Founder & Executive Director
Daniel Muhwezi is a MasterCard Foundation Scholar and graduated with a Master’s in Science in Community Sustainability from Michigan State University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Makerere University. In 2017, Daniel started Bunifu, a registered US 501(c) 3, which seeks to curb extreme poverty and high unemployment in Africa. In 2005, Daniel also co-founded CIYOTA, an organization providing access to education to refugee youth in Uganda. CIYOTA's founders have been recognized with prestigious awards, including a Ashoka Fellowship in 2015, UN Youth Advisory Board in 2013, Global Citizen Award, and a Echoing Green Fellowship in 2013. Daniel is married to his wife, Winfred, and blessed with three beautiful daughters: Daniella, Destinee, and Daniette.