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upendo mbogela

About Me: 

My name is Upendo Mbogela From Tanzania,In Iringa region Studied A Bachelor in Business Adminstration aged 26 at the University of Dodoma currently working as a teacher at The Highlands Sec School,Iringa and managing director of EFO (ELENA FOUNDATION) ,i am very exhausted with this digital world .This digital world makes me feel and happy ,gave me employment ,alot of friends and alot of opportunties to work out.A long time ago i was dreaming about having my NGO fo helping womens.
Through using digital equipments i.e internent i have been able to establish my own Foundation for promoting young girls who had become mothers earyl and widows by giving them small loans as credits and they return each week with 13% for almost three up to five months at which the small returns we get can be used to pay as allowance for staffs of the Foundation and covering the Foundation Expenses like stationeries,Transport e.t.c
Internent helped me to connect with different people and get inspired like The one called Lara of Premise Co. Ltd fro Alaska Canada.Wgave me a marketing job for her products about telecommunication companies like Vodacom.Tigo and Airtel.
The digital items like my Iphone 4s make me being updated with the world social,political,economic ans social environment.There is a wider empowerment for womens in using dital products.Simplifies my office work,assigments at school,home activities like having remainders.
Internet acess made me aware about different world products,businessess ,organizations in terms of culture,social and political.
I am very proud of being a woman.I am encouranging other women to more digital.

My Passions: 
One of my greatest passions is helping others. When I was younger, I've enjoyed helping mom with household repairs. As I grew older, that habit grew and I desired to help others as well. I like helping people find solutions that meet their specific needs.
My Challenges: 
being a EFO managing director
My Vision for the Future: 
My Areas of Expertise: 
Business,Economics,computer and accounting
My Languages: 
English, swahili,french

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