Empowers Africa: Improving access to Education, Healthcare and Business Opportunities

Deadline: Rolling

Empowers Africa is seeking applications to fund and support programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa. It supports programs that empower communities by improving access to education, healthcare and business opportunities.

Empowers Africa in protecting Africa’s natural wealth is critical to the empowerment of the surrounding communities. Projects are selected only if they are community-led, measurable and sustainable.

Empowers Africa research each project and make sure they are measurable, sustainable and have the endorsement of the local communities and governments. They look for programs run by well-organised, successful organisations that can help us achieve this mission.

Objectives

  • Funding programs in communities that surround protected conservation and wildlife areas or World Heritage Sites
  • Funding programs in urban communities where tourism is a strong source of development and
  • Funding programs that support the protection of wildlife and land conservation.

Focus Areas

  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Small business development
  • Wildlife protection
  • Land conservation

How to Apply

Interested applicants can apply via website.

Eligible Countries

Angola, Burundi, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Sao Tome and Principe, the Seychelles, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan or Zimbabwe.

For more information, please visit Empowers Africa.

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