The purpose of the African Innovation Foundation is to increase the prosperity of Africans by catalyzing the innovation spirit in Africa. We want to see needs-based innovation and change happen.

Our Activity Areas

Our areas of activity encompass innovative programs in the fields of access to technologies, law and governance, and social impact development. The Foundation seeks to establish co-operation platforms for institutions, investors and innovators, and to promote ideas to support them.

Our Thematic Focus

we release untapped potential in Africa, driving pragmatic, African-led solutions (Africans for Africa)

we promote African governance and access to law and legal resources

we sustain livelihoods through empowering the local population and through income generation.

Our Values

We are inspired by People Participation Partnerships

the Team

  • Founding Board Member

    Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais |

  • Managing Director

    Pauline Mujawamariya Koelbl |

  • Chairman of the Board

    Walter Fust   |   

  • Acting Head for Angola

    Paulo Oliveira

  • Director

    Sophie Bussmann Kemdjo |

  • Board Member

    Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu |

  • Program Officer

    Laura Yuego   |   

  • Board Member

    Omar Balafrej   |   

  • Office Manager & Finance Officer

    Sandra Teixeira   |   

  • Board Member

    Rowena Bethel    |   

  • Process Manager

    Robinson Esialimba   |   

  • Program Assistant

    Miguel Watangua    |   

  • Program Officer

    Hermona Abraham   |

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