Muhamad Balonde Menya
Languages: Swahili, English, Arabic, Lusoga
Expertise: Aviation, Interfaith Activities
Religious affiliation: Islam
Muhamad Balonde Menya was trained as a flight operator at the East African Civil Aviation Academy, having pursued other fields such as human rights and religious studies with a focus on Islamic jurisprudence. While he was the guild president at the Academy, he formed an interfaith student association which helped spread dialogue among his fellow aviators. Since then, he has worked with the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council on a UNICEF programme as a Program Officer for Learning in Madrasa Early Child Development Centres, supervising the Karamoja Subregion in Uganda.