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Mentoring Program Alumnae are Seeking Knowledge from Experts Like You.
Graduates of the mentoring programs we support are looking for help from people like you to review their CVs and cover letters, support for strengthening their social media and marketing materials, advice on how to reach their career goals, and review and advice on their business plans and systems. Explore available opportunities below, or complete our survey to be added to our pool of experts who can provide one-off or ongoing mentorship support.
Scroll below to see currently available mentorship inquiries.
Please Note: Names with the word MATCHED next to them have been matched with a volunteer mentor. However, if you have expertise you think would be relevant to their request, we are still happy to connect you!
|Request Number & Alumna Name||Description of Mentoring Support Sought|
|01 Angel L||Phone call to discuss Governance and Development Careers|
Angel is a 2021 graduate of Kisa Project who is currently continuing her education. She is looking for a one-on-one phone call to discuss her career field of interest: governance and development in Tanzanian society. She wants to know what opportunities she might pursue with a degree in this field.
|02 Mary M||Business Plan, Accounting & Social Media Support to Help Grow Her Gelato Business|
Mary is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project. She continued on to graduate from university with a degree in procurement and logistics management and currently lives in Dodoma, Tanzania. Her dream is to one day become the top selling ice cream business in Tanzania. She is looking for support to review her business plan, feedback on her business social media and training to improve it, accounting system set-up support. She is also looking for someone to review her CV and cover letter and provide feedback.
|03 Esther D||Increase Her Knowledge of Storytelling/Writing, Review her CV and Cover Letter|
Esther is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project and a university graduate currently living in Dar es Salaam, where she is working at a substance abuse recovery community. She tells us she wants support for storytelling/writing and feedback on her CV and cover letter because she wants to increase her abilities in these areas and be a productive member of her society.
|04 Mariam I|
|CV and Cover Letter Review, Phone Call to Discuss Career Field of Interest|
Mariam is a 2020 graduate of Kisa project and a graduate of National Institute of Transport living in Dar es Salaam. She is interested in business and entrepreneurship studies, with career interest specifically in procurement and logistics.
|05 Anna M||Business Plan Review, Social Media Training, Accounting Systems Set-Up|
Anna is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project. She has completed her last year of clinical medicine at college, and is interested in starting her own brick and mortar retail business selling shoes, handbags and wallets. She wants support to discuss her business idea/plan, is looking for support for creating social media for her business, and wants to understand how to set up an accounting system.
|06 Aziza R||Phone Call to Discuss Her Career Interest in Event Planning/Decorating|
Aziza is a 2022 graduate of Kisa Project. She is currently studying clinical medicine and looking to earn income. In addition to her studies, she also sells samosas and other items, but is looking to expand her businesses to include decorating activities for events.
|07 Amana J|
|CV Review and Feedack|
Amana is a 2020 graduate of Binti Shupavu and a 2023 graduate of Kisa Project. She is waiting to begin classes to continue her education at the university level, currently residing in the Kilimanjaro/Moshi area. She is looking for support to review and offer feedback on her CV.
|08 Ivon M|
|Conversation Providing Guidance for a Career in Science, Math, or Statistics|
Ivon is a 2022 graduate of Kisa Project who is currently enrolled in university, working on her Bachelors of Science in Mathematics and Statistics. She is looking for advice on where to start building her career after graduation. She wants to know what general basic careers can be obtained in her course, and she is also interested in advice for employing herself if she is not able to immediately secure a job in her field.
|09 Grace M|
| Phone Call About Careers in Education|
Grace is a 2020 graduate of Kisa Project. She is currently working on her Bachelor of Arts in Education at the University of Dar es Salaam. She would like to have a phone call to discuss careers in education in Tanzania.
|10 Florence J|
|Phone Call to Discuss Building a Career Coaching Business |
Florence is a 2015 graduate of Kisa Project, a former GLAMI Mentor, and currently works as a Program Lead for the Tanzania office of a multinational nonprofit organization. She is interested in building a business that helps people develop their own careers, setting goals, developing skills, and growing opportunities for themselves. She currently works with younger people to help them create resumes, prepare for interviews, and identify the right job search platforms. She hopes to build her personal brand by showcasing her growing expertise in this area, and is thus also looking for advice on maintaining a consistent online presence as she grows her coaching side business. She wants her volunteer mentor to know that she is passionate and dedicated to making a positive impact on the community, and she is enthusiastic about collaborating with youth.
|11 Philipina K||Advice for Building a Business|
Philipina is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project and a graduate of Tumaini Makumira University, where she studied business administration. She would like to start a business and is looking for support to create/develop her business plan.
|12 Akrama S|
|CV & Cover Letter Review, Phone Call to Discuss Careers as a Surveyor|
Akrama is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project and a graduate from Ardhi University, where she studied how to become a Quantity Surveyor. She lives in Arusha. She is currently looking for a job and interested in support for reviewing her application materials as well as discussing the kinds of opportunities she should be seeking with her Quantity Surveyor training.
|13 Witness L|
|CV Review & Feedback|
Witness is a 2015 graduate of Kisa Project and a graduate of University of Dar es Salaam. She is looking for support to improve her CV, specifically advice for how to write it well so she can stand out as she applies for jobs.
|14 Gertrude S||Support for Content Planning to Market Her Small Business Through Social Media|
Gertrude is a 2020 graduate of Kisa Project. She recently graduated from university and lives in Dar es Salaam, working on her small business selling beauty accessories, as well as hair dressing and braiding services. She would like assistance on how to create short and long term social media plans, as well as tips for implementing those plans. She knows she needs to be active on social media to market her business and find new clients, but has found it challenging to organize and implement her plans.
|15 Elizabeth M||Phone Call to Discuss Career Field of Interest, CV and Cover Letter Support|
Elizabeth is a 2018 graduate of Binti Shupavu and a 2021 graduate of Kisa Project. She is currently studying at Mzumbe University in Morogoro. She is looking for general advice on job searching and how to prepare for the professional world, focusing first on what opportunities she should think about seeking as well as how to craft a standout CV and cover letter.
|16 Maryjoyce K|
|Review & Feedback on CV and Cover Letter|
Maryjoyce is a 2020 graduate of Kisa Project. She will graduate from university this November and has begun searching for jobs. She is not having luck, but she is ready to double down! She feels the cover letter is the most important thing a job seeker can get right, and wants support for writing one that will help her stand out. She would also like someone to review her resume. Maryjoyce is also interested in starting a business and would appreciate advice on how to launch her business idea through social media.
|17 Damary P|
|Phone Call to Discuss Careers in Accounting & Finance, as well as Design & Decorating|
Damary is a 2022 graduate of Kisa Project who is currently studying at Mzumbe University in Morogoro. She is interested in having a phone call to discuss career opportunities in accounting and finance, and is also interested in understanding what career opportunities might be available in design and decorating – which are her other passion. If she cannot secure a career in her field of interest, she is also interested in starting her own business, and would value any tips or advice that could help her begin that process.
|18 Irene S|
|Business Plan Review for Animal Feed Business |
Irene is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project. She lives in Monduli, where she runs an animal feed business. She would like support to review her business plan.
|19 Gift S|
|Social Media Marketing Advice for Growing Her Business |
Gift is a 2018 graduate of Kisa Project. She attended and completed university, but has had difficulty finding employment in her field of interest. She lives in Dar es Salaam and has a job that helps her earn some income, and is working to grow her side business making sink and tile cleaner and liquid soap. She is very interested in understanding social media marketing techniques that could help her get the word out about her business and find more customers.
|20 Eunice G|
|Social Media Marketing Advice for Growing Her Business|
Eunice is a 2022 graduate of Kisa Project who currently is a student at Tanzania Institute of Accountancy in Dar es Salaam. She is looking for support to help establish a social media presence for her business, which she wants to launch in October 2023. She plans to sell clothing, perfume, and accessories to women. She wants to gain more understanding about starting a small business, being an entrepreneur, and about accounting and budgeting. She wants her mentor to know that she is excited to learn from you. She has been nervous about taking action to start her business, but this mentorship opportunity has given her the confidence to move forward.
|21 Felister J|
|Phone Call to Discuss Careers in Sociology and Psychotherapy|
Felister is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project. She has graduated from university and lives in Dar es Salaam. She is interested in careers in sociology and psychotherapy and would like to speak with someone working in these fields who can give her advice, as well as review her CV and cover letter and provide feedback.
|22 Grace U||Phone Call to Discuss Opportunities for Someone with a Diploma in Laboratory Science|
Grace is a 2019 graduate of Kisa project who has recently graduated from university. She graduated this year with a diploma in laboratory science and plans to continue her education in this area. She would like to have a phone call with someone in this field, to receive advice on how to volunteer as a laboratory technologist.
|23 Eliaichi M|
|Cover Letter & CV Review and Feedback|
Eliaichi is a 2013 graduate of Kisa Project. She is a university graduate who is living in Dar es Salaam. She is looking for a job and would like support from someone who can review her CV and resume and provide feedback on how to strengthen both.
|24 Irene M||Phone Call to Discuss Careers in Global Finance & Banking|
Irene is a 2022 graduate of Kisa Project who is currently continuing her studies at the university level. She is interested in pursuing a higher degree in this area outside of Tanzania, and interested in advice a mentor can share about how to pursue global career opportunities in finance and banking after she completes her schooling.
|25 Evelyn R|
|Phone Call to Discuss Computer Engineering and Information Technology Careers|
Evelyn is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project. She has graduated from university and currently works at a technology company in Dar es Salaam. She is looking for mentorship to help her advance her career interests in computer engineering and information technology.
|26 Eshal F|
|Support for Exploring Career Options, Advice on Customer Communication & Financial Record Upkeep|
Eshal is a 2019 graduate of Kisa Project. She graduated from university in 2022. She is interested in having a mentor review her CV and cover letter. She currently has a job, but she is looking to pursue a career and unsure of the best way to plan her future to work in her chosen field. Additionally, she is looking for support to reach and communicate with more clients for her current job, where customer communication is important. Advice on keeping financial records is also of interest.
|Phone Call to Discuss Careers in Accounting and Finance, Advice for Balancing a Career and a Side Business|
Melania is a 2020 graduate of Kisa Project. She is a graduate of Mzumbe University, where she also served as a Local President for AIESEC. Today she is living in Dar es Salaam where she works as a financial analyst. Melania is looking for advice for advancing her career in accounting and finance, and wants to understand career options that might be available to her in these fields. She also has a side business in fashion, and would like to speak with a mentor about how to maintain professionalism and a proper code of conduct at her day job while she also continues to grow her side business.
|28 Subira M||Phone Call to Discuss Careers in Measurement & Evaluation for Agriculture and Nutrition Programs|
Subira is a 2012 graduate of Kisa Project who has completed university and currently works as a Measurement and Evaluation specialist. She is looking for a phone call to discuss her interest in working in M&E roles in agriculture and nutrition programs. She wants her mentor to know that she enjoys designing logframes, theories of change, and monitoring tools.
|29 Debora M||Support for Exploring Career Fields of Interest|
Debora is a 2021 graduate of Kisa Project. She is currently enrolled in university, but thinking ahead toward future career opportunities. She is looking for help thinking through her career interests, and wants to know how to apply herself in her career field and, once ready to apply for jobs, how to stand out and be unique from others.