Young Journalist

Frida Ngowi

Frida Ngowi is an enthusiastic and trusted business and financial professional possessing excellent numerical knowledge and skills along with a comprehensive understanding of commercial, administrative and accounting procedures. In the course of her finance and accounting career, she has a proven ability to ensure that organizational accounts are kept and carried out in line with agreed policies & procedures and quality standards. She has better awareness of banking sector where she has previously worked with various banks such as Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), Stanbic Bank (SBT) and Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) holding different positions. She also enjoys doing entrepreneurship as she believes that it's one among the things that can help to reduce the level of unemployment and poverty in the community. Frida holds a Msc. in Finance & Investment and a degree in Banking & Finance from IFM. At TBI, Frida is the finance officer, responsible to manage organizational accounting and finances.

Mohamed Shafii

Mohamed Shafii also known as 'mister-fix-it' is media personnel rich with both video and audio production experiences. He has produced both video and audio adverts and documentaries, music videos, drama and TV shows such as Ndoto Kubwa airing at Clouds TV and Mrembo and Sauti Moja that airs at TV1 Tanzania, all of them under TBI. His media production talents and ethical conducts has also seen himself engaging in consultancies with Clouds Media, Tanzania House of Talents (THT), Consent Group, and Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange (D.S.E) and renown fashion designers in Tanzania. In his spare time Mohamed is also a fashion designer and an actor. At Tanzania Bora Initiative, Mohamed is the Head of Production, responsible for leading the media production team in the strategic planning and execution of the production assignments.

Walter Odemba

Walter Odemba is a young social entrepreneur with a passion of seeing both personal and community development is realized. His three years experience of working with Non-Profit Organizations such as Chimbo (school of thoughts) as Project Manager and TonyInspirationalTalk as Head and Project Coordinator has seen himself touching the lives of many Tanzanians across the country. He is also a Radio and TV Content Creator and has managed to produce a number of media shows at the Home Of Events Media. As Event Planner and Organizer, Walter has successfully worked with PSPF, Symbion Tanzania, Global Peace Foundation, Dhis Academy, Workers Compensation Fund, and Association of Tanzania Employers. At TBI, Walter is a media production assistant and will be working with the production team to accomplish all media assignments. Walter holds a Bachelor Degree in Law Enforcement from the University of Dar es Salaam.

Thabithy Bashiri

Mr. Bashiri is an outcome-oriented Human Resources Specialist and Lawyer with more than six years experience in legal and social development. His passion, analytical mind, vision and ability to nurture relationships lead to long term solutions and success as ideally suited Human Resources and professional growth. He has worked successfully with NGO’s such as Tanzania Hope Alive, Company (Pwani Hauliers Ltd-International Logistic Company) , Regency Medical Centre and Athletics Tanzania Federation in various senior HR, Legal and Management positions. Currently he is working as Human Resources and Admin Manager at TBI whereby he Maintains and enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, programs, and practices. Bashiri also run a Legal Aid Clinic every month in Kisarawe for widows and orphans whereby he provides will- writing services for the clients in order to protect widows and orphans from losing property and to fight against violations of widows and orphans rights in Pwani Region. He also assists sports associations in Tanzania for recruitment, negotiating, representing, by laws, policy, constitution making and advising. Bashiri holds Postgraduate Diploma in Management of Foreign Relations from the Mozambique-Tanzania Centre for Foreign Relations, Bachelor Degree in Law from St Augustine University in Tanzania. He has also attained a short course on Journalism and Public Relations at MAMET.