Martin Balaba


Martin’s vision is “to become the leading producer of high quality coffee both locally and internationally” through Rain Forest - a Company he founded located on a farm in Buikwe. Currently, Martin works at the Uganda Academy for Health Innovation and impact at the infectious diseases institute, as a project coordinator on a health project that develops mobile solutions to decentralize access to HIV care.

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Fellowship Experience

The desire and motivation to be a great leader, successful entrepreneur, to leave an engraved impact, is only a pixel of the whole picture. At the centre of all this is our character, strengths and weaknesses and how they play a great role in all we do and desire. Being part of YELP has been an incredible journey into self discovery.