Muniratu Issifu

Country Director, Varkey Foundation Ghana


Ms Muniratu Issifu is the Country Director for Varkey Foundation in Ghana. She has been working in the development sector for the past 15 years and has over the years successfully designed and implemented development Projects in diverse areas such as education, local governance, water and sanitation, mental health and social protection.

Muniratu has previously been the Programme Manager for the DFID funded Making Ghanaian Girls Great! (MGCubed) Programme implemented by the Varkey Foundation. MGCubed used interactive distance learning technology to improve the learning outcomes of girls and increased their confidence and aspirations. Muniratu has vast experience in the Non-Government sector, working with a wide range of organizations like CLUSA (Cooperative League of USA), Basic Needs, WaterAid, Camfed and ActionAid Ghana. Muniratu has an MPhil in Development Studies from the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research (ISSER) of the University of Ghana.