Dr. Jones T. Kaleshu

Main Campus

Jones T. Kaleshu

Senior Lecturer

Responsibilities

Teaching, Research and Consultancy

Area of expertise

Finance Management, Linkage banking, Micro-finance, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management, SACCOS management

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Short Biography

Dr. Kaleshu has been a leader in several capacities. A chief accountant for ten years, a head of department of Post Graduate studies at then Cooperative College Moshi-now MoCU, the Director of Studies at the then Cooperative College Moshi and then the Deputy Principal Academics at MUCCoBS. He has also researched in linkage banking, cooperative management, SACCOs and microfinance. He is an instructor in accounting, finance, banking and microfinance management. He is a managing partner in the audit firm M.K auditors since 1995 and has audited more than 50 firms which include an international hotel in the Northern circuit, medium businesses, churches, private schools and Non-Governmental Institutions. In finance, banking and microfinance he has been engaged in several assignments including preparation of modalities for Participation of Financial Institutions in the Rural Financial Services Programme: Cases of Mufindi Community Bank, Kilimanjaro Cooperative Bank, Tanzania Post Bank and SCCULT; Preparation of the terms of reference and framework for the establishment of the National Cooperative Bank; Conducting a Comprehensive Training Needs Assessment (TNA) For Grass Roots Rural Financial Institutions and Other Stakeholders; Evaluation of the Salvation Army Church Microfinance Programme (SAMIDE), Research on the Impact of Cooperatives in Lesotho and the evaluation of the Status of SACCOS supported by BUMACO-RUFIP. In all the above assignment, he was a team leader. He has been engaged in several microfinance and SACCOS assignments including the Preparation of District Microfinance Strategic Plans for Njombe and Mbeya Rural districts, developing a Successful and Sustainable SACCOS: The Case of Rural Financial Services Supported Kindi SACCOS and Mid-term review of the FERT/USAWA network financed by the Financial Sector Deepening Trust in Tanzania. In cooperative policy reviews, he has been engaged to review policies as a team leader in Lesotho, Zanzibar and Swaziland as a Team Leader. On financial cooperatives he was in a team of consultants that reviewed 30 financial cooperatives under the Rural Financial Services Programme In 2011 he was a team member for the institutional assessment of the Lesotho Department of Cooperatives and development of the strategy to revive the financial cooperatives sector. He has been engaged in Training Needs Assessments, curriculum development and execution of trainings.
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Enitha M. Msamba

Lecturer

Responsibilities

Teaching, Research and Consultancy

Area of expertise

Communication Skills, Linguistics and Language Education

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Enitha Michael Msamba holds a Master Degree in Linguistics and Bachelor Degree of Arts in Education, both obtained from the University of Dar es Salaam. Currently she is a PhD student at Moshi Cooperative University pursuing matters related to language education.