The Akilah Foundation

The Institute & the Foundation

Since inception, the Akilah Foundation has supported the Akilah Institute, an award-winning women’s college in East Africa.

About the Foundation

The Akilah Foundation, a US 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is committed to expanding access to high-quality education worldwide by funding the development of innovative educational programs.

Join the Akilah Scholars’ Circle

With an annual gift of $3000 or more, you are enrolled in the program and matched with an Akilah Institute student.

Join the Community Briefing Calls

Our Community Briefing Calls are designed to create an informed and engaged global community and foster a deeper connection between the Akilah Institute and our supporters.

Contact us

1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 10th Floor Washington, DC 20009

(917) 719-3110

Stay in touch!

Visit us in Rwanda

Akilah welcomes individuals, groups, and organizations from around the world to our campus in Kigali, Rwanda. As a visitor, you’ll experience our vibrant community and learn about Akilah’s impact. Akilah’s Executive Director, faculty, and staff will introduce you to Akilah’s unique academic model through classroom visits, discussions with students, and a campus tour.