iDE Global

As iDE Ghana's country director, Damba has 15 years of experience leading programs that promote sustainable solutions in the sectors of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and agriculture.

He currently oversees two social enterprise brands that support local WASH and agricultural value chains. Sama Sama is the leading provider of water and sanitation services in northern Ghana, while Korsung helps transform shareholder farmers into successful entrepreneurs. 

Damba's focus areas include market-based solutions that target the rural poor, circular economies, sustainable agriculture, climate change resilience, household nutrition and health, and other programming that help build resilient market ecosystems.

He holds a master's degree in actuarial science from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology and has a strong background in statistics. Outside of work, Damba enjoys watching movies and football matches (cheering on FC Barcelona) with his family, and learning new and interesting things.