Heribert Bassouka Mbila
Republic of the Congo

Bassouka Mbila

After 5 years in agribusiness and 2 years in microfinance, Heribert is currently the chairperson of FODAM Microfinance, where he implements the strategic plan and ensures policy in project-funding for young entrepreneurs. He also designs production systems as a process engineer for an oil and gas company. He volunteers by teaching engineering to undergrads, and took the lead in creating the Congolese Engineer National Council in order to address poverty. After the fellowship, Heribert plans to grow his business and promote entrepreneurship through FODAM Microfinance, with a focus on the underprivileged.


MS Petroleum Engineering, Heriot Watt University
BS Industrial Systems Engineering, Central Africa Catholic University