CEO & Founder – NATAL CARES – Nigeria
Uche Kenneth Udekwe is an SDG Health Advocate, Social Entrepreneur and CEO/Founder of NATAL CARES. Mr Uche is a graduate of Project Management from the Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) and a MASTERS Degree holder in ICT4D from the University of Turin Italy. He is a YALI Alumni and an Ashoka CHANGEMAKERS Fellow and LEAP AFRICA Fellow. Mr Uche has an excellent Human Relation and communication skills. He can speak SIX major Nigerian languages (English, Igbo, Yoruba, Hausa, Pidgin and Sign Language) fluently. He is very passionate about ICT, especially using ICT for social good. Mr Uche is an avid lover of classical music especially Mozart and Handel’s music. He is a certified Pianist and Trombonist. A chief Organist in the Apostolic Faith Choir and Orchestra since 2004.
Natal Cares leverages on the power of Mobile Technology, Machine Learning and Low Cost Innovation to combat maternal and infant mortality in Nigeria. Primarily focusing on providing mental and emotional healthcare support, medical monitoring and emergency services to at-risk pregnant women, vulnerable children and nursing mothers reaching them in their hometowns and villages and advocating for better access to healthcare at primary healthcare centers especially in Under-served communities.