Amani Zacharia, originally from Moshi, is a driver and field researcher with the HALI Project.
Amani has a long employment history as a driver, including working with NOREMCO Construction in Dar es Salaam, DMTPL-Morogoro—an agricultural firm—as a quality auditor and driver, and as a driver for Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro.
In 2009, Amani moved to Iringa to join the HALI field team. Though assigned to the PREDICT project on emerging viral threats, Amani helps with all HALI activities supporting teams with data collection from field sites throughout Tanzania.
We're doing short posts every month about members of the HALI team. This is part of that series.