Who we are

System transformation
and radical collaboration

from day one

It Started With a Plane, a Cyclone and a Desire to Help People

In 1999, Graça Machel and her husband Nelson Mandela boarded a plane to Seattle to raise awareness and funding for their respective foundations. Flying with them was Seattle-based telecom executive Blaise Judja-Sato. It was during the long flights between South Africa and the United States that Machel and Judja-Sato discovered a common calling to humanitarianism.

VillageReach’s Origins: Immunization in Mozambique (6:58)

We believe creativity and fearless exploration are essential to developing sustainable solutions that improve health services and foster lasting change.”

– Emily Bancroft, VillageReach President

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Our Team of Experts

VillageReach’s team of 180+ professionals is united by the vision of a world where each person has the health care needed to thrive. We leverage our expertise to collaborate with governments and the private sector to co-create a breadth of solutions that increase equitable access to health products and services.

Supply Chain
and Logistics

We help governments implement data-driven approaches for comprehensive supply chain improvement.

Health Workforce


We design practical approaches to address human resource gaps and strengthen health worker skills.

Digital Health


We develop technologies that improve communications and access to health data.



We help governments and partners make sense of complex health data to drive decision-making and improvement.

Newsroom & Blog

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