Championing African Visionaries

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Championing African Visionaries

A young African woman smiles at the camera and wears a t-shirt that says “Be bold. Build Community. Fight For Fairness. Learn and Innovate.

about us It’s time to back the bold ideas of local leaders.

We celebrate Africa. We champion African leaders. We want African ingenuity to get the financial backing it deserves.

Our all-African grantmaking team and extensive local network equips visionary doers and donors with the resources and connections they need to advance positive change.

How We Work

African visionary fellowship
  • An illustrated portrait of Robert Kalyesubula

    Robert Kalyesubula

    Grassroots champion Dr. Robert is the founder and president of ACCESS Uganda.

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  • An illustrated portrait of Ian Tarimo

    Ian Tarimo

    Ian is co-founder and executive director of Tai Tanzania.

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  • An illustrated portrait of Faraja Nyalandu

    Faraja Nyalandu

    Faraja established Shule Direct, providing comprehensive web and mobile educational platforms to over a million in- and out-of-school youth.

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  • An illustrated portrait of Wangiwe Kambuzi

    Wangiwe Joanna Kambuzi

    Through her passion for youth and community development, Wangiwe founded Mzuzu E-Hub and currently works as managing director.

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