MS in Geography Geographical Information System University of Dar es Salaam (2021 todate), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Bachelor of Arts with Education, University of Dar es Salaam (2018), Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Julius is an enthusiastic scholar with a commitment to environmental and community issues. With a Bachelor of Arts in Education, he embarked on a journey of further academic exploration by pursuing a Master’s program in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the University of Dar es Salaam. His dissertation is focused on assessing the Impacts of Land Use and Land Cover on Pastures in Kibirashi and Saunyi wards of Kilindi District.
But Julius’ passion for making a positive impact on society extends beyond the classroom. Between 2018 and 2022, he dedicated his time to volunteer with the Kesho Trust. In 2019, he actively participated in a community traditional mapping project in Loliondo where he cemented his commitment to preserving indigenous knowledge and sustainable land management practices. Later in 2021, he participated in the KT transformative project called Indigenous Knowledge Bridging of land and Water Resources in Tanzania and Canada (IKG). The project fostered relationships and knowledge exchange between Canadian First Nations and Tanzania Maasai indigenous People. While the Kesho Trust was instrumental for Julius as a source of work experience his project involvement also provided the opportunity to pursue his Master’s program.
As a Director of Kesho Trust, Julius continues to make a meaningful impact in the field of environmental conservation through indigenous knowledge. Julius current roles at the Kesho Trust involves coordinating youth, research, and volunteers activities. He is also a head of finance in the organizations’ Board of Directors.