About Us

Jenga Ventures fosters inclusive economic growth in Africa’s Great Lakes region (Rwanda, Burundi and Congo) through investment in and support for early-stage ventures with measurable social impact.

We invest in and accelerate impact ventures building new business models that expand opportunities and create jobs for underserved communities. Jenga Ventures does this by partnering with bold entrepreneurs and providing them with access to long term catalytic capital, resources, skills, mentorship and hands-on strategic support

Our Team

Obadias Ndaba
Co-founder and CEO

Paul Pirie
Co-founder and CIO

Gregoire Piller,
Co-founder and CDO

Aloysious Tumusiime
Research Fellow

Gilbert Sibomana
Tech Fellow

Our Board

Will Hogan

Jon Schneider

Jochen Schmidt

Advisors + Experts

David Macrae

Didier Rutagarama​

Alessandro Cianfrone

Andile Ngwenya

Luca Perna

Pierre Giraud

Kevin Grangier