Support Us

Partner with us as we invest in Africa's future.  No donation is too small and every bit helps to give a bright girl a top-quality education.
How your donation helps:

$20       -   Personal care products for one scholar for a term   - 1600 Ksh     
$111.11 -   1 month of school  -   8800 Ksh

$333.33 -   1 school term        -   27,000 Ksh 
$1000   -   1 year of school     -   80,000  Ksh
$4000   -   4 years of school   -   320,000 Ksh 

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Double Your Gift!

Many employers will match your charitable contributions -- doubling your impact at no cost to you! The process is simple: just complete your employer’s matching gift form and mail it to us. We’ll do the rest! Check with your company’s human resources department for a matching gift form today. Make sure you indicate on the form that funds should be disbursed to "One World Children's Fund/Akili Dada" and mail the form to:

Akili Dada
Number 310
1025 Alameda de las Pulgas
Belmont, CA 94002
nly offer a scholarship after we have raised 100% of the funds to support the student for the entirety of her secondary school education.

Contributions accepted:

Online: You can give securely online by following the 'donate' link on our website.  You can give using your credit card and do not need a PayPal account.

Kenya: Cheques addressed and mailed to Akili Dada, P.O. Box 27847-00100, Nairobi Kenya

USA: Our US fiscal sponsor, the One World Children's Fund (OWCF) ensures that all your contributions are tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. 100% of your donations made to Akili Dada support our work in Kenya and no portion is used to cover OWCF's administrative costs.

Checks should be made out to "One World Children’s Fund" with "Akili Dada" in the memo line and mailed to:
Akili Dada
Number 310
1025 Alameda de las Pulgas,

Belmont, CA 94002

Donor Advised Funds: Direct your disbursement to the One World Children's Fund (OWCF) with a note for further crediting to Akili Dada.  The OWCF EIN is 77-0479205.
Bank Deposits, Wire, Stock, Grants, or Donations in Kind 
To coordinate your donation in any country please contact our Executive Director; Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg at

Join the 45 for 1 campaign!

Support our Partners
For example, if you planning your travel to East Africa,  Akili Dada has partnered with Pinnacle Travel which specializes in custom tours throughout East Africa. Book your travel to the region through Pinnacle and they will donate 10% of your total invoice to Akili Dada!

Become a mentor
We are actively recruiting mentors in Kenya! Mentoring is a crucial component of the Akili Dada leadership training model and our mentors find this involvement to be a very menaingful and personally rewarding way to give back. If you are looking to pay it forward to the next generation of young women, consider joining our gr owing network of mentors. Read all about our mentoring program and learn how to apply here.

Share your ideas and suggestions
Have ideas to share with us on how we can better nurture the next generation of African women leaders? We welcome your feedback. Email or call us to share your comments, compliments or critiques!