Who we are
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)
Read our long term goals and the people- and equity-centered approaches
Learn about the four core values that underpin our mission to make quality health care available for all
Meet our board and the high impact teams working across sub-Saharan Africa and beyond
Explore our collaborations with governments, the private sector, and social sector organizations
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.