Delivering quality learning to everyone's mobile phone


Our story

We at Funzi envision a peaceful world where people are able to lead happy and healthy lives, and have meaningful and sustainable livelihoods. Funzi was founded because we wanted to use our unique knowledge in mobile business, education, and technology to have a global impact on how the world learns.

Funzi takes its name from funza, meaning learning in Swahili, and is inspired by Africa - the continent of growth.


Our mission is to make quality learning accessible to everyone – free for the end user

Funzi is a member of


Our team

We're a team of skilled professionals, wonderfully fun, and passionate people working hard to make a difference in the world and the lives of everyone. Our goal is  that one day our impact will be as loud as we are at the office. If you want to become a part of our dedicated and loving little family, then send us a message below.

Antti Kokkinen

Chairman of the board

Tero Salonen

Senior advisor and founder

Aape Pohjavirta

Chief evangelist and founder

Miemo Penttinen

CXO and co-founder

Juha Vähäpassi

Board member

Tomi Saalasti

Head of operations

Juha Ruskola


Nur Sah Ketene

Technical lead

Sarri Kukkonen

Content lead

Abdullah Jarkas


Phuong Tran

Marketing and communications

Mikael Perttula

Customers and partners

Open positions

Didn't find an open position suitable for you? No worries! We're always on the lookout for stellar passionate individuals to join us on our quest to provide free quality learning to everyone, everywhere! If you're ready to take on the challenge, leave us an open application. We'll get back to you soon!

Funzi in the media

Looking for some more information on Funzi? Interested in writing about us? Check out the Funzi press kit for more on the Funzi journey and imagery. Find our complete lists of our awards and media mentions below.


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Contact us

General Inquiries

You can reach us at

Press Inquiries

Phuong Tran
Marketing & Communications  

Our Office

Funzilife Ltd
Tekniikantie 2
FIN-02150 Espoo