Mofya Phiri

5 Pensions Court · Lukasu Road, Longacres · +260965399585 ·

I have 8+ years of experience in ICT4D across Southern Africa and Zambia. I have done work applying ICT across various sectors including WASH, Education, Agriculture, Climate, Environment and Health, occupying positions such as project manager, system designer, developer, IT specialist, data manager and data analyst. I am an ardent learner, continuously seeking to improve my skills to be at the cutting edge of technology, and applying these in various developmental endeavors.



The University of Zambia, Computer Science Department

I teach a number of courses and I am involved in research in a number of areas (see below).

October 2010 - Present

Head IT Unit

RuralNet Logistics and Data Solutions

Provides technology solutions for data collection for RuralNet Associates Ltd. This allows for collection of data quickly, cost effectively and improves the quality of the data collected by using mobile devices to collect the data. Some tasks include; setup data collection systems (database servers, mobile applications) , train enumerators on using mobile devices for data collection, supporting enumerators whilst in the field, monitoring and reviewing data collected via server, and assisting during analysis of collected data (including visualizations).

November 2011 - Present

Field Manager


I served as a senior field manager for Dimagi, a US based company whose mission is “To deliver open and innovative technology to help underserved communities everywhere.” As a field manager, I worked with partner organizations helping to understand their needs and values, and tailored the products to the specific needs of the partner organization. I helped the partner organizations streamline processes so as to get the most out of the available technology.

July 2013 - December 2016

Web Design Intern

Shout! Media Productions

Collaboratively administrate empowered markets via plug-and-play networks. Dynamically procrastinate B2C users after installed base benefits. Dramatically visualize customer directed convergence without revolutionary ROI.

September 2008 - June 2010


University of Madras

Master of Science
Information Technology
July 2011 - July 2013

The University of Zambia

Bachelor of Science
Computer Science
February 2006 - May 2010


Programming Languages & Tools
Project Management
System Design
System Development
Database development and management
Web Design and Development
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • Cross Functional Teams
  • Agile Development & Scrum


In Progress
  • ZedApp
  • UkaKwacha
  • UTH Non-Conformances Database
  • Center for Primary Care
  • ZAHESFO - Zambia Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Cache and CPU Simulator
  • Processor and Memory Management Simulator
  • ZedTransit
  • Academic Promotion System
  • Student Information System (Chainama, Ndola School of Nursing, Zambia School of Forestry)

Some fun Tools
  • ODK
  • CommCare
  • SurveyCTO
  • ONA
  • DHIS2
  • OpenLIMS
  • Joomla
  • WordPress
  • Drupal
  • Processor and Memory Management Simulator

Courses & Certifications Taught

  • CSC2101 - Introduction to Computer Systems
  • CSC2202 - Operating Systems
  • CSC4035 - Web Programming and Technologies
  • CSC4631 - Software Evolution and Maintenace
  • CSC5111 - Machine Structure
  • CSC5052 - Mobile Computing
  • IT Essentials: PC Hardware and Software
  • NDG Linux Essentials
  • NDG Linux 1
  • CLA - Programming Essentials in C