Get to know the brain and heart of our company - a diverse global team dedicating time, expertise and efforts to build Mobile afya.
MARIATHERESA SAMSON KADUSHI
Company lead / Founder
Recipient of IVLP - a state fellowship for emerging African leaders under US Department of State - and a YALI alumni - Young African Leaders Initiative RLC (2016)
Mariatheresa is an alma mater of Kampala International University under the ICT (Information, Communications & Technology) College.
DR. HILDERRUTH ALLAN SHOO
Lead medical / Co founder
A medical doctor with a bachelor in medicine and a masters in public health.
Hilderruth has worked in facilitating and training healthcare providers in integrating new services and systems while continuing to attend to her duties and conduct studies that improve lives of local communities at large.
Operations management / Founding partner
A systems engineer with commendable experience working in France (Nantes) and now in Germany (Hamburg). Farah holds an engineering degree (UTT) and a specialized masters: MS in composite materials (Ecole centrale Nantes). She is equipped with additional project management skills after engaging with several startup projects.
Growth hacking / Founding partner
A project and process manager based in Switzerland with ample experience from a diverse range of assignments at NPOs, government bodies and businesses. Anja holds a business degree and a masters in international relations, she has a keen interest in female led initiatives solving world's complex challenges.
ANNA NKARIZIKI JOSEPH NDAMCHO
Lead digital and communication
A medical student at Hubert Kairuki Memorial University with a Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry from Earlham College (Indiana, USA). As a prospective medical professional, Anna is very passionate about gender issues that intercorrelate with health projects.
Data analysis & Scalability
An International development graduate from University of Waterloo, Canada. Madison has worked and lived in several countries in Africa including Tanzania, Ghana and now Swaziland. She is passionate about projects and solutions that are human centered with a long impact on people's health and the environment.
User understanding & research
A chemical engineer based in Germany with a 20+ years experience working for an international consumer goods company changing assignments in Consumer research and consumer understanding. Iris is passionate about community impact, in her spare time for 4 years since 2015 she worked as part of the refugee welcome team in her hometown.
DEBORAH SAMWEL PETRO
Lead legal and compliance
A lawyer and certified attorney holding a bachelor of laws from University of Iringa and a postgraduate diploma in law from the Law school of Tanzania.
Deborah is eager to contribute to the tech and innovation ecosystem by assisting Mobile afya comply and operate smoothly.
Communications and media assistant
A business and media student at University of Pforzheim in Germany. Lea is passionate about branding awareness, steering change through social projects and advancing impactful initiatives. Lea volunteered and lived in Mwanza, Tanzania for one year. She possesses cross cultural and linguistic comprehension of both Tanzania and Germany.
We are reimagining how technology and innovation can shape Africa by creating impactful solutions while generating business revenues and building successful companies that transforms our continent.