Co-founder & CEO – MAÏA AFRICA – Burkina Faso
Gérard NIYONDIKO, Co-founder and Managing Director of Maïa Africa. « I have a Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Burundi and a Master’s degree in Water and Environmental Engineering from the 2IE Institute in Burkina Faso. During my childhood I had bouts of malaria and my family was particularly affected by this disease. This is why I have been committed to the fight against malaria in Africa since 2012. »
MAÏA is the first mosquito repellent balm based on shea butter that protects its users more than 8 hours after application to the skin. Its aim is to save lives from malaria by relying on the daily hygiene habits of the population.