Dr. Jan Kuever

Managing Director

Since graduating as M.A. in Sociology and Cultural Anthropology in Germany in 2007, Dr. Jan Kuever worked as Lecturer and Administrator at the University of Iringa, Tanzania. He is the author and initiator of fahari yetu and as Managing Director responsible for overseeing and coordinating all activities. The programme also served as case study for his PhD research in Heritage Studies at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany. The research investigates the theoretical and practical link between culture, heritage and sustainable development.


Jimson S. Sanga

Assistant Manager

Jimson Sanga has been Lecturer in Cultural Anthropology and Tourism at the University of Iringa since 2011 and graduated as M.A. in Tourism, Culture and Society in 2014. He is assisting the Managing Director in coordination and monitoring of the programme and actively engages in implementation of communication and promotion activities. With his research background in Ethnomusicology one major focus of his work is the commercialization of regional music and dance into viable tourism products.

Deonis Mgumba

Museum Curator

Deonis received his Master of Arts in Tourism Culture and Society at the University of Iringa in 2016. He currently works as curator of the Iringa Boma Regional Museum and Cultural Center, facilitates museum research and community outreach, and offers his expertise as tour guide.

Virginia Vangayena


Virginia Vangayena earned her certificate in tour guiding operation at the National College of Tourism in 2010. Also earned Diploma in Leisure and tourism Studies at University of Iringa 2021. In 2017 she began volunteering at the Iringa Boma Museum, and is now currently employed as the receptionist and museum guide. She is continuing her education at the University of Iringa to receive her bachelor of cultural anthropology and tourism.

Imran Daud

Community Outreach Officer

Imran Daud graduated at University of Iringa in 2018 with a BA in Cultural Anthropology and Tourism. He will be continuing his education at University of Iringa with a Masters in Community Development and Project Planning. Imran joined the Boma as a volunteer in 2019 as tour guide, photographer, and event organizer. He is currently employed as the Community Outreach Officer

Herry Titus

Communication Officer

Herry Titus graduated at University of Iringa in 2021 with a BA in journalism. He continuing with  his studies at University of Iringa with a Masters of Art  in Journalism and Media  Management  joined the Boma as a volunteer in 2020 as Content Creator, photographer, social media operator and event organizer. He is currently employed as the Communication Officer.