Modesta JosephFounder & CEO


Modesta is the founder of Our Voices Against Harassment (OVAH) – an organization with the mission to provide the tools and medium for every child in Tanzania to report harassment they experience, so justice can take place. Modesta started Our Voices Against Harassment, previously known as Our Cries, in 2015 to protect students from harassment in the transportation sector. OVAH has now expanded to tackle the prominent issues of sexual abuse and harassment that many girls and young women face daily. OVAH created Mwajuma Simama, an animation series and platform to educate Tanzanian society and lead conversations about sexual abuse.



  • Manage the OVAH web system
  • Planning for OVAH projects,  initiatives  and activties
  • Secure partnerships and collaborations
  • Secure funds and grants for OVAH operations
  • Markerting and branding of OVAH
  • Supervise volunteers

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

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