Mohama brings an extensive experience in capacity-building in areas of international development and food banking. He was most recently at River Bend Food Bank (RBFB), Davenport, Iowa, where he helped launch the food bank’s Client Empowerment Initiative. At RBFB, Mohama researched and identified relevant partners for training, developed documentation and frameworks for partnerships and client intake, facilitated partnerships relationships, and played a support role in the training of the food bank’s volunteers in the Link2Feed system.
Mohama also worked for Lions Clubs International Foundation where he managed grants awarded to support blindness prevention in the Africa and Middle East region, playing a support role in facilitating the Foundation’s strategic partnership grants to The Carter Center’s trachoma and river blindness work in Ethiopia, Mali, Niger, and Uganda.
Mohama obtained a master’s degree in sociology from Western Illinois University (Macomb, Illinois) and bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Lome (Togo) and is fluent in French.