About IHM

Empowering Africa through innovation

IHM Southern Africa operates as a dedicated social enterprise with a profound commitment to improving the quality of life for communities across the Southern African region. Our core mission is to drive positive change and transform African societies through innovative and sustainable approaches that adhere to global standards.

Our multifaceted approach encompasses a wide range of critical social issues. We are actively engaged in addressing challenges related to healthcare, poverty alleviation, gender equality, education, public service delivery, and digital inclusion, all of which are vital components in enhancing the well-being of individuals and communities.

Central to our philosophy is the concept of fostering collaboration. We believe in working closely with local communities, governments, and various organizations to create a collective ecosystem that promotes inclusivity and shared ownership of initiatives. By empowering individuals and entities within these communities, we provide them with the tools, knowledge, and capacity to become active drivers of sustainable development.

Our Approach

Our solutions are meticulously crafted and implemented to address the unique needs and circumstances of the communities we serve. Leveraging cutting-edge technologies and data-driven insights, we ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of our interventions. This commitment to innovation enables us to adapt and respond to evolving challenges with agility.

One of the cornerstones of our approach is the emphasis on scalability and local relevance. We recognize that lasting impact can only be achieved when solutions are designed to suit the specific context of the communities they serve. By combining global best practices with locally-driven strategies, we aim to create resilient communities that are better equipped to address current and future challenges.

Our approach consists of three fundamental pillars:

  1. Community-Centric Engagement: We actively collaborate with local communities, immersing ourselves in their experiences, and listening to their stories. This deep engagement enables us to gain a comprehensive understanding of their unique needs and aspirations, which, in turn, informs the development of solutions that are not only relevant but also effective.

  2. Innovative Technology and Data Utilization: We harness the power of cutting-edge technologies to collect, analyze, and utilize data-driven insights. These technologies enhance our ability to measure and monitor the impact of our interventions, ensuring that our efforts are continually refined for maximum efficiency and effectiveness.

  3. Empowerment for Sustainable Change: We firmly believe that lasting change is driven by empowering individuals and organizations to take ownership of their own development. To achieve this, we provide training, resources, and support, equipping them with the skills and knowledge needed to lead sustainable change within their communities.

Our unwavering commitment is to make a tangible and enduring difference in the lives of the people in the Southern African region. We steadfastly uphold the belief that every individual has the inherent right to a better life, and we are tirelessly working to turn this aspiration into a reality through our holistic and impactful initiatives.


To bring tested and proven evidence-based expertise to improve the delivery of public services through collaborative approaches with governments, organizations, and communities.


We envision communities and individuals in Africa having a high standard of living as a result of information ownership.

Our Values


At IHM, we believe in the power of leadership. We encourage each individual to step up, take ownership, and drive positive change within their roles

Drive for Learning

We value determination and continuous learning. We understand that personal growth is essential to staying competitive.

Accountability and Improvement

We value taking responsibility and always strive to improve. When things don't go as planned, we don't point fingers. Instead, we encourage our team to reflect, identify areas for growth, and turn challenges into valuable lessons for positive and lasting change.

Trust and Responsibility

Our culture is built on trust and independence. We empower our team members with decision-making authority instead of micromanaging.