Daniel Stephen (Dr Progress)

12 Years

Personal Information

Stephen is a transformation strategist with a passion for service to God, Africa’s development and humanity. Masters degree holder in Research and Public Policy, Uganda Christian University. Development strategist; researcher; entrepreneur; activist; philanthropist. Aims to transform Africa into a first-world continent, where every human has equal opportunity to maximize their potential. Nicknamed Dr Progress partly for the creation of a poultry farm that financed computer literacy. Has founded and co-founded several organizations, including Leaders Club, Society for Childs Educational Development, GREEN UCU, Worldwide progress and Progress Farms. Currently researching how higher education institutions can teach 21st-century skills. Interests: development and sustainability with a focus on education and agriculture.

He is passionate about leveraging technology through education to amplify and help people reach their full potential. Refugees are also humans with potential. We are all refugees at some point in our lives.

Currently in the National Youth Service Program of Nigeria while running different projects in the non-profit sector. 


Leading from the Front
With ideas that Work
by organising teams with purpose
Amplifying through technology
How did I acquire these skills
  1. Working for different multi-million dollar conglomerates 
  2. Conceptualized and delivered ideas resulting in brand new business ventures
  3. Built and managed teams with a sense of purpose and outcome
  4. Motivated and Inspired teams to persevere
  5. An openness to learning at all times.



How did I learn these languages

  1. English has been my native language
  2. Learned French while growing up in Cameroon and Cote d’Ivoire 
  3. Learner Swahili while schooling in East Africa

My Journey & My Experience


Born in Kano, Nigeria


Studied in Uganda


National Youth Service


Multiple for profits and non- profits

Sometimes as humans, we crave the applause of others to the point that we rub it to the face of those we have helped – in a manner that says without you they would not have amounted to anything. Don’t be too proud because…

We all desire to get certain results and there is a summit - peak - for all of us. Have you asked yourself though the cost for that result you desire?

No matter how difficult the road ahead, don’t quit. The minute you’re ready to quit is usually the minute right before the miracle unfolds. We’ve seen it happen far too many times. So stay firm, trust the process and don’t give up.

One way to feel overwhelmed is to assume the weight of the world is upon you, yet sitting back and thinking you can’t do something about it is not...#smilestribe #ItisTime #itispossible #candle #light http://drprogress.me/2021/08/13/yes-you-can/

Has it crossed your mind to ask who created the box you have been told to think outside of? Restricting yourself to outside the box is just that a restriction...

The longer you know a person, the more likely it is to take them for granted. Be intentional with your relationships and don’t do ‘see finish’ or else you will lose the gift of that relationship. #relationships #smilestribe #drprogress #africa #itistime http://drprogress.me/2021/07/29/why-wait-to-lose-it/

It is what we do behind the scenes when no one is praising you that produces the result on the platforms the world presents you.

The #NESG and @LEAPAfrica are pleased to announce the list of successful applicants for the NESG Bridge Fellowship set II. Congratulations!

Visit http://www.nesgroup.org/fellowship for more information.

Naysayers will always look for reasons why that project, career, relationship etc., will fail. It becomes your responsibility to protect yourself and...(Click the link to enjoy the read) http://drprogress.me/2021/07/08/naysayers/ #smilestribe #positivevibes #drprogress

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