Father Faustine Mosha

Program Director - CFHI Tanzania
Global Partners
Collaborating Partner

Faustine Mosha is originally from northern Tanzania, where he was born and raised at the foot of Mt. Kilimanjaro. He now lives in Arusha with his 5 siblings, one older sister and four brothers. He is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Children Growth and Development Center (CGD), a community-led development organization that is supported by CFHI and embedded into the program. Fr. Faustine has extensive experience in community development, organizational leadership and advocacy, as well as consultancy. He has also vast experience working with non-governmental and international organizations on issues ranging from marginal community peace building, gender rights, and poverty alleviation programs. He has been educated in Tanzania, Kenya, and the United States, completing his undergraduate studies at the University of Eastern Africa in social sciences. Fr. Faustine also holds a Masters degree at the University of San Francisco in organizational leadership and a second Masters degree in divinity from Pontifical University in Rome. During his time in the United States he coordinated hospital chaplaincy and patients rights advocacy, as well as missions work. He speaks fluent English, in addition to other local languages in Tanzania, including Swahili, which is widely spoken across central Africa. He enjoys traveling, attending conferences on global forums and interfaith exchange programs. He loves acquainting volunteer students with the varied ethnic culture and tribes in Tanzania and the country’s world-renowned attractions. He is confident that this program will provide a powerful, life-changing experience. “Karibu Sana Tanzania.” (“Welcome to Tanzania!”)