Empowering change: investing in black mental health matters

Daniel Mwashumbe

Taita-taveta County, Kenya

100% paid forward



Daniel Mwashumbe

Member since

September 2017

On-time repayments

30 installments  •  97%

About Me

I work as a full Volunteer in three non profits I established.
We are focusing on developing technological solutions to problems facing Africa.
I am also the CEO and Executive Producer for Black Mental Health Matters show which focuses on raising awareness on Mental Health.
I also established Zumaridi Communications , a Technology firm focused on developing innovations for the African continent.
During my free time I like to doing things that impact the community positively ,hiking and travelling.

My Business

Creating a Mental Health application Project

I'm a technology leader working on developing African centered technologies.
We are developing a new video conferencing platform tailored for African market.
I'm also into Al and natural language processing whereas we are developing models to enable the translation of indigenous African languages.
Currently I have a number of projects including developing a mental health application which will enable users have access to culturally sensitive mental healthcare and be part of a community which cares about them.
There is no robust mental health community which brings together Black mental health professionals from all over the world and Black Mental Health Matters is working towards filling this gap.
All our projects are volunteer driven as the organization doesn't have any sponsors yet.
I believe that through your support we will be able to build a virtual mental health clinic for people in Africa and in the diaspora to have resources to better manage their mental health.
Our goal is to provide a virtual environment where healing is encouraged and mental health is the first priority.
With your support we will achieve this for greater common good of humanity struggling with the stigma which comes with mental health.

Project Proposal

Attention, esteemed backers and supporters,

We stand before you today to present a groundbreaking project that aims to revolutionize the landscape of mental health care, specifically focused on the pressing issue of Black Mental Health Matters. After the resounding success of our first phase, we are thrilled to announce the launch of the second phase, which will bring the much-needed functionalities of our web application to life.

Mental health disparities have plagued our society for far too long, and it is time for us to take action. With your generous support, we can bridge the gap between marginalized communities and accessible mental health resources through our innovative web application.

In the first phase, we laid the foundation for this game-changing project. We conducted extensive research, collaborated with mental health experts, and engaged with the Black community to understand their unique challenges and needs. The result was a comprehensive framework that addresses the distinct concerns of Black individuals facing mental health issues.

Now, in the second phase, we will focus on bringing this vision to fruition by implementing vital functionalities within our web application. These functionalities will provide users with a seamless and personalized experience, allowing them to access a wealth of mental health resources, support networks, and culturally sensitive therapies—all tailored to their specific needs.

Our web application will act as a beacon of hope, facilitating meaningful connections between individuals and mental health professionals who understand the intricacies of the Black experience. Through virtual counseling sessions, support groups, and a curated library of educational content, we aim to empower users on their journey towards healing and self-discovery.

By investing in this project, you are not only championing the cause of Black Mental Health Matters but also shaping the future of mental health care as a whole. Together, we can break down barriers, reduce stigmas, and provide a safe haven for those who have long been neglected by traditional approaches.

Your contribution will directly impact the lives of countless individuals, helping them navigate the challenges of mental health with confidence and resilience. Join us in creating a world where every Black individual can access the care and support they deserve, regardless of their background or circumstances.

We invite you to stand beside us as we embark on this transformative journey. Let us make a resounding statement that Black Mental Health Matters, and together, we can make a lasting impact on the lives of millions.

Thank you for your unwavering support.

Daniel Mwambonu

My Videos

Aug 2, 2023: Parenting with mental illness





Project Info

Project Type

Pay It Forward

Disbursed amount


Date disbursed

Jul 1, 2023



Joseph Hwang

Houston, United States

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