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Erastus B. Mong

Executive Director, StartUpAfrica Inc.


Erastus is a 2003 University of Delaware, Dual degree: BA International Relations and Sociology, and certificate courses in 2009 and 2010 in Project Management and Non-profit management respectively.


He is the co-founder and Executive Director of StartUpAfrica in USA and a sister-chapter in Kenya. In this role, he is responsible for all activities and results related to the organization’s programs and services. He is also responsible for strategic planning, fundraising, financial planning, administration, external relations, programmatic review, and operational oversight. Additionally, he maintains and further cultivates strong external relationships with various stakeholders including staff, clients, non-profit and corporate leaders, foundation representatives, universities and colleges leaders, Board members, individual donors, and politicians in US and Kenya.


He is currently the project manager for the construction of a model youth entrepreneurship in Kenya that will be replicated in other parts of Kenya and Africa. He also serves as the Executive Director with Serve Delaware, Delaware Governor’s Commission on Community and Volunteer Service.

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