David Estrada has been with KickStart International since 2011, and manages the organization's development and external relations efforts. Previously, he worked in the global health space with the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative where he oversaw and grew a portfolio of corporate funding partners. He also managed a direct mail program and focused on general fund development for the Alliance for Lupus Research. David earned his degree from Cornell University and holds a certificate in non-profit management from UIC.
KickStart is an award-winning, nonprofit social enterprise with a mission to lift millions of people in Africa out of poverty by designing and mass-marketing durable yet affordable “MoneyMaker” irrigation pumps. To date, KickStart has enabled over one million people to lift themselves out of poverty.