Our People

Bunifu team comprises dedicated, compassionate professionals determined to help supporting young entrepreneurs in Africa to create jobs in their communities.

Leadership Team

Bunifu highly skilled leadership works tirelessly to ensure Bunifu achieves its mission to empower young people to create jobs opportunities in their communities.
Daniel Muhwezi

Daniel Muhwezi

Founder | CEO

CIYOTA Co-founder. MS. Community Sustainability from Michigan State University and Bachelor of Information Technology from Makerere University.
Margaret Githua

Margaret Githua

Communication|Director

Public Relations Master’s Student at Michigan state university. She is majoring in NGOs and Fundraising.

Shawn Desai

Shawn Desai

Co-Founder | Director

Assistant Prosecuting Attorney at Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. MBA and Doctor of Law from Michigan State University.
Nydia Hawala

Nydia Hawala

Co-Founder|Director

Economic development analyst at Chevron, Angola.

Board of Trustees

Bunifu’s Board of Trustees helps shape the long-term strategy, assumes legal and fiduciary responsibility for the organization.
Maruping Mangwedi

Maruping Mangwedi

Board Member|

Associate Director: Africa Private Equity, Standard Chartered Bank, Johannesburg Area, South Africa.
Gavin Ackerly

Gavin Ackerly

Board Member |

CEO & Co-Founder of Community Four. Churchill Fellow. Pioneer of Humanitarian Symbiotic Innovation.

Madume Kgosietsile

Madume Kgosietsile

Board Member|

Lawyer, Attorney General’s Chambers, Botswana. American University Washington College of Law.

Pamela Pratt

Pamela Pratt

Board Member|

Programme Officer (Improved Health Systems Governance)

Felix Kwame Yeboah

Felix Kwame Yeboah

Board Member|

Assistant Professor, International Development at Michigan State University

National Board of Trustees

Bunifu’s Board of Trustees helps shape the long-term strategy, assumes legal and fiduciary responsibility for the organization.
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