About Akilah

 

8 YEARS OF EDUCATING AND EMPOWERING WOMEN

 

 OUR MISSION

Akilah offers a unique model of market-relevant education that enables young women to achieve economic independence and obtain leadership roles in the workplace and in society.

OUR VISION

Akilah aims to build future generations of women leaders and professionals in East Africa through the development of a network of campuses.

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88% of graduates move directly into jobs in their career pathways within 6 months.

They launch their careers in a wide range of industries, including financial services, telecommunications, education, health services, hospitality, and manufacturing.

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Graduates earn income that are, on average, 12x the national median income.

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ABOUT OUR STUDENTS

47%

Lost one or both parents

55%

Come from rural areas

75%

Unemployed prior to joining Akilah

78%

Are first generation in their families to complete higher education

93%

Retention rate

FINANCIAL MODEL

All students receive significant scholarship support provided by individuals and family foundations.

Annual cost per student: $3,000

Includes textbooks, a Kindle and other educational materials, student insurance, extracurricular activities, and all campus services.

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