Country Ambassadors

Kone Zana, MBA Côte d'Ivoire

Kone Zana studied English and obtained a diploma in Higher Education in Development at the University of Bouaké. He then went on to complete a certificate of expertise in monitoring and evaluation at the Fondation Sciences Campus in Ougadougou, an MBA at the Online Training Centre Ouagadougou, and is currently a PhD student in business diplomacy at the Centre d'Etudes Diplomatiques et Stratégiques in Paris. Kone has extensive experience in monitoring and evaluating projects and programs.

Kone has been a dedicated volunteer with the Red Cross and has subsequently gone on to work for a Catholic Orphanage. He currently works with different NGOs operating in Côte d’Ivoire, among other roles as a program coordinator. He has worked on issues of health, development, economic and professional integration, and has also been involved with youth organizations for democracy.

Kone has a talent for languages and is the Founder and President of a language club in Côte d’Ivoire. He also works as a translator for a number of different private companies. His ability and experience in handling projects and his affinity to integrate and communicate with various cultural set-ups have come as great strengths to The People’s Fund team. Kone manages our projects in Côte d'Ivoire and helps develop our organizational strategies.