Martin Kariongi Ole Sanago was born and raised in Maasai Steppes, plains of northern Tanzania. Martin has extensive experience in establishing grassroots organizations alongside pioneering social entrepreneurship and community business ventures for the Maasai people’s economic empowerment. He was nominated as an Ashoka Fellow in 2003 and in 2006 he was awarded the Quality World Wide Community Award by Columbia University. Martin was educated in Republic of Ireland German and United Kingdom. He has Master of Science in Community Development and other varies academic certificates.