trigger community to manage WASH improvement. His current role is general program management, program reporting, community facilitation and engagement; basic monitoring, learning, documentation and evaluation. Kelvin worked with Youth Partnership Countrywide as Program manager, Tanzania Postal Bank as senior banking operations and Care international in Tanzania as Sanitation marketing specialist.
Kelvin attended College of Business Education (CBE) where he obtained his advanced diploma in marketing management in 2007.
Agness Pastory Justine
Agness Pastory Justine is a graduate from the University of Dodoma where she has been pursuing Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from 2010-2013.Currently she is working with the organization as  Finance and Administration officer  under the Finance department holding cash management ,Planning and Budgeting responsibilities in the organization, she performs her duties with excellence and integrity.
Upendo Judica
Program Engineer – She has Six (6) years of professional experience in Environmental Engineering working with SAWA Organization in Various sanitation and water supply projects. She supervises and Coordinates various construction activities carried out by the organization, she also participating in planning, budgeting and managing meetings with clients and communities.
She is highly motivated and dedicated team leader who has  capacity to build excellent relationship with all parties to ensure smooth and efficient progress of work within the stipulated budget and time limit.
Possess excellent analytical  problem solving negotiation technical correspondence, management, communication, interpersonal and computer skills. Well versed in engineering software Packages. Holding  Bsc. in Environmental Engineering.
Maduka Mashala
Maduka Mashala Malele was born in Mwanza on 28 April 1987. He graduated from Kitangiri secondary school in Oct 2006, Minaki high school in February 2009, and from Ardhi university with a Bachelor of science degree in Environmental engineering in June 2013. After receiving his education, He started working with WEPMO, as site engineer from July 2013 to  27thApril, 2014. On 28thApril 2014 he started working with SAWA as a volunteer, for one year and three months up to date he is a Project Engineer for WASH Project at Makete.
Agnes Crispin Erio
Agnes Crispin Erio – BSc. Environmental Sciences & Management (Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro). She is Currently Doing Thesis on Masters of Development Studies (Dodoma University). She is having 6 years of experience on the field of sanitation and hygiene on empowering rural communities and marginalized group on the importance of having improved latrines and hand washing at critical moments for diarrhea and waterborne diseases preventions.  Competent in using participatory approaches such as CLTS, MTUMBA, SWASH GUIDELINES and PRA.
Sanitation and Water Action (SAWA) under Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (UMATA) programme, January 2014 to Date.
She worked with CARE International (TZ)-Integrated Water Sanitation and Hygiene (iWASH) Program, Community Empowerment Officer (October 2010 to December 2013).
She was a capacity building officer; CARE International (TZ) -October 2008 to Dec 2009; Project:  Equitable Payment for Watershed Services (EPWS).
Shadaiya Rwehabula
Shadaiya Rwehabula Tanzanian by nationality from the lake zone part of the country. I am a single mother with one son, being a Muslim I like listening and watching slow Muslim songs but also being the voice of the voiceless is what I aspire to be. I have a bachelor degree in development studies acquired from Kampala International University-Kansanga campus Uganda. Currently I am working for SAWA under UMATA (Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania) program with 6 years experience as a development practitioner, with knowledge and experience in right based programming. I am proud of my ability of working successfully in multi-cultural environment with various people of different background and altitudes.
Bonita F. Mpokwa
Bonita F. Mpokwa is a holder of Advanced Diploma in business Administration. I am a Business Administrator by profession and a field personnel by experience. Over 6 ears experienced in working with donor funded projects and working directly with communities from field officer position, to M&E specialist to current, Project manager.  I believe there is a purpose of being a t a certain place in a certain time and there is always something new to learn, only if you stay alert. I believe in team player and I love socializing. Bonita is a bookworm.
Yahaya Lwinde
Yahaya Lwinde is program officer at SAWA dealing with School WASH issues in urban and rural areas. He joined SAWA since 2015 in volunteering program for one year, later he got an employment in position of Program officer on supporting water supply and sanitation project in Dar es Salaam, Morogoro and Makete.
Mr. Lwinde completed Bachelor of Science in environmental engineer from Ardhi University in 2014.


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