Partner Profile

Partner Profile 2017-10-18T15:00:29+00:00

We support local visions of development. At the heart of our portfolio are holistic, grassroots organizations led by visionary leaders. These are dynamic organizations with disruptive models targeting health and education systems.

Typical Partner Profile

  • African-led or strongly incorporating African voices in their vision
  • Working in remote or marginalized communities
  • Offering sustainable solutions
  • Entrepreneurial with ambitions to achieve scale through various pathways
  • Committed to measuring impact
  • Operating on a budget of less than $1 million a year
  • 74% of our partners have budgets under $1 million
  • 74% of our partners work in East Africa
  • 58% of our partners are female-led
  • 469 schools are operated or strengthened by our partners
  • 233 clinics are operated or strengthened by our partners