Scale Africa Inc.

  • Erinn McGurn

    Erinn McGurn

    Co-Founder & Executive Director

    Erinn co-founded SCALEAfrica with Guy Baron in 2008 after visiting Mfuwe, Zambia...

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  • Guy Baron

    Guy Baron

    Co-Founder & Treasurer

    Guy co-founded SCALEAfrica with his wife Erinn and also serves as SCALE's Treasurer. Guy is a research...

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  • Melissa Belleville

    Melissa Belleville

    Board Member

    Melissa Belleville joined SCALEAfrica's board in early 2011. She is a strategic...

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  • Lara Birnback

    Lara Birnback

    Board Member

    Lara Birnback joined the board of SCALEAfrica in 2014 after returning to the U.S. following three years in Nairobi, Kenya...

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  • Chris Cayten

    Chris Cayten

    Board Member

    Chris Cayten is Managing Director of CodeGreen Solutions, a leading...

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  • Anne Perron Bowen

    Anne Perron Bowen

    Board Member

    Anne joined Citi in August, 2009, as a Managing Director in the Securities...

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  • Sean Vandermaas

    Sean Vandermaas

    Board Member

    Sean is the former owner and operator of the Luangwa River Lodge in Mfuwe, Zambia... 

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  • Geoff Renou

    Geoff Renou

    Project Manager, Zambia

    Geoff Renou teamed up with Guy Baron and Erinn McGurn of SCALEAfrica in 2007 as...

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  • Ashley Baedke

    Ashley Baedke


    Ashley Baedke was first introduced to SCALEAfrica in 2007 when she worked for Erinn...

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  • Seneca Gray

    Seneca Gray


    Seneca Gray joined SCALEAfrica in the summer of 2014...

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Happy Phiri kicks off the school year as our Student of the Month! Happy, a student at Vinza Community School, is thrilled to begin 7th grade. He is even more excited to attend his lessons in the new classrooms on campus. He's especially looking forward to math class - his favorite subject! 

Equipped with steadfast joy and devotion to learning, we're happy to see him excel in the new space.

Happy Phiri

Age: 14
Grade: 7
Favorite Subject: Math

"I want to be a musician! I love to sing with my friend; we use our phones to make beats."