Widows and Orphans Development Foundation

Hussein Ringi – Program Manager

Hussein Ringi is a social scientist who graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Archaeology from the University of Dar es Salaam.

As a specialist in the study of human activity through the recovery and analysis of material culture, Hussein has taken part in projects involving archaeological excavations in Juani Island at Mafia Archipelago and Makuyuni Arusha in Tanzania, archaeological investigation of trade connections between the Mafia Island and the rest of the ancient world, and archaeological investigation of Pleistocene Hominin and Mammalian Paleofauna.

Previously, he has worked as an intern at the National Museum of Tanzania in the Village Museum Department under the Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism serving as Cultural Material Preservation Assistant; conducting research on indigenous culture of the Tanzanian ethnic groups and guiding the tourists who visit the Village Museum.

He is also skilled in conducting systematic surveys, mapping, analysis, and impact assessment. He has also undertaken volunteer work previously with different local organizations working on the rights of disadvantaged communities in Tanzania.