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Samson Wambuzi

Leaders Africa 2019





Samson Wambuzi is the Founder of Yiya, an organization dedicated to increasing high school graduation rates in East Africa by improving the quality of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics education through community-based engineering projects. He is a lifelong teacher and learner who is best known for his creative and fun games, which always get teachers and students out of their seats dancing and laughing. Samson believes that learning should be a joyful journey of discovery.