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Samuel Kyabuntu Mpyana

Education & Training Officer

Samuel Kyabuntu Mpyana

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Monkey – “Monkeys are known for their fun, activity, charm, adaptability and energetic nature. They represent both my social side as a creative, fun, and lively person with natural curiosity, and my professional side as a problem-solver with strong adaptability and tact.”


As the Education & Training Officer for Africa, Samuel oversees and manages our Education (Paediatric Surgery Scholarships) and Training (Pan-African Paediatric Surgery E-learning) programs in Africa. He works alongside the Africa Director and the African team to ensure that the operational, administrative and technical aspects of the programs are managed effectively & efficiently.

“As someone whose greatest motivation in life is to have a long-term impact on the community and society, I am proud and privileged to work with KidsOR to make a meaningful impact on the lives of children and their families in LMICs. I am also excited to be part of a committed, passionate, and hardworking team that inspires me to strive every day to make a difference in the world.”

Samuel has a background in Social Sciences (Economics) & Management (Marketing & Communication) with Bachelor’s & Master’s degrees from SciencesPo Paris. Having worked in various fields such as Education, Digital tech & Fintech, Samuel’s background in Social Sciences & long-term interests in societal development has propelled him to grow his career in International Development (intersection between health, education & sports).

When not at work, Samuel is a man of many talents who engages in sports (football & athletics), music (drummer & percussionist), dance, travels & adventures, as well as community projects. He also values spending time with family and friends

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