Monitoring and Evaluation Program Assistant
Yamat Lengai is the Monitoring and Evaluation Program Assistant at Tanzania People & Wildlife (TPW). Prior to joining the team in October 2016, Yamat received her bachelor’s degree in information and communication technology and worked as a volunteer for a small farmers’ network. A native of Loibor Soit, Tanzania, Yamat assists with measuring the organization’s programmatic impact, including analyzing the data from wildlife counts, conducting assessments of beekeeping production, and verifying Living Wall installations. She is proficient in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Operations Dashboards, SMART, and Cybertracker. Fluent in English, Kiswahili, and Maa, Yamat is a valuable translator for TPW, translating program documents, qualitative interviews, and videos for various supporters and partners. In 2019, she was highlighted in WildAid’s Conservation’s Unsung Heroes series and spoke on a panel about lion conservation for WildAid in Dar es Salaam. Yamat is excited about helping her home district and strongly supports women’s cooperatives and girls’ education.