About Zawadi Africa

The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is a program designed to provide scholarships to academically gifted girls from disadvantaged backgrounds from Africa to pursue higher education in the U.S.A, Uganda, Ghana, South Africa and Kenya.

The Zawadi Africa Education Fund is based on the highly successful Kennedy/Mboya Student airlifts of the 1960s, through a partnership with individuals and institutions with an interest.


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We are a catalyst for accelerating the growth of women leaders. We believe in the power of women. Zawadi Africa was formed with the belief that with a world class education, young African women will be able to return to their home countries empowered and equipped with the skills needed to make significant impact in their communities.

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