Tafadzwa Chiganga

Finance Director, Easy Solar

Region

Africa

Role

Judge

Social

Tafadzwa (or Taphie as she is affectionately known) is an exceptional business executive, coach and strategist. Her forte is buoying the sustainable development of socially responsible small to medium enterprises.

At Easy Solar (Sierra Leone) Limited, Taphie is driving the financial and human resource development strategies.

Prior to joining Easy Solar, Taphie has enriched impact focused start-ups in last mile distribution, first mile data collection, technology for development and clean energy. She has integrated and managed products and services supporting rural communities, youth and the integration of women in business in India, Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Zimbabwe.
Through her consulting company Muzambiringa, Taphie works to strengthen the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Africa. She has designed an unconventional and innovative tool that leverages the latest technology to successfully provide financial and non-financial support to entrepreneurs, who would otherwise not have access to the support they need. Her extensive services include inhouse business support, training and coaching of early to mid-stage entrepreneurs for investor readiness.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020