The Team


Our Tanzania Team



Dr. Ladislaus Kahana

Dr. Ladislaus Kahana

Research and Academic Consultant

Senior Lecturer at College of African Wildlife Management Mweka since 1991 and an all around wonderful human.

Phebe Hurriet Kisare

Phebe Hurriet Kisare

Administrative Assistant

Beautiful and strong woman with decades of experience and expertise in Administrative Management.

Shija Ganai

Shija Ganai

Environmental Health Officer

A man you can count on at the Environmental Health Office in Uvinza District, Kigoma Region.

Harrison Chinyuka

Harrison Chinyuka

Prime Minister's Office One Health Coordinator

Responsible for projects across Tanzania including monitoring and evaluation of National One Health Strategic Plan.

Gadiel David Moshi

Gadiel David Moshi

Ecologist with the Tanzania National Parks Authority

An ecologist currently studying wildlife populations and vegetation in Mahale Mountains National Park.

Dr. Julius Keyyu

Dr. Julius Keyyu

Director of Research, Tanzania Wildlife Research Institute
Cassian Magori

Cassian Magori

Professor & Principal, St. Francis Hospital, Local PI
Lomayani Komolo Simel

Lomayani Komolo Simel

Program Manager

Wildlife conservation and community building Jedi Knight

Dr. Lucas E. Matemba

Dr. Lucas E. Matemba

Local PI
Dr. Ireen Kiwelu

Dr. Ireen Kiwelu

Local PI
Joyce Ikingura

Joyce Ikingura

Human Subjects
Simran

Simran

Jr. Researcher
Stanslaus Ntatiye

Stanslaus Ntatiye

Liaison Kigoma/Ujiji Muncipal Council
Moshi Bunengwa

Moshi Bunengwa

Expert Chimpanzee Tracker & Super Awesome Human Being
Nishida Bunengwa

Nishida Bunengwa

Great Guy, Super Strong, Lifts & Carries Generator on One Shoulder
Juma Tobias

Juma Tobias

Mnyonge Hamisi

Mnyonge Hamisi

Kudra Katensi

Kudra Katensi

Cultural Values Assistant, Mahale Mountains
Flora Malenga

Flora Malenga

Katerina

Katerina

Ismail Kasinagala

Ismail Kasinagala

Meow Meow

Meow Meow

Our Advisors



Matthew Lutz

Matthew Lutz

Green Energy Advisor

An architect in the State of Vermont, his interests include solar powered buildings low-income housing alternatives.

Nathan King

Nathan King

Manufacturing Technologies Advisor

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Associate Director of Strategic Research Initiatives at the Virginia Tech’s Center for Design Research.

Dr. Steven M. Niemi, DVM, DACLAM

Dr. Steven M. Niemi, DVM, DACLAM

Animal Medicine Advisor

Director, Office of Animal Resources, Harvard University with over 35 years’ experience in biomedical research and commercial biotechnology.

Dr. Jatinder Singh

Dr. Jatinder Singh