Athuman Madege was born in 1978 and was brought up in Dodoma in Manyoni Barabara Ya Sita. He attended Langasani Primary School, Tabora Boys High School and Mount Meru College of Tourism. Athuman has worked as a guide for many years, and is fluent in both English and Spanish. He is versed in the Northern Circuit of Arusha and Kilimanjaro, as well as the Western Circuit of Ngorongoro, Manyara, Tarangire and Serengeti, and the Southern Circuit of Selu, Ruaha, and Mikumi. His major interests are animal behavior and birding. He is known for his charming smile and sense of humor as he shares his knowledge with his guests.