Prior to joining Vital Signs, Jeremia worked as a field officer at the Pamoja Tuwalee project, which was implemented by the Faraja Trust Fund of Morogoro Tanzania on behalf of Family Health International. The project focused on economic strengthening of communities to help their most vulnerable children. As Field Officer, he was involved in conducting trainings and surveys. In 2011, he was also involved in conducting surveys on agricultural studies for work with a PhD candidate at Sokoine University. He worked as a field assistant with Conservation International for the Vital Signs pilot project in 2010, which led to the establishment of Vital Signs in 2012. Jeremia graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Rural Development from Sokoine University, Tanzania.