LAUNCHING THE NEXT GENERATION 
OF AFRICAN CHANGEMAKERS

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our work

Higher Education

Education reduces poverty, yet only 5% of Sub-Saharan Africans attend University. We provide social impact loans for talented scholars to attend top African universities.

Leadership

Ethical leadership stops corruption. We provide leadership training, character development opportunities, and incentivise students to serve in their communities.

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Entrepreneurship

Business is the key to African prosperity. Our Accelerate Academy provides training, mentoring, and access to capital for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Women's Empowerment

Educating a woman is the greatest social investment in the world today. Our programs are geared wholeheartedly toward the advancement of women and girls.

Education

Higher Education

Education reduces poverty, yet only 5% of Sub-Saharan Africans attend University. We provide social impact loans for talented scholars to attend top African universities.

Leadership

Leadership

Ethical leadership stops corruption. We provide leadership training, character development opportunities, and incentivise students to serve in their communities.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship

Business is the key to African prosperity. Our Accelerate Academy provides training, mentoring, and access to capital for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Women's Empowerment

Women's Empowerment

Educating a woman is the greatest social investment in the world today. Our programs are geared wholeheartedly toward the advancement of women and girls.

our impact

In 2016, we'll impact 4,076 people across 6 African countries

Our scholars completed 3,750 hours of community service in 2015

86% of our graduates transition into employment or entrepreneurship within one year

investing in refugees

In 2013, we heard about a group of refugee students getting perfect scores on their national high school exams. Turns out, the stories were true. This is the story of These Numbers Have Faces' first refugee scholars.

The Accelerate Academy

Entrepreneurship is the single most effective solution to poverty. Our Accelerate Academy recruits, trains, mentors, and invests in the best young entrepreneurs in East Africa - preparing them to thrive as business leaders.

Why Support These Numbers Have Faces?

Students

WE CULTIVATE CHANGE AGENTS:

Our university scholars and Accelerate fellows serve hundreds of hours in their communities and are given a wide-range of leadership, character building, and professional development trainings. Upon graduation they emerge ready to reinvest deeply in their communities.

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WE PERPETUATE HOPE:

When a university student graduates or an Accelerate fellow starts a business, there is a ripple effect of hope. Their courage inspires the next generation to make education and entrepreneurship a pathway to a better life.

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WE MAKE EVERY DONATION MATTER:

We’re nimble, transparent, and efficient. Rest assured that every dollar of support is maximized and put to best use in helping African young people become future changemakers. No matter the size of your financial contribution, you play a valuable role as a member of our team.

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REVOLUTIONIZING PHILANTHROPY:

We are on the cutting edge of how donors connect with the young people they support. Our new Impact Circle initiative leverages technology with the power of human relationships to create an entirely different level of engagement.


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  • The Kykers • California

    The Kykers • California

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