John Migila, Tanzanian Country Director
John is from Iringa, Tanzania. He earned his degree in Business Administration from the University of Irigna and worked as a program intern with Under The Same Sun, the leading albinism advocacy organization in Tanzania, before coming to serve with Shade as Country Director. As a person with albinism himself, John has first-hand experience with the challenges and discrimination that people with albinism face.
Debora Daud, Lead Teacher
Debora is from Kigoma, Tanzania. She earned her certificate in Education from Musoma Utalii College and has a passion for teaching elementary-aged children, as well as a deep passion for Jesus. Debora has been with Shade from the beginning.
Janeth Renatus, Teacher
Janeth is from Meatu, Tanzania. She holds a certificate in Early Childhood Education from the Dar Es Salaam College of Hotel and Business Studies. Forfour years, Janeth served as a teacher of three to five-year-olds for Shade’s classrooms at Buhangija center. She has a real heart for children with albinism and loves the ones she teaches!
Mecktilda Mbogo, Accountant
Mecktilda is from Shinyanga, Tanzania. She holds a degree in Co-Operative Management and Accounting from Moshi Co-Operative University. Not only does Mecktilda competently managed Shade’s finances but she is always n eager to help out in other ministry areas.
Martina Byeilango, Matron
Originally from Shinyanga, Tanzania, Martina serves as the matron and jack-of-all-trades for Shade at our ministry base. She earned her diploma from Buhare Community Development Training Institute in Musoma. As the live-in matron of the Student Transitional Program, Martina managed the program, mentored students, and was a role model for the young adults. Martina works with a heart of humility and servitude in all that she does.
George Makoye, Head of Security
George is from Bariadi, Tanzania and serves as head of security for the Shade campus. For four years he served as security guard on Shade’s rented base before moving his family to Shade’s newly-built guard house on the land in Bugweto.