Ayikai is a program director for Amend. She joined Amend Tanzania in 2015 and is currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Ayikai has a background in civil engineering, with a specialization in transport planning and traffic engineering. She started her career working as a traffic/highway engineer for consultancies in the United Kingdom and Ghana. She began work with Amend as a program manager for our School Area Road Safety Assessments and Improvements (SARSAI) program.
Ayikai currently directs Amend’s infrastructure programs across the organization and travels to project countries. Some of her current assignments include pedestrian assessments on World Bank–funded roads in Tanzania and infrastructure improvements around schools in Botswana, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Senegal, Tanzania, and Zambia.