Current Fellowship Organizations

African Cashew Alliance

The African Cashew Alliance (ACA) was established in 2005 to promote the African cashew sector. Our members include representatives from all aspects of the value chain, including producers, processors, traders and international buyers. The Alliance aims to increase the competitiveness of Africa’s 15 producing nations in the world cashew market by expanding processing capacity, creating a production process that is both consistent and high quality, improving the overall economic and regulatory environment of the cashew sector, and promoting African cashews.

African Leadership Academy
South Africa

African Leadership Academy seeks to transform Africa by identifying, developing, and connecting the next generation of African leaders.

African School of Economics

African School of Economics partners with academic institutions to address the dearth of quality tertiary education, research, and innovative public policy in Africa by creating an incubator of business leaders and social scientists.

Baylor International Pediatric AIDS Initiative

Our mission is to conduct a program of high-quality, high-impact, highly ethical pediatric and family HIV/AIDS care and treatment, health professional training and clinical research. We provide medical expertise, clinical supplies and professional training to health centers and hospitals run by the Ministry of Health throughout the country. BIPAI gives families the testing, counseling, care, treatment and psychosocial services needed by an HIV exposed family.

Clinton Health Access Initiative
South Africa/Swaziland

The Clinton Health Access Initiative, Inc. (“CHAI”) is a global health organization committed to strengthening integrated health systems and expanding access to care and treatment in the developing world.

Comprehensive Community Based Rehabilitation in Tanzania

CCBRT is the largest indigenous provider of disability services in Tanzania. CCBRT aims to empower people with disabilities and their families, improve their quality of life, and ensure access to treatment.


eleQtra is an infrastructure development company that manages InfraCo (Africa) Ltd, an initiative funded by the Private Infrastructure Development Group, a consortium of European aid agencies. Through its management by eleQtra, InfraCo (Africa) Ltd seeks to create viable infrastructure investment opportunities that balance the interests of host governments, the national and international private sector, and financing providers. Since its launch in 2005, eleQtra has actively developed over 10 projects, including wind power facilities in Cape Verde and Senegal, water irrigation in Zambia, a commuter rail system in Kenya, and multi-sector infrastructure services in Uganda.

Equal Education
South Africa

Equal Education advocates for quality and equality in the South African education system and engages in evidence-based activism for improving the nation's schools. EE's campaigns, based on detailed research and policy analysis, are aimed at achieving quality education for all. EE promotes the rights to equality and education, with the firm belief that these will enable the poor and working classes to an equal opportunity in life. EE seeks to improve the poor quality of education in South Africa by working together with communities, schools, teachers, principals, learners, parents, academics, researchers and the government.

Gardens for Health International

An innovative NGO that works in partnership with Rwandan health care centers to provide lasting agricultural solutions to the problem of chronic malnutrition.

Global Shea Alliance

Global Shea Alliance, a nonprofit industry association, drives a competitive and sustainable shea industry worldwide, improving the livelihoods of rural African women and their communities.

HelpAge International

HelpAge International works with partners across the globe to ensure that people everywhere understand how much older people contribute to society and that they must enjoy their right to healthcare, social services and economic and physical security.

Hope Through Health

Hope Through Health works to deliver efficient, effective, community-driven healthcare in Togo, a country often marginalized or ignored by the international community. HTH supports five health centers in the Kara Region of Togo.

Imani Development

Imani Development is a private economic and development consultancy firm rooted in the developing world that facilitates the process of economic growth and poverty reduction.

Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania

IEFT seeks to empower rural Tanzanian youth to make positive changes in their communities by providing quality and affordable secondary education.

International Rescue Committee
Kenya/Sierra Leone/Uganda

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is one of the largest humanitarian agencies in the world, providing relief, rehabilitation and post-conflict reconstruction support to victims of oppression and violent conflict. IRC has worked for over seven decades and today is involved in over 25 conflict zones in the world. We address both the immediate, life saving needs of conflict-affected people in an emergency and the reconstruction needs in post-conflict societies.

Kucetekela Foundation

The Kucetekela Foundation (KF) is a non-profit, U.S. based foundation that provides scholarships to young Zambians to attend high quality secondary schools from Grade 8 through Grade 12. The foundation identifies Zambian students that demonstrate great academic promise but do not have the financial means to obtain a secondary education. KF hopes this educational opportunity will open the doors of success and achievement for these young Zambians.

Lutheran World Federation

Lutheran World Federation (LWF) envisions communities living in peace, justice, and dignity having access to opportunities for growth of full potential. Our mission is to empower vulnerable, marginalized, and displaced communities to achieve self-reliance by transitioning away from development interventions which will enable people to take direct control of their livelihoods to reduce human suffering and poverty potential. Our Program for Peace focuses on smoothly reintegrating repatriating refugees back into their home communities and helping these individuals and their communities rebuild lives for themselves.

Lwala Community Alliance

The mission of Lwala Community Alliance is to build the capacity of the people of Lwala to advance their own comprehensive well-being.


Maru-a-Pula is a coed, independent day and boarding secondary school which has gained a reputation as one of Africa's premier academic institutions.

South Africa

mothers2mothers in an international NGO dedicated to preventing mother-to-child transmission of HIV and providing education and support to pregnant women and mothers living with HIV.

Mpala Research Centre & Wildlife Foundation

Mpala Research Centre & Wildlife Foundation is a conservation foundation working to protect wildlife and find lasting ways to co-exist with nomadic communities.

Nyumbani Village

Nyumbani Village is working to create a self-sustaining community to serve orphans and elders who have been left behind by the “lost generation” of the HIV pandemic.  The Village provides a family-like setting for orphaned children under the stewardship of elderly adults and seeks to ensure that the children receive love, sustenance, healthcare, holistic education and culture transfer, aiming at their physical, psychosocial and spiritual development, and providing holistic care and support for the grandparents in their later years. The village also seeks to ensure that the residents in the surrounding communities reach a certain level of self-reliance through the Village sustainability program.

Olam International

Olam International is a leading global integrated supply chain manager and processor of agricultural products including cocoa, coffee, cashew, sesame, rice, cotton and wood products. Olam builds extensive partnerships with the communities in the areas in which it operates. Olam provides agricultural know-how, inputs and modern farming techniques to the local communities that will increase in overall yield and consequently their income.

Population Services International
Senegal/South Africa/Tanzania

The mission of PSI is to measurably improve the health of poor and vulnerable people in the developing world, principally through social marketing of family planning and health products and services, and health communications.


Soko is a for-profit social enterprise that provides e-commerce solutions for artisans in developing countries, beginning in Kenya.

The BOMA Project

The BOMA Project is a U.S. nonprofit and registered Kenyan NGO with an innovative approach to livelihood diversification, poverty alleviation and climate-change adaptation in the arid lands of Africa. BOMA’s Rural Entrepreneur Access Project (REAP) is a two-year poverty-graduation program that targets ultra-poor women in Northern Kenya and helps them to start small businesses in their rural villages by providing a cash grant (seed capital to launch a business), training in business skills and savings, and hands-on mentoring by BOMA Village Mentors. REAP helps women to earn a sustainable income and build up savings, so they can feed their families, pay for school fees and medical care, cope with emergencies, survive drought, and build community resiliency in the face of a changing climate.

The Kasiisi Project

The Kasiisi Project aids education in and around Kibale National Park by working with local schools and several research groups to target critical issues for the survival of the forest.

The Rwanda School Project

The Rwanda School Project operates a high school in eastern Rwanda, believing that quality secondary education for Rwanda's youth is key to the country's recovery, growth, and continuing peace.

Village Enterprise

Equips people living in extreme poverty with the resources they need to create sustainable businesses. They work in rural communities rarely served by microfinance groups and with individuals who cannot access or do not qualify for microfinance loans.

World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)

The World Agroforestry Centre (or International Centre for Research in Agroforestry) works to generate science-based knowledge about the diverse roles that trees play in agricultural landscapes, and to use its research to advance policies and practices that stimulate agricultural and forest growth, raise farmers’ incomes, and protect the environment.

Young 1ove

Young 1ove works to enhance young girls’ and boys’ agency and reduce teen pregnancy as well as new HIV infections through school-based campaigns, led by youth for youth.