By the Numbers

  • In the 2016-2017 fellowship year: 49 Fellows from 30 colleges/universities are working with 31 organizations in 15 African countries
  • Number of Princeton in Africa alumni: nearly 500
  • Number of countries in which Fellows have worked: 36
  • Number of organizations with which Fellows have worked: 80+
  • Number of current fellowship organizations that have hosted a PiAf Fellow for five years or more: 14
  • More than a decade later, we are still placing Fellows with our very first host organization – the International Rescue Committee
  • In 2015, more than 60% of alumni surveyed reported they have returned to Africa since their fellowship year, and almost 60% and 75% reported having volunteered or donated, respectively, in the past two years to organizations based in Africa or affiliated with Africa