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 Susan Babirye

    Susan Babirye

    Public health specialist Susan Babirye serves as deputy executive director of Kabubbu Development Project.

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  • Muthi's Potrait

    Muthi Nhlema

    The founder of BASEflow, Muthi leads a bunch of mavericks crazy enough to believe that “a world where no borehole runs dry” is a vision worth fighting for.

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  • Doris's portrait

    Doris Mollel

    A compassionate humanitarian, Doris has dedicated her life to saving preterm babies in Tanzania.

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  • An illustrated portrait of Maanda Ngoitiko

    Maanda Ngoitiko

    Maanda is a Maasai woman from Loliondo and co-founder and executive director of the Pastoral Women’s Council.

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