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Sunday, September 09, 2012

BIOGRAPHY OF BISHOP SYLVESTER SOSPETER GAMANYWA

Bishop Sylvester Gamanywa

Personal Historical Background

Full name: Sylvester Sospeter Gamanywa

Date of Birth: 6/6/1957

Place of Birth: Kanazi, Bukoba, Tanzania

Nationality: Tanzanian

Tribe: Mhaya

Marital Status: Married with four children


Education & Professional Background

2004-2005 M.A. Religion and State Relations, Trinity International University (Delaware, U.S.A)

2000-2005 M.A. Christian Leadership and Church Management, Trinity International University (Delaware, U.S.A)

1991-1994 B.A. Biblical Theology, Trinity International University (Delaware, U.S.A)

1989-1990 Diploma in Christian Relations/Journalism, Globe University-Dallas Texas U.S.A.

Church Leadership Experience
1. WAPO MISSION INTERNATIONAL (1990 TO DATE)
This is a Christian Society Registered in Tanzania as network for national and international churches and Organizations and does operate ministerial, Media and social programs as well as partnership with the Government in Public and Private Partnership agreements

Position
1. Founder and leader
2. National General Overseer

Responsibilities
1. Presiding national leadership board meetings
2. Monitoring Registered Trustees
3. Presiding National Conferences

2. BIBLICAL COUNSELING AND INTERCESSION CENTRE (1992 TO DATE)
This is one of the Mega-churches based in the city of Dar es Salaam with 4500 memberships founded and operating legally under WAPO MISSION INTERNATIONAL

Position:
1. Founder Bishop
2. Senior pastor

Responsibilities
1. Supervising 50 co-pastors and 400 cell-leaders
2. Leading Sunday services
3. Personal counseling for special cases


3. WAPO RADIO FM STATION (2002-TODATE)
This is a most listened Christian FM Radio station based in the city of Dar es Salaam with coverage of over 10 million people operating under WAPO MISSION INTRENATIONAL

Position
1. Founder leader
2. Editorial board chairman

Responsibilities
1. Supervising radio management team
2. Monitoring radio programs’ content and quality


4. MSEMAKWELI NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NEWSPAPER (1993-TODATE)
This is the first and largest National Christian newspaper registered in Tanzania and legally owned by WAPO MISSION INTERNATIONAL

Position
1. Founder leader
2. Editorial board chairman

Responsibilities
1. Supervising newspaper editorial management team
2. Sunday Columnist

Governmental Leadership Experience
1. TANZANIA COMMISSION FOR AIDS (2004-2007)
(This Commission is a governmental institution formed and supervised under the Prime Minister’s Office in order to coordinate HIV/AIDS national activities in which the Prime Minister appoints all commissioners)

Position
1. The Commissioner
2. National Christian Representative

Responsibilities
1. Attending the TACAIDS governing board meetings
2. Personal Advice to the Prime Minister
3. HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns activist

2. PRESIDENT MKAPA HIV/AIDS FOUNDATION (2006-TODATE)
(This foundation was formed by and for the former Tanzania President, His Excellence, William Benjamin Mkapa)

Position
1. The founder Trustee
2. National Christian Representative

Responsibilities
1. Attending the Foundation governing board meetings
2. Professional advice to the Settler (Former President)
3. HIV/AIDS prevention campaigns activist
3. THE YOUNG GENERATION MORALS RESTORATION PROGRAM (2010-2020)

This is a new program officiated by The Tanzania President, His Excellence Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete and is focused and committed to make sure the young generation is rescued from distractive behavior and become responsible generation for the nation

Position
Program founder

Responsibilities
1. Mobilizing church leaders and the government to support the Program
2. Organizing and conducting national youth seminars and conferences
3. Provision of Biblical counseling focused on the behavior change in society

Business Administration Experience
1. BSHG Consultants Ltd (2007-todate)

This is a consultancy company registered in Tanzania to provide business and management consultancy and promoting enterpreneuwaship for Small and Medium business projects in Tanzania. Everything can be found on its website address: www.bshgconsultants.com

Position
1. Founder Director
2. Chairman for Board of Directors

Responsibilities
1. Business and management consultancy
2. Coordination of business professionals in designing new business projects

2. TAN WASTE ENERGY LTD (2009-todate)
This is a newly registered company dedicated to partner with Tanzania government in MSW projects; including converting Solid Waste to Ethanol by using GPV technology. More details may be found on its website address: www.tanwasteenergy.com

Position
1. Founder Director
2. Chairman for Board of Directors

Responsibilities
1. Presiding national board meetings
2. Spokesman before the government
3. International representative

SPECIAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Biblia isemavyo kuhusu UKIMWI (1994)
(What does the Bible says about HIV/AIDS)

2. Kutenganisha dini na serikali (2000)
(Separation of Religion and State Affairs)

3. Wajibu wa Kanisa kwa waathirika wa UKIMWI (2004)

(The role of the church in caring for people living with HIV/AIDS)

4. Hatima ya Amani katika Tanzania (2005) (Destine for the peace in Tanzania)

5. Maadili kwa Kizazi Kipya (2010) (Morals for the young generation)

Signed SmSGamanywa Date: June 2011





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1 comment:

  1. You are real a great man of GOD anointed for special purpose. I truly appreciate your calling.

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