Rhoda Julius Lugazia   Rhoda, 22, was born and raised in Morogoro. Due to her superior performance in primary school, Rhoda was awarded a seat in one of the most competitive secondary schools in Tanzania. There she earned Division 1 placement, initiated charity events to serve orphans, created and lead the Debate Club, and co-founded the school band. Rhode recently completed her BA in Public Relations and Advertising at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) of the University of Dar es Salaam with a 4.5 GPA. Rhoda is a talented creative writer, photographer and videographer/video editor. Rhoda dreams of one day creating a children's home to care orphans and the underprivileged.

Rhoda Julius Lugazia

Rhoda, 22, was born and raised in Morogoro. Due to her superior performance in primary school, Rhoda was awarded a seat in one of the most competitive secondary schools in Tanzania. There she earned Division 1 placement, initiated charity events to serve orphans, created and lead the Debate Club, and co-founded the school band. Rhode recently completed her BA in Public Relations and Advertising at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication (SJMC) of the University of Dar es Salaam with a 4.5 GPA. Rhoda is a talented creative writer, photographer and videographer/video editor. Rhoda dreams of one day creating a children's home to care orphans and the underprivileged.

  Raymond Mgeni   Raymond, 26, grew up in Mbeya with his parents and two siblings. Throughout elementary and secondary school, Raymond received many academic awards. In 2008 he began writing poetry and has since   published a number of books, including one that is now in the Library of Congress, USA  . Along the way, Raymond continued to excel in his studies, and he is now finishing medical school at the Hubert Kairuki Memorial University in Dar Es Salaam. Raymond plans to continue for a masters in Anatomy, and his “BIG DREAM” is to open “An African Knowledge Village” by 2030 as a center of sharing knowledge & reading to sharpen talents and unlock potentials.

Raymond Mgeni

Raymond, 26, grew up in Mbeya with his parents and two siblings. Throughout elementary and secondary school, Raymond received many academic awards.
In 2008 he began writing poetry and has since published a number of books, including one that is now in the Library of Congress, USA. Along the way, Raymond continued to excel in his studies, and he is now finishing medical school at the Hubert Kairuki Memorial University in Dar Es Salaam. Raymond plans to continue for a masters in Anatomy, and his “BIG DREAM” is to open “An African Knowledge Village” by 2030 as a center of sharing knowledge & reading to sharpen talents and unlock potentials.

  Joan Mnzava   Joan, 22, grew up in Dar es Salaam with her parents and younger brother. She recently graduated from the University of Iringa with a degree in Community Development. She has conducted months of field work with the international NGO Population Service International (PSI) and worked as a volunteer teacher in a nursery school and day care center. Joan has excellent communication and computer skills and brings to our team determination, creativity, vision and a passion for entrepreneurship and for empowering disadvantaged youth.

Joan Mnzava

Joan, 22, grew up in Dar es Salaam with her parents and younger brother. She recently graduated from the University of Iringa with a degree in Community Development. She has conducted months of field work with the international NGO Population Service International (PSI) and worked as a volunteer teacher in a nursery school and day care center. Joan has excellent communication and computer skills and brings to our team determination, creativity, vision and a passion for entrepreneurship and for empowering disadvantaged youth.