The NGO was started by Dr Chris Seebregts and Carl Fourie in 2009 and has since grown rapidly to provide infrastructural support for projects and offices in several African countries, including South Africa, Mozambique, Rwanda and Zimbabwe. Jembi’s Head Office is based in Westlake, Cape Town, South Africa and it has a research laboratory within the School of Computer Science at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa. Project/satellite offices are based in Maputo, Kigali and Harare.


Jembi Mission

“We are an African not-for-profit organization improving global health by developing information systems, growing partnerships and building local capacity, with a focus on developing countries”


Jembi Vision

“A world in which health systems and information advance global health”


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Promoting the health renewal of Africa through increased access to Safe Blood