Lukonga Lindunda

Business

Cohort: 2014

Country: Zambia

Lukonga Lindunda has over eight years of experience in various fields in the Technology for Development sector. Currently, Lukonga is co-founder and Executive Director of BongoHive, Lusaka's Innovation Hub, a social enterprise that contributes to local social and economic development by harnessing the power of information technology and the untapped potential of creative entrepreneurs. He has worked for VVOB, providing technical assistance in educational projects and programmes by building sustainable and affordable ICT infrastructure and support systems. At USAID-funded QUality Education Services Through Technology (QUESTT) project, He worked on the Interactive Radio Instruction project as Technical Advisor. Lukonga is also co-founder of Mobile Monday Lusaka, Lead Organiser and Facilitator for Startup Weekend Lusaka, and advisor/mentor to local tech user groups such as Asikana Network and Google Developer Group Lusaka, MakerHut, and Ubongo Game Lab. Upon completion of the Washington Fellowship, Lukonga plans to continue working on improving the local entrepreneurial ecosystem with specific focus on startup incubation.