GENDER DEPARTMENT

THE DEPARTMENT OF GENDER STUDIES

The Department of Gender Studies at the Mwalimu Nyerere Memorial Academy promotes equitable development through research, consultancy, academics and community work. Currently the department offers seven (7) academic programmes at Degree, Diploma and Certificates levels and it will soon launch one post graduate programme. The Department's areas of focus include Gender and Development, Youth and Development, Community Development and Social Work. The Graduates are trained in both theoretical and practical capabilities necessary for leading inclusive development at household, community and society level. The department also offers short courses including tailor made packages building competencies in development programming, planning and implementation for equitable growth.

MAIN ACHIEVEMENTS AND SUCCESS

Academic staff has made progress in research and publication, provision of consultancy and public service as well as dissemination of knowledge through trainings, workshops and meetings. Publications produced revolve around the following themes:

     i.        Implication of Conflicts over Resource Use and Management on Small Scale Farming

    ii.        Challenges in Community Managed Water Projects

   iii.        Contribution of Agriculture First Initiatives on Small Scale Farmers' Livelihood

   iv.        Land Access, Livelihood Strategies and Rural Households' Well-Being

    v.        Transforming Fish-farming for Poverty Reduction in Tanzania

   vi.        Assessment of Public- Private Partnership (PPP) in Transportation Infrastructure, Tanzania.

Meetings attended, consultancy, trainings and public Service conducted:

i.        Participated in consultancies on Experience of Women and Children on Violence and Recommendations for Change, 2017/2018 -2021/20111-National Plan of Action for Violence against Children and Women, Midwifery Household Surveys, Teachers' Absence in Schools- Consequences and Solutions. Others include: Assessment of: Descent work for Women in Horticultural Export Products Chain in Selected Eight African Countries, Public Private Partnership in Tanzania's Transportation Infrastructure and Assessment of Pond Fish farming Value Chain for Poverty Reduction in Tanzania and Development of Curricula.

ii.        Training of trainers on: Gender Mainstreaming to LGAs, Champions for Change for Agricultural transformation and a training on Training on Forensic Audit and Risk Management

iii.        Participant in Women Deliver Global Conference

LIST OF PROGRAMMES OFFERED

S/N

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

RELATED CAREER DEVELOPMENT

1.

Basic Technician Certificate in Youth Work

Assistant Social Welfare/Youth Development/Community Development Facilitator

2.

Basic Technician Certificate in Community Development

Assistant Community Development Facilitator

3.

Technician Certificate in Gender Issues and Development

Assistant Social Welfare/ Gender and  Development Officer

4.

Technician Certificate in Community Development

Assistant Social Welfare/ Community  development Officer

 

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

 

1.

Ordinary Diploma in Gender Issues and Development

Assistant Social Welfare/Gender & Development /Community Development Officer

2.

Ordinary Diploma in Community Development

Assistant Social welfare/ Community Development Officer

3.

Higher Diploma in Gender and Development

Gender and Development Officer II

 

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

 

1.

Bachelor's Degree in Gender and Development

Gender and Development/Community Development officer I

 

SHORT COURSES

 

1.

Gender planning and Gender budgeting

On job competence in Gender & Development Programming & Implementation

2.

Gender mainstreaming

 

3.1 UP COMING PROGRAMMES

 

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMMES

 

1.

Basic Technician Certificate in Social Work

Assistant Social work facilitator

2.

Technician Certificate in Social Work

Assistant Social Work Officer

 

DIPLOMA PROGRAMMES

 

1.

Ordinary Diploma in Social Work

Assistant Social Work officer

2.

Higher Diploma in Social Work

Social Work Officer II

 

DEGREE PROGRAMMES

 

1.

Bachelor Degree in Community Development

Community Development Officer

2.

Bachelor Degree in Social Work

Social Work Officer I

 

POST GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

1.

Masters & Community Development

Community Development Manager

2.

Masters of Arts in Social Work

Social Work Manager

3.

Masters in Gender &Development

Gender and Development Manager

PLANNED PROJECTS FOR THE PERIOD BETWEEN OCTOBER 2017 AND OCTOBER 2020

s/n

Project Title and Description

status

Potential collaborators

1.

Decent Work for Fish Vendors at Ferry Fish Market

Proposal

Ministry of Trade and Industries, Trade and Investment; Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries; ILO; USAID and interested Embassies Interested Embassies

2.

Decent work for Domestic Workers within Selected Higher Learning Institutions in Tanzania

Proposal

Ministry of State for Policy, Coordination, and Parliamentary Affairs, Labor, Employment, Youth, and Persons with Disabilities; ILO and interested Embassies

3.

Enhancing Women's access to Tertiary Education at the MNMA through Provision of Accommodation

Proposal

Ministry for Education, Science, Technology, and Vocational Training; UNICEF, UNWOMEN; Interested Embassies

4.

Promotion of Women and Child Rights in Tanzania

Proposal

Ministry for Health, Community Development, Gender, the Elderly, and Children; Ministry for Defence and National Service; PO-RALG; UNICEF; UNWOMEN; Tanzania Child Rights Forum (TCRF) and interested Embassies

5.

Trainings on Gender Mainstreaming and budgeting to relevant public officials and leaders

Training manual

Ministry for Finance and Planning; Ministry of State for Regional Administration and Local Government, Public Service Management, and Good Governance, Prime Minister's Office; UNWOMEN; TGNP and interested Embassies

6.

Training on Management of Violence Against Women and Children

Training manual

Ministry for Defence and National Service; LGAs staff; UNICEF; UNWOMEN and interested Embassies


 

 

SPECIALIZATIONS OF STAFF

The department has 26 academic staff; out of them nine are males and 17 are females. Three (3) of them hold PhD, seven (7) are PhD candidates, fifteen (15) hold Masters Degree and one (1) holds a Bachelor Degree. Their specializations include: Project planning and Management, Community Development, Gender and Development, Livelihoods Analysis and development, Economic development, Health, Aging and Development, International Social Welfare and Health Policies, Sociology, Demography, Educational Management, Poverty analysis, Counselling and Psychology.

LIST OF STAFF AND CONTACTS

 

S/N

NAME

SEX

E-ADDRESS

1.

GRACE PALLANGYO

F

gracevalentine2000@gmail.com

2.

ANGELA KAVISHE

F

a_mtavangu@yahoo.com

3.

ESTHER CHAULA

F

echaula84@gmail.com

4.

JAMES MATONGO

M

James.matongo@mnma.ac.tz

5.

HENRY KIGODI

M

kifwambele@yahoo.com

6.

DEVOTA SHIRIMA

F

devotha.shirima@crowehorwath.co.tz

7.

SUNDAY ISDORI

M

sundayisdory@yahoo.com

8.

DR.PATRICIA MWESIGA

F

Patricia.mwesiga@mnma.ac.tz

9.

AMENIPA SIMON FUNGO

F

amenipa.simon@mnma.ac.tz

10.

MIGY HARAN MHENGA

F

migymsa7@gmail.com

11.

JULIETH KITALI

F

julieth.kitali@yahoo.com

12.

STELLA NYANTAMBA

F

damian.stella@yahoo.com

13.

BERNADETHA PASCAL

F

Bernadetha.pascal@mnma.ac.tz

14.

MWACHENGA S. SINGA

F

smwachenga@yahoo.com

15.

DENIS MALELE

M

malele4365@yahoo.com

16.

FRIDA ILOMO

F

fridailomo@yahoo.com

17.

ADVERA GIBE

F

adveraroche@gmail.com

18.

WILHELM RINGIA

M

ringiawl@gmail.com

19.

MR. STEWART LULAMYE

M

lulamyesn@gmail.com

20.

MR.MATHIAS MKUDE

M

matimkude@gmail.com

21.

Dr. TATU NYANGE

F

tatumkiwa@yahoo.com

22.

EDINA MTOI

F

mtoiedna@hotmail.com

23.

REGINA M MAUNDE

F

regina_maunde@yahoo.com

24.

SHAKURU YUNUS

M

shakuru.yunusu@mnma.ac.tz

25.

GLORY MTENGA

F

gloleop@yahoo.com

26.

FROLA HASUNGA

F

fhasunga@yahoo.com