Who We Are

We support the people who are changing education in Africa

Injini is a registered Non-Profit Company (2017/193849/08) based in Cape Town, South Africa with the purpose of improving educational outcomes in sub-Saharan Africa.

Founded in 2017, Injini remains the only EdTech specialised accelerator in Africa. Injini was established on the belief that innovation and technology - developed by Africa, for Africa - can help solve the continent’s most pressing education challenges.

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Our team

Get to know the diverse and experienced individuals behind Injini.

Krista Davidson
Executive Director
Larry Leyden
Chief of Staff
Tsepo Ngwenyama
Partnerships & Ecosystem Head
Kelly Fisher
Marketing & Comms Head
Alexei McGregor
MEL Head
Kumbula Xego
MEL Associate
Gigi Ngcobo
Venture Scale Lead
Kelly Gifford
Programmes Head
Zoë Meiring
Marketing & Comms Associate
Boitumelo Finger
Research Analyst
Phemelo Mabuse
Research Analyst
Nobuhle Mhlongo
Programme Associate
Lulwando Tukwayo
Management Accountant
Ntebaleng Morake
Research Head

We're hiring!

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UVU Africa Group

Injini is a member of the UVU Africa Group. UVU Africa is a Non-Profit Company with a mission to build future-fit, inclusive societies through technology and innovation. UVU Africa, formerly known as CiTi, was established in 1999 and operates at the intersection of business, government and society to positively shape the future of the economy and society through the use of innovation and technology.

Our Ecosystem partners

Mastercard Foundation logoBongo Hive logoNamibia University of Science and Technology logoEdTech East Africa logoMetis logoThhe Launchpad logoW-VE logoUBS logoSAIS logoCarnegie Mellon University
UVU Africa logoEducation Alliance University Finland logoEdTech Impact logoWestern Cape Government logoSchoolScape UK logoWEGRO logoSnaplify.com logoTech4Dev logoEdTech Hub logo
Holon IQ logoEdTech France logoAfrican Startup Hub logoInnovation Edge logoGround Flr logoConstruct Property Ops logoAyoba logoUK South Africa Tech Hub logo
GESAwards logoAWS logoNotion logoHubSpot for Startups logoTelkom logoLearning Engineering Tools Competition logoSefa logoMichael and Susan Dell Foundation logo

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