Ephraim Danford

Director of Spatial Strategy & Communication

Mobile: +255 714 439 816

Senior GIS/M&E/ Data Expert with over 10 years’ experience in GIS/M&E/ Data management field. Regarding M&E Ephraim has proven experience in designing and implementing baseline surveys, midterm evaluation and end-line evaluations working with Marine and Coastal Environment Management Project (MACEMP) under TASAF in 2010-2012. Annual and Quarterly report preparation has been the major task he has done over 4 plus years.

Regarding the data management and data quality assessment he is an expert, he conducts 20 to 25 Data quality assessments per year and capacity building for USAID Partners across all sectors of PEPFAR and Non-PEPFAR implementing partners (2018-2019).

With reference to GIS, he analyses data and data visualization products, including interactive maps and dynamic visualizations, communicates analytical findings to internal USAID decision-makers (Mission teams) and external audiences (Implementing partners). Additionally, as of now, Ephraim is responsible for building the capacity of USAID Teams to use spatial data, data analysis, and visualization products (Maps) to better support the goal of data-driven decision making.

Ephraim has long experience in national and international programs as of current he is a GIS/Data consultancy in USAID/Data for development working with NORC at the University of Chicago, in additional to that he worked with Humanitarian international organisation such as MSFCH-OCG- Médecins Sans Frontiers International as GIS/M&E Specialist and UN agency (UNHCR,NRC,DRC, Oxfam, World Vision) in the area of GIS/M&E/Data Capacity building consultant.

Ephraim hold a Master of Science in Geographical information system from University of Dar es salaam, with comprehensive  background in Geography and Environmental studies acquired from first degree and Advance certificate of GIS/IT from Centre for Information Communication Technology (CICT) Ardhi University, Data Quality Assessment Certificate from USAID/ Global Health eLearning (GHeL) Center ,Certificate of GIS Techniques for M&E of HIV/AIDS and related Programs from USAID/ Global Health eLearning (GHeL) Center and Certificate of Introduction to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) from UNICEF.

All Founding Team

Scholastica C. Bahemana

Director Health Information

Amon Y. Mazanda

Country Director

Ephraim Danford

Director of Spatial Strategy & Communication