Mr Chumang Sango

Director of IT

Chumang is a computer engineer, software developer and entrepreneur. He is passionate about computer science and the use of technological innovations to improve efficiency and accountability in business and governance in Africa. He is an expert on web design and development of applications using PHP.

At Books2Africa, he designs and maintains the website and web applications used in managing administrative tasks, sorting donated materials and logistical planning, tracking and fulfilment. Chumang manages the charity’s Microsoft Refurbisher programme, ensuring that all donated technology such as laptops, computers, phones and tablets are refurbished according to industry standards – securely wiping data and providing data wipe certificates. He also advises on technical projects involving organisations such as Integral LED.

Chumang has an MEng in Computer Systems and Software Engineering from the University of York. He has worked as a software and PHP developer with firms such as Syngenta, Wisebusiness and Convertize. He is also the Founder and CEO of Clugton Technologies, an Information Technology consulting firm that specializes in helping organizations determine what technology they need and the best way to implement it. Together with his team of dynamic and talented specialists, Chumang delivers outstanding services, full cycle integration; implementation and training that meet and exceed the needs and expectations of unique clients such as BME Concern, Wudy Industries, The Transmission Company of Nigeria and the FCTA Call Centre in Abuja Nigeria. His Masters dissertation focused on how to improve accessible learning by optimizing subtitling for online lectures.

Chumang is passionate about the use of IT in education and enjoys training others.

University

MEng, Computer Systems and Software Engineering
The University of York, Yorkshire, 2012

University Foundation Certificate
Cambridge Arts and Sciences (CATS) Canterbury, 2007

Academic Skills

Reading
Writing
Research
Editing

IT Skills

Microsoft Office
Web design, HTML, CSS, Javascript
Web development, PHP
Graphic design, Adobe CC
Digital Advertising

Other Skills

Project Management

Language Skills

English
Hausa

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Shipping and delivering 1 million books every year
involves the following:

Volume
  • 20,000 books fit in 1 x 20ft container
  • 1,000,000 books fit in 50 x 20ft containers
  • 4 x 20ft containers shipped monthly
Costs
  • £5,000 to process, ship and clear each container of 20,000 books
  • £20,000 delivers 4 containers monthly
Fundraising Target
  • 2,000 individuals giving £10 or more monthly, or 50 corporate partners sponsoring 1 container per year. Thank you.

30%

Processing in the UK

30%

Freight from the UK

40%

Clearing and haulage in Africa

Books2Africa is a UK registered charity number 1152599