RCRA employs 9 core staff (6 women and 3 men) including its:

  1. Executive Director
  2. Finance Officer
  3. Social Worker
  4. Data Officer
  5. Administrative Officer
  6. Linkages and Referral Coordinator
  7. Assistant Finance Officer
  8. Horticulture Officer
  9. Assistant Horticulture Officer

The Executive Director, Jostas Mwembembezi, has over 12 years’ experience in public health leadership as well as a degree in statistics and public health. Mr. Mwembembezi has managed healthcare delivery teams and overseen research including by developing data collection and analysis protocol. His program management experience includes multi-region large scale programs in fragile and post-conflict environments.

Mr. Mwembembezi’s work has included programs in:

  • Youth empowerment
  • Reproductive health
  • Maternal health, newborns and pediatrics
  • Infectious disease including malaria, HIV/AIDS, and TB
  • Mental health

RCRA’s finance officer holds 14 years of experience in donor funds management with a degree in finance.  Our social worker has a degree in development studies and over 7 years of experience in community health projects delivery. The data officer has over 5 years of experience in large projects, data management and records keeping and holds a degree in project monitoring and evaluation as well as records management. The administrative officer holds a degree in social work and social administration. The linkages and referral coordinator holds a degree in development studies. The assistant finance officer holds a degree in accounting and finance. Additionally, the RCRA works with a parasocial workers and  community health workers based in the community for routine community mobilization.