Our team

Leonard C Kitoka

Director

Leonard is the Director of ADC Tanzania Ltd, and currently Programme Director for the implementation of the USADF programme in Tanzania.  Leonard is also a founding member of both ADC Rwanda and INNOVEX in Tanzania where he is the MD. He is a qualified accountant (CPA-PP), an Accredited European Excellence Assessor, and a Certified Project Manager. He graduated with an MBA in Finance and a B. Com Finance degree, both from the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania. Leonard received a “Post Graduate Diploma in Poverty Analysis for Social economic Security and Development” from the Institute of Social Studies of The Hague. In addition, Leonard has attended other course such an Advanced Leadership course at Harvard Business School, Boston and a Diploma in Project Management from Galilee Institute, Israel.

With 24 years’ experience in providing professional services in Eastern Africa, he has extensive experience in conducting a wide range of engagements in public and private sectors as well as for donors operating in the Tanzania. He has delivered consultancy assignment for such donors as WB, AfDB, FAO, USAID, CDC, UNDP, UNFPA, JICA, GIZ, SIDA, CIDA, UNICEF, AFD, SDC, DFID, DANIDA and EC.

Leonard sits on several Board of Directors in both private and public companies and in most of them  he is involved in or leads the audit and risk committee. Previously Leonard worked for UNDP, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Afro Aid Development Consultants, Coopers and Lybrand and the University of Dar es Salaam. Most of his work have been carried out in Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya, Uganda, Burundi and Southern Sudan. He speaks Kiswahili and English.

Eileen Asukile Mwakisese is ADC Tanzania Monitoring and Remediation Officer. She possesses a Master of Science in Accounting and Finance(2019) from Mzumbe University, a Bachelor of Economics and Finance (2014) from the Institute of Accountancy Arusha (IAA) and a Diploma in French language, DELF A1, Alliance Française Dar es Salaam (2011). She is highly competent in using QuickBooks, KPI, Ms Office, SPSS, Gisel and OCAT.

Eileen holds qualifications and experiences of 7 years in Financial Management, Grants Management, Technology Fund Management, and Commercial micro-lending. She possesses extensive capability in Accounting for Projects, Project Monitoring, Administration and managing client relationships.

Eileen has experience in working with marginalized groups after working for years to improve the livelihood of the underserved communities in Tanzania. She is fluent in English and Swahili, and basic French. She has a passion for reading and travelling.

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Eileen Asukile Mwakisese

Monitoring and remediation officer

Husna Mkony

Finance officer

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Husna Swalehe Mkony   is ADC Tanzania Finance Officer. She possesses a Bachelor degree in Accounting and Finance (2012) from the Mzumbe University in Tanzania.  She is a member of National Board of Accountants and Auditors (NBAA), currently pursuing her final CPA examinations. Husna is a high-end user of a number of  accounting software that include QuickBooks, Tally ERP 9, MYOB, SAGE PASTEL. She has more than seven years of work experience in accounting and financial management functions.

Husna is conversant with Tanzanian life by living and working in various places in the country and she is conversant in both Kiswahili and English.

Emilia Magehema is an administrative officer at ADC Tanzania and responsible for overseeing the United States African Development Foundation (USADF) administrative operations of the country program. She has a background in Economics, Finance and Investment with extra skills of sales and marketing. For 5 years now, Emilia has demonstrated effective business communication, planning and projects management especially in the areas of Agriculture.

Emilia E. Magehema

Administrative officer

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