About

About Ona

Ona is a social enterprise that builds the data infrastructure to drive change. We believe technology affords new opportunities for governments and development organizations to be increasingly data driven, collaborative and accountable. Our goal is never simply to build a great product, but to support great outcomes.

We are located in Nairobi and Washington DC. Find us elsewhere on Github and Twitter.

Our team

Antonate is a software engineering intern with a passion for technology and data science. She is an avid reader and addicted to new knowledge. Prior to Ona, she worked on big data analytics at National Intelligence Service.

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Antonate Maritim
Software Engineering Intern

Barbara has 8 years of experience in customer service and training. Her passion is to provide customers with exceptional service in the IT industry. She holds a degree in IBA from USIU-Africa.

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Barbara Malina
Support Assistant

Carolyn brings a public health background to Ona. She specializes in health ICT project implementation, bridging the gap between health and technology to ensure solutions are in line with national and global health standards of care.

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Carolyn Gulas
Project Manager

Chantal has 6 years of experience in developing and implementing marketing strategies. She is Taiden’s mother and a strong believer in children with disabilities and women empowerment. She can do a handstand too.

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Chantal Openda
Growth and Sales Associate

Conor uses HCD methods to design, explore, and build ICT solutions that advance efforts to solve society's most pressing issues. He is a designer, coder, and problem solver, passionate about creating positive social impact.

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Conor Kelly
Software Engineering Consultant

Darlene studied statistics and has a keen interest in computer interactive statistics. Previously, she worked at a research firm. She loves data analytics and statistical programming, and would like to pursue aspects of data science further.

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Darlene Kwamboka
Data Analyst

Emmanuel is a software developer with experience in Android app development, Java web applications, and Linux system administration. His experience lies in developing medical and financial systems.

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Emmanuel Tarus
Software Engineer

Ephraim is a passionate developer with a knack for challenges. He also loves automating repetitive tasks whenever possible. When not solving code challenges, you can find him spending time with family and trying new things.

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Ephraim Kigamba
Software Engineer

Ephraim is a software engineer with experience in Java and Android development. He has a background in pure mathematics and interests in computational intelligence.

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Ephraim Muhia
Software Engineer

Erick brings 8+ years’ experience in the development, sale and implementation of IT systems. He has worked in 4 continents to analyse processes and design change management approaches. Erick holds an MSc in Info Sys and Management from Warwick Business School in the UK.

Erick Ngwiri
Director of Client Solutions

Faith has a data analysis background with a BSc. in Math and CS. She loves working on the support team since she's able to work with different people using data for positive social impact. Outside work, she enjoys travelling.

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Faith Mutua
Support Assistant

Jason is a software engineer specializing in Android. When not at work, Jason is either out playing tennis or with a friend talking about Linux. He’s previously worked for Sendy and the data collection team at ILRI.

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Jason Rogena
Software Engineer

John works on the Ona platform, using Clojure, Clojurescript and Om. Aside from work, he loves watching Hollywood series like GoT and practicing martial arts. John has a B.S. in Information Technology.

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John Mwashuma
Software Engineering Intern

Kelvin spends some of his time making luxury bathing soap. Apart from soap making, he is a full-stack developer who loves Python. Kelvin is passionate about technology and how it can improve lives.

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Kelvin Jayanoris
Software Engineer

Kipchirchir is experienced in Javascript, C# and Clojure, holding a BSc in Computer Technology from JKUAT. Besides being an enthusiastic open-source advocate, he enjoys listening to heavy metal music and supports Liverpool.

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Kipchirchir Cheroigin
Software Engineer

Previously an E-Health Analyst at Clinton Health Access Initiative and Software Developer at FrontlineSMS, Ekisa enjoys working in teams, has a passion for choral music and supports Man U.

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Mark Ekisa
Software Engineer

Martin is a full stack engineer passionate about solving real world problems using technology. He recommends a test-driven Agile approach. When not coding, Martin likes to keep fit, travel and watch anime and sci-fi.

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Martin Ndegwa
Software Engineer

When not relearning how to code, Matt is CEO of Ona. He was born in Cameroon, grew up in Senegal, and has worked in Africa for 15+ years. Matt is a PopTech! Social Innovation Fellow and was named to the 2010 Time 100 List.

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Matt Berg
CEO

Megan leads the efforts to build a world class support team at Ona. She also brings a wealth of technical M&E background to Ona.

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Megan Schroeder
Support and M&E Manager

Nat is exploring sustainable business models for health technology. She is currently pursuing her MSPH in Health Systems at Johns Hopkins Univ. Her interests include blockchain technology for development, hiking, and foodie adventures.

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Natschja Ratanaprayul
OpenSRP Intern

Njagi is an avid contributor to free and open source software. He loves functional programming and learning as many CS concepts as he can.

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Njagi Mwaniki
Software Engineer

Peter leads technology at Ona. He has been the lead technical architect on projects in Haiti, India, Kenya, and Libya. In the past he has solved search, data science, and development problems while at Stanford, the Earth Institute, and Intent Media.

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Peter Lubell-Doughtie
CTO

Radhika has 5+ years experience at tech startups creating scalable social impact, most recently working to make clean energy affordable in emerging markets. Outside work, she like to experiment in her kitchen or explore the Kenyan countryside.

Radhika Dimri
Project Manager

Roger leads design across Ona projects and works on marketing communications. Prior to Ona, he designed at Columbia University, Frog, Pentagram, and Razorfish. In his spare time, Roger writes and illustrates children's picture books.

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Roger Wong
Head of Design

Rosalia has an MBA in Finance, CPA-K and BBA in Finance and Accounting. She has 8+ years experience in financial systems development, internal control implementation, budgeting, procurement, and property and HR management.

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Rosalia Lorenzen
Operations Manager

Roy specializes in web and mobile software development. Previously, he worked on mobile data collection and HIS at iLabAfrica. He holds a MSc in Mobile Telecom and Innovation and a BBIT degree from Strathmore University.

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Roy Rutto
Engineering Manager

Samson is a data analyst intern.

Samson Amwata
Data Analyst Intern

Samuel is experienced in Java and Android development. He is passionate about developing software solutions, big data, BI analytics and machine learning. When not working, he loves spending time with his family.

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Samuel Githengi
Software Engineer

Ukang’a Dickson works on Ona development. Prior to Ona, he led Formhub development at Columbia University, was a core engineer of the ChildCount+ system. He also contributed to the online safaricom IPO platform.

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Ukang’a Dickson
Head of Engineering