Kupanga ni Kuchagua

Staff Profile

Mr Erick E Eponda - Tutorial Assistant

Area of Expertise

Community Development/Project Planning and Management/ Monitoring and Evaluation.

Work Experience

Mr. Erick Eponda works as a Tutorial Assistant in the Department of Population Studies of the Institute of Rural Development Planning. He is a Community Development expert with 3+ years of experience as a trainer in the field of Community Leadership skills, Community Development skills, Community Development Capacity Development skills, and Community Mobilisation and Engagement skills. He is currently undertaking a Master's Degree in Community Development at the Institute of Rural Development Planning.

Professional Skills

  • Monitoring and evaluation of Community development projects.
  • Project identification, planning and Management
  • Experience in implementing different community development projects through different approaches
  • Extensive experience in solving community conflicts by using community development approaches
  • Extensive experience in solving community problems by using principles of community development 
  • Livelihood, Water and Sanitation data collection in remote areas of Tanzania, Burundi, Kenya and Uganda using the mobenzi system, OpenDataKit (ODK) and KOBO collector as data collection technologies.
  • Experienced in the use and applications of statistical packages such as SPSS.

Research and academic Interests

The main research and academic interests are on community development issues, Project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation, livelihood, water and sanitation.