An illustrated portrait of Joachim Ewechu

Joachim Ewechu

Joachim Ewechu is the co-founder and CEO at SHONA, a company that grows early-stage, impact-focused companies in East Africa. SHONA has so far supported the growth of over 50 companies from Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, and Rwanda. These companies have collectively raised over $15 million in funding after SHONA’s programs, created over 1000 jobs, and meaningfully benefited the lives of over 1 million people. Joachim is also a 2013 Acumen East Africa Fellow.