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Team Member Spotlight: John Richard

By Erika Amaya, Communications Associate, BID Initiative

Sep 28, 2015

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John Richard, Implementation Specialist for BID in Tanzania, sits in a chair for a casual portrait.

The BID Initiative team works across three countries in the United States, Tanzania, and Zambia. This week, we learn more about John Richard, Implementation Specialist in Tanzania.

My role on BID is to implement information systems and provide ongoing technical assistance to health facilities.

What do you like most about your job? Working with very talented and close-knit people; it makes me grow professionally because it lets me learn new things every day. Also, seeing smiling kids every day makes me very happy.

What’s your favorite indoor/outdoor activity? Playing football.

If you could learn to do anything, what would it be? Learn to speak Spanish and Catalan.

Who is your hero? My father. When I was kid, he always taught me how to become a great person.

What is one of your favorite quotes? “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” —Albert Einstein


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