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 $3,000 or more, you can be enrolled in the Scholars’ Circle and matched with a student who will benefit from your gift.

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.