innovation: africa

Sivan Ya'ari

Founder and CEO

 

Sivan Ya’ari is the founder and CEO of Innovation: Africa, a nonprofit that brings Israeli solar, agricultural and water technologies to African villages. She was born in Israel, raised in France, educated in the United States with degrees in Finance from Pace University and a masters in International Energy Management and Policy from Columbia University. Sivan has been working in Africa for over 20 years and over the past decade, using Israeli technologies, has brought clean water and light to over 3 million people across 10 African countries.

 

Learn more: Sivan Ya’ari - TED Talk

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innovation africa staff israel

iA Israel / USA

Guy Mordecai

COO

Michal Smith

Director of Communications

Executive Assistant to CEO

In House Engineer

Software Engineer

 

Tara Shtauber

Africa Programs Manager

Africa Programs Assistant

Country Director of Tanzania & Rwanda

Country Director of Zambia

Country Director of South Africa

Deputy Country Director of South Africa

Deputy Country Director of South Africa

Country Director of Uganda & Malawi

Country Director of Cameroon
& Senegal

Hydrogeologist

Staff Accountant

Hydrogeologist

Electro-Mechanical Engineer

Water Engineer

Water Engineer

Civil Engineer

Product Manager

Graphic Designer

Head of Legal

iA USA

innovation africa staff usa

Chief Financial Officer

iA Uganda

Eva Ilukol

Field Officer - Uganda

Charles Losike

Field Officer - Uganda

Ibra Lemye

Agricultural Engineering
Field Officer - Uganda

Deo Isabirye

Field Water Technician - Uganda

Eric Wanzala

Field Electrical Engineer - Uganda

Sarah Gimono

Community Development
Field Officer - Uganda

Dennis Sserunkuma

Electrical Engineering
Field Officer - Uganda

Benedicto Loduk

Agricultural Development
Field Officer - Uganda

Boniface Okwir

Water Engineering Field Officer - Uganda

Sprinter Mukebezi

Water Engineering Field Officer - Uganda

Rachael Mutenyo

Field Water Engineer - Uganda

Jonnan Okwada

Field Hydrogeologist - Uganda

William Kagawa

Field Civil Engineer - Uganda

Ivan Nyende

Financial Officer - Uganda

iA Tanzania

Lerian Moshi

Project Manager - Tanzania

Kelvin George

Field Officer - Tanzania

Edmund Msakwa

Field Officer - Tanzania

Daniel Pallingo

Field Officer - Tanzania

David Ayo

Field Officer - Tanzania

Irene Lemelo

Field Civil Engineer - Tanzania

Archard Ruhangisa

Field Civil Engineer - Tanzania

Lawrence Francis Zimba

Field Water Engineer - Tanzania

Maryada Vedastus

Field Water Engineer - Tanzania

Richard Dickson

Field Hydrogeologist - Tanzania

Tunu Yolim Ngajilo

Field Electrical Engineer - Tanzania

iA Malawi

Keith Chisalayi

Project Manager - Malawi

 

Ipyana Mkangama

Deputy Project Manager - Malawi

 

Pilirani Kabango

Accountant - Malawi

 

Faith Kwalimba

Community Development
Field Officer - Malawi

 

Robert Nyasulu

Electrical Engineering
Field Officer - Malawi

Austin Rashid

Water Engineering
Field Officer - Malawi

Chisomo Taulo Nankhoma

Civil Engineering Field Officer - Malawi

Raymond Innocent Zulu

Field Civil Engineer - Malawi

Moses Gondwe

Field Electrical Engineer - Malawi

Gomezgani Mwafulirwa

Field Water Engineer - Malawi

Temwani Chisunkha

Hydrologist - Malawi

Temwanani Chikoko

Field Hydrogeologist - Malawi

iA Cameroon

Serge Mbaïnassem

Field Officer - Cameroon

 

William Mepoubong

Project Manager - Cameroon

Yanawa Bidai

In-House Electrical Engineer - Cameroon

Marius Antamata

Field Electrical Engineer - Cameroon

Foe Cherylle

Water Engineering Field Officer

Cameroon

Josiane Dongmo

Field Civil Engineer - Cameroon

Daniel Agbor

Field Civil Engineer - Cameroon

Pascal Manwe

Field Hydrogeologist  - Cameroon

iA South Africa

Abraham Ngobeni

Chief Operating Officer - South Africa

Seun Mona

Regional Supervisor - South Africa

Thembisile Naomi Malinga

Admin Officer - South Africa

Ninky Mkhabela

Field Officer - South Africa

Thandeka Khosa

Field Officer - South Africa

Bonolo Shingange

Field Officer - South Africa

Maureen Patricia Machaba

Field Officer - South Africa

Princess Boitumelo Mokwana

Field Officer - South Africa

Mogau Seboladi Maboshego

Field Office - South Africa

Indiphile Mzamane 

Senior Engineer - South Africa

Menzi Mawelela

Water Engineer - South Africa

Dennis Ndlovu  

Water Engineer - South Africa

Judith Mutshekwa  

Geo-Hydrologist - South Africa

Nokwanda Ndlovu   

Geo-Hydrologist - South Africa

Rinae Mbevhana   

Geo-Hydrologist - South Africa

Karabo Mashiloane    

Technician - South Africa

Mpho Serage    

Technician - South Africa

Rudzani Malange     

Technician - South Africa

Valencia Halima Hanibee     

Technician - South Africa

iA Zambia

Pauline Phiri

Project Manager - Zambia

George Bush Komakech

Field Officer - Zambia

Agather Phiri

Field Officer - Zambia

Timothy Banda

Field Officer - Zambia

Jethro Lumamba

Field Officer - Zambia

John Kaluba

Field Hydrogeologist - Zambia

Harry Sikoma 

Senior Engineer - Zambia

Isaac Nshimbi  

Field Civil Engineer - Zambia

Mwandu Bandu   

Field Water Engineer - Zambia

Namwezi Nanyangwe    

Field Water Engineer - Zambia

Temwani Nyirenda     

Field Civil Engineer - Zambia

Yazenga Daka      

Field Electrical Engineer - Zambia

Merphine Mukombwe       

Field Electrical Engineer - Zambia

iA Pro-Bono Law Firms

Lowell Dashefsky

USA

Gary Felthun

South Africa

Janet Levy Pahima

Israel