Staff

Our personnel makes sure that our children can grow up in a loving and secure environment. We choose them carefully and follow the legal regulations.

Peter Moosbrugger (Director)

Thanks to Peter we have a wonderful home. He takes care of everything that needs to be done in and around the house. Furthermore the children love to romp with him.

Yvonne Moosbrugger (Director)

Yvonne takes over the administrative duties in Bassari orphanage and supports the nannies with keeping the household and overseeing the children.

Amani Mafie (Secretary)

Amani helps both directors as a good friend and trustee. He is responsible when clarifications are needed, that require local knowledge and experience.


Harrieth Minja (Social worker)

Harrieth has many years of experience with socially deprived children. She establishes contact to local families and helps us choosing the children who are most in need.

Hosiana Mollel (Nanny)

Hosiana has completed a one year education at IBES where she has studied to become a caregiver. She is an excellent storyteller and bakes the best Mandazi (fried bread).

Stella Ilanda (Nanny)

Stella like Hosiana has graduated from IBES as caregiver. She has a very good approach to children and everyone is overjoyed when it’s time to eat her delicious Chapati.


Gift Kivuyo (Nanny)

Gift has learned “child care” at the Montessori Training center in Lushoto. Her strengths are English and preparing banana meals, which are very popular in her home Moshi.

Nelson Ayo (gardener / guard)

Nelly is also from Ngyani and helps with work in the garden for half a day. He is the good soul in the house and never shies away from work.

Erick Ayo (gardener / guard)

Erick or Hamza is our farmer and knows all about banana perennial plants and corn. He will soon share this knowledge with the children. He also works part time with us.


Kaanaeli Mungure (night guard)

During the week, Kaanaeli guards our house and garden so that everyone can sleep calmly and relaxed at night.

Ernest Urassa (night guard)

During the weekends Ernest takes over from Kaanaeli and watches over our estate.    

Mahatma & Malala

Our Bassari dogs support the guards during their work and help the children to learn to treat animals respectfully.