Mustafa Jaffer Sabodo
was born in Lindi
. He is an economist
in international debt-finance, philanthropist
and a businessman
. He has business interests in India
In 2003, he offered to finance the growing of pulse for export to the tune of TZS 100 million.
The Mwalimu Nyerere Foundation National Lottery was the brainchild of Sabodo, who donated TZS 800 million towards a project that established the lottery.