OUR TEAM

Godfrey Mitande

Godfrey Mitande

Chairperson - Board of Directors

A Sociologist and Professional worker with 5 years of work experience in development and humanitarian programs. He has vast experience in designing and implementing Gender-based synchronized HIV/AIDS programs for Key and Vulnerable Populations, integrating Human-centered design for social innovation, and SASA! An evidence-based approach for addressing social norms. Additionally, he aspires to integrate gender into the continuum of SRH and HIV/AIDS care & treatment services. Besides, he has a strong academic record with solid learning abilities. Recently, he work at EngenderHealth as Gender and Youth Advisor, while at the same time he serve as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Tanzania Youth Vision Association (TYVA).
Agness Rutachweka

Agness Rutachweka

Board Member

She has a Bachelors degree in International Business Administration in Accounting from United States International University-Africa. Currently Working with Tanzania Building Agency as an Accountant. She’s well equipped with Business development and entrepreneurial outlook skills acquired while working with AIESEC Rwanda. She’s open minded with strong learning abilities.
Laurencia Dismas

Laurencia Dismas

Board Member

Laurencia Dismas Tairo is a Director, Board of directors at Tanzania Youth Vision Association. A bachelor degree holder in Sociology. She has extensive experience in social safeguards, skilled in conducting Social Impact Assessment. She is passionate in learning, flexible and self-motivated young women and aspire in advocating youth agenda.
Ignas Lukanga

Ignas Lukanga

Board Member

Ignas Lukanga is a self-motivated youth with professional expertise and diverse experience on working with the non-profit organizations on designing and implementing different programs on Education, Community and centre Based ECD, Nutrition, Child protection, Civic awareness, Entrepreneurship and youth empowerment. Also well skilled in conducting project baseline surveys, Project M&E, and Household Surveys. Currently working with SAWA-Tanzania as an ECD programs officer and Child protection focal person.

Rizwan Jamal

Rizwan Jamal

Board Member

Ridhiwani Jamal is health personnel experienced in advocacy based on youth related matters with well-equipped facilitation skills acquired through implementation of different projects such as Youth Employment Intiative in Dar es salaam for more than five years with in Tanzania Youth Vision Association. Other skills including organizing and leadership skills capacitated through different trainings from different institutions like MS-TCDC leadership trainings programs.
Yusuph Bwango

Yusuph Bwango

Executive Director

He’s a social worker by profession and a member of Tanzania Youth Vision Association (TYVA), who also served in a leadership as Head of Lobbying, Advocacy and Network (LAN) from 2017-2020. He formed part to represent and design various youth policy advocacy programs/projects in TYVA as a volunteer then Ho-LAN through his active engagement in different youth crosscutting policy advocacy coalitions in Tanzania such as TAYARH, Action Aid International Youth Working Group, Activista as well as Youth CSOs & Parliamentarians engagement coalition and helps to shape youth related policy agendas and plans. He is passionate in good governance and accountability.

Rashid Ritogolo

Rashid Ritogolo

Director Of Finance

He is a young Tanzanian youth worker, He served as a volunteer under treasurer and finance department since 2014 then later on he was elected a Treasurer at Tanzania Youth Vision Association (TYVA) from 2017-2020. He was an executive committee member at TYVA then an assistant project accountant for Youth Employment Initiative Dar Es Salaam (YEID) project, a team leader for Youth Engagement in Governance and Accountability project and the like. He’s strength has been in finance professionally and personally since his first introduction at TYVA.

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Tel: +255 679 353 362
Email: info@tyvavijana.or.tz

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