Firdaous Initiative for Academic Excellence

About Us

Initiative's Journey

At Firdaous Initiative for Academic Excellence, we have embarked on an incredible journey dedicated to promoting academic excellence and equipping individuals with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in today’s rapidly-evolving world. With a team that has years of experience, we have established ourselves as a leading institution in various academic domains.

Home is home even for those who aspire to serve wider interests and who have established their home of choice in distant regions.
Nelson Mandela
Purpose and Goals

Our mission is multifaceted, driven by a burning desire to make a positive impact on society. We aim to achieve the following objectives:

Initiative's Leadership

At Firdaous Initiative for Academic Excellence, our team comprises dedicated professionals who are committed to our shared vision. With diverse backgrounds and expertise, our team members bring a wealth of experience to deliver exceptional services and drive positive change.

Executive Committee

Abdulkareem Azeez

Director of the Initiative

Swaleh H. Wengo

Ass. Director (Programs)

Dr. Foluke M. Dare

Asst. Director (Finance)

Akinwumi John

Ass. Director (Administration)

Program Units

Patrick Muema Mumo

Head Leadership & Governance Unit

Marvellous Chitindi

Head Gender Equality Unit

Daniel Duom Kelei

Head Advocacy & Research Unit

Henock Teshome

Head Social Engagement Unit

Adeke Mary Joy

Head Peace & Conflict Unit/Media & Communication Unit

Abdullahi Shafii

Head Technology & AI Unit

Alessia Tesoro

Intern (Peace & Conflict Unit)