Raphael Nnaemeka Ajima

Raphael Nnaemeka Ajima (Nigeria) currently lives in Montreal, where he’s a program associate for the McGill Mastercard Foundation Transitions Project that seeks to create impact in Africa. At a young age, Raphael realized his passion for societal well-being, education, and international development. Over the past decade, he has engaged in sustainable and cross-cutting development projects that span Africa, the Americas, and Europe. Raphael was a Mastercard Foundation Scholar at McGill University, where he received a degree in international development and social entrepreneurship. In 2021, he co-founded Ahegel Technologies, a startup based in Nigeria that provides software engineering, educational medical technology solutions, including a current telemedicine project that builds on a community development initiative.