Board

 

1. Chairman

Volker Schauer, Lübeck

Pastor, certified psychologist  

Tanzania-Connection

  • Church community partnership with the South-central diocese (ELCT) in South Tanzania since the 80s
  • Africa advisor from 2005 to August 2013 in the centre for mission and ecumenism of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Northern Germany (North Church). As Africa advisor I was responsible e.g. for the relationships between the North Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church (ELCT) in Tanzania and for the support of the Africa relation partner groups in the North Church

  

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2. Chairman

Michael Seitz, Neuendettelsau

Study director in the department of Intercultural Mission of Mission EineWelt

Tanzania-Connection

  • Support in the area of Christian education and German speaking pastoral care in the ELCT-ECD (1994 - 2000)
  • Responsible for education with the emphasis on Africa and Tanzania at Mission EineWelt
  • Preparation of new employees and volunteers going to e.g. Tanzania

  

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Secretary

Tilman Krause, Leipzig

Pastor

Tanzania-Connection

  • Tanzania advisor of the Leipziger Missionswerk (LMW), responsible for support of projects and employees of the volunteering progamme 1998-2010
  • Pastor of the EKM in the rectory Altengönna (Nr.12 in 07778 Lehesten) with 3 church communities and 14 places in the partnership Apolda/Weimar/Jena with the North-central diocese

 

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Treasurer

Jens Lattke, Magdeburg

Political scientest, Advisor for partnership and ecumenical education of the EKM

  • Member of the Tanzania committee of the EKM
  • Support of the partnership/Tanzania department of the Church Province Saxony from 2004-2009
  • Numerous stays in Tanzanian partner dioceses
  

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Assessor

Susann Küster-Karugia, Leipzig

M.A. African Studies and religious studies

Tanzania-Connection

  • Member of the Tanzania advisory board of the Berliner Missionswerk for SWD since 2011, chairwoman since 2015
  • Advisor of the volunteer programme of the Leipzig Missionswerk, e.g. supporting volunteers to and from Tanzania, since 2014
  • Employee  of the Tanzanian advisory board of the Leipzig Missionswerk from 2009-2013
  • M.A. thesis: Between moral and self-help: the relevance of local institutions for the coping of HIV/AIDS in south-west Tanzania, 2009
  • Chairwoman of Itamba e.V. (Berlin) since 2005
  • Semester abroad at the University of Dar es Salaam from 2006-2007Chairwoman of Itamba e.V. (Berlin) since 2005
  • Voluntary work at Itamba Secondary School of SWR from 2002-2003
  • Youth meetings, education and partnership work, study trips and internships since 2000

  

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Assessor

Dr. Harrison Kalunga Mwilima, Berlin

Part-time lecturer at Berlin School of Economics and Law, associate consultant at Sustainability Agents SUSA GmbH

Tanzania-Connection

  • Born and raised in Tanzania (in Germany since 2010))

  

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Assessor

Jana Prosinger, Berlin

Advisor to the board, Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung

Tanzania-Connection

  • Coordinator of the Tanzania-Network.de e.V. (2013-2014)
  • Support of the KfW, Dar es Salaam (2011)
  • Bachelor dissertation on micro health insurances (2010)
  • Studies at the University of Dar es Salaam (2009- 2010)
  • Voluntary work at MASOMO e.V., Mwanza (2008)
  

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Assessor

Elisabeth Steinle-Paul, Stuttgart

Gynaecologist and homoeopath, located in a group practice in Stuttgart

Tanzania-Connection

  • Doctor with the DED at the Bombo Hospital in Tanga (1979-1982)
  • Doctor in Lengijave, West Meru area; Work with the Flying Medical Services and creation of a study about traditional midwives in the Tanga region on behalf of the GTZ (1998-1999)
  • Member of FIDE (Gynaecologist in development cooperation)
  • Contact person for Tanzania-Network to Aktionsbündnis gegen AIDS
Member of the HABARI editorial team

  

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Assessor

Klaus Veeh, Würzburg

Diocese advisor for the world church department of the Bishopric Würzburg, managing director of the Würzburger Partnerkaffee e.V. 

Tanzania-Connection

  • Diocese partnership with Mbinga in south-west Tanzania
  • Support of the missionaries of the diocese Würzburg and their religious commmunties in the diocese
  • Procurement and sale of Fairtrade coffee from the partner diocese Mbinga
  • Marketing, public relations and education for the fair trade of coffee

  

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Assessor

Sönke Wanzek, Bonn

Geography and PE teacher

Tanzania-Connection

  • Management of the intercultural school project "One World - One Future. Education for fair  and sustainable development" with Tanzania
  • Coordinate tasks in the creation of academic partnerships with the Sebastian Kolowa University College (SEKUCo) of the ELCT-NED
  • Employee at the partnerships seminar Tanzania of the United Evangelic Mission
  • Teacher work for the ELCT-NED in Lushoto, Usambaraberge (2002-2003)