Board Members

The MSABI board currently consists of nationally renowned people active in the public health, education or financial sectors:

Honorably Urassa, Public Health Professional
Mr Honorathy Urassa is currently the Institutional Program Manager for the Ifakara Health Institute (IHI) and was previously IHI branch leader-Ifakara site. He obtained his MSc in Microbiology from the University of London in 1999. He has also worked as a consultant in the development and implementation of several health care programs for CARE Tanzania, UNICEF, UNFPA, ISHI, and the Ministry of Health Zanzibar.

Altemius Millinga, Finance Professional
Mr Altemius Millinga has 24 years experience in the Microfinance, Banking, and Microenterprise sector. He is currently managing the Youth Self Employment Foundation. He has also managed various rural microfinance projects, working with the International Labour Organization. He is Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mbinga Community Bank PLC, the Tanzanian Microfinance Institutions Association and a member of the Advisory Board of SWISSAID Tanzania.

Bededict Ngakuka, Public Health and Community Development Professional
Mr Benedict Ngakuka is currently vice-Chairman of the Kilombero District Health Board. He obtained a Diploma in Health education in developing countries from Leeds Polytechnic in 1999. He is a Member of the Tanzanian Public Health Association and has worked closely with UNICEF and WHO on programs such as Universal Child Immunization, Child Survival and Development and AIDS. He has also served as Chairman of the Ifakara Health Centre Ethical Committee.