Current Fellowship Organizations

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.


Ashinaga’s mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. Ashinaga supports orphaned students who are committed to returning home and initating change.

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.

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.

Foster Lewis

Foster Lewis is a highly skilled business advisory firm focusing on financial services, inward investment and governance in Sub-Saharan Africa. The mission is to break down the barriers to investing and doing business in Sub-Saharan Africa with a particular focus on Malawi and the Southern African region.

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 Partnerships

Global Partnerships is a nonprofit impact investor whose mission is to expand opportunity for people living in poverty.

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.

Legal Resources Centre (LRC)
South Africa

LRC is South Africa’s oldest and largest public interest law firm. LRC uses law as an instrument of justice for the vulnerable and marginalized

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.

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.


mSurvey is a start-up tech company that leverages the growing reach of mobile phones in Africa and the Caribbean. mSurvey connects people directly through mobile survey conversations.

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.

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.


Resonate uses storytelling to empower vulnerable women and girls in East Africa, working with them to build self-confidence and unblock leadership potential.

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) / AWARD

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.