Fatma Kauga


Fatma Said Kauga was born and raised in Tanzania; very passionate about Education as a tool to eradicate poverty in Africa and a strong believer in youth potential to bring positive change in the world. She has dedicated both her professional career and personal life since was a child to engage and empower children, youth and women. She is currently working on improving learning outcome among learners in Africa through provision of comprehensive web and mobile educational platforms, offering learning content across multiple subjects to over 1 million in and out of school youth; at Shule Direct, a thriving organization she joined and co-lead as Director of Finance and Administration since 2015. She is a seasoned mentor and trainer of Business Development and Financial Management to youth entrepreneurs in Tanzania. Established youth leader who has been on different panels in both national and international forums. Fatma is Alumni of Global Opportunity Collaboration class of 2018, Cordes Fellow 2018, Young Leaders Forum Fellow 2017, and Alumni of African Leadership Forum-Youth Dialogue 2016. She is also recognized as the first female deputy speaker in students’ government when she was doing her undergraduate in 2013 and a member of national children council that brought a collective views of how children wishes to be engaged in National election of 2005 at National Parliament of Tanzania. Fatma holds Masters of Science in Finance and Investment and Bachelor Degree of Science in Taxation both from Institute of Finance Management of Tanzania.

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