Core team

Founder &  Managing Director

Jerusha Govender (MM-PDM, MPH, BSc (Med), Hons)  Jerusha is an entrepreneur, data creative, and Monitoring and Evaluation specialist with 10 years’ experience in public health and development management. She has worked in 11 African countries and multiple donor contexts. Jerusha has worked within Research, Monitoring and Evaluation units playing a central role in creating systems for data gathering, information management and knowledge sharing. She has worked extensively in leading the development of software and infrastructure to enhance management of projects as well as promote use of information for decision making and experiential sharing. Jerusha has been featured as a start up entrepreneur in Entrepreneur Magazine SA, Destiny, and Destiny Man Magazines. She is also currently a board member of the South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association.

Data Creative

Geeta Morar  (MPhil, PGDip, BA) is a skilled researcher with a demonstrated history of experience in qualitative research, data analysis and data visualisation. She  has strong creative, communication, writing, and leadership skills. She is a critical thinker, able to distil the essence of situations while simultaneously acknowledging, and analysing, the effects of complexity.  Geeta is passionate about sustainability as well as social and environmental development and strives to nurture and facilitate positive, sustainable change wherever possible.

Technical Associates

Strategic Information and Health Sector Practitioner

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Dr Vuyi Skiti holds an MBA (Management Consulting) from the University Of Stellenbosch Business School.  She is trained in management, strategy, leadership and Monitoring and Evaluation.  She works closely with partners in government and the non-governmental sector to provide leadership and capacity building for the use of routine health information to manage and improve health care service delivery. She is experienced in designing and developing programme content for building capacity of health care managers.  She has been providing technical assistant to help health care mangers and staff to develop bold and innovative district implementation plans, pilot testing the plans, implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of the plans.

Cross Sector Leader and Entrepreneur

Shalane Yuen is a social entrepreneur who leverages partnerships and collaboration to drive inclusive socio- economic growth. She has 6 years’ experience in tackling challenges in international non-profit management, economic, development, and public sector reform in multiple North American and Sub-Saharan African countries. She holds a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) from New York University and Bachelors in Economics and Sociology from the University of California, San Diego. Is the founder of Laulima Partners a social enterprise that facilitates cross-sector leadership and problem solving between corporates, government and civil society organisations.

Early Childhood Development Practitioner

Maurisa Moloto is passionate about early learning and childhood intervention with a focus area on Early Childhood Development using an asset-based community or systems approach. Maurisa is the founder of the Lesedi Project, a community, play-based language and literacy programme. She is a qualified Speech-Language Pathologist with 10 years experience in the public and private practice within the health and education sectors. She is a registered HPCSA private practitioner and has a special interest in the fields of learning difficulties, special needs as well as literacy.

Partnerships

 
Infographic design
 
Programming and platform development
http://naobot-it.co.za/
 
Entrepreneurship & Cross-sector partnerships
http://www.laulimapartners.com/
 
Supplier and enterprise development
http://seedacademy.co.za/

Consultant Database

We have a database of 42 individual consultants and 8 consultancy companies