Collaborating in order to make a change.
Through partnering with entities that buy into our cause and share our vision, we create a robust unit that is able to make tremendous impact in the society, providing steady and reliable aid that elevates people’s livelihoods.
The MasterCard Foundation is an independent, global organization based in Toronto, Canada, with over $9 billion in assets. Through collaboration with partner organizations in 49 countries, it is creating opportunities for all people to learn and prosper. The Foundation’s programs promote financial inclusion and advance youth learning, mostly in Africa.
KfW Development Bank
KfW carries out Germany’s financial cooperation with developing countries on behalf of the German Federal Government. KfW is sponsoring 349 Wings to Fly scholars of the 2013 intake and 609 Wings to Fly scholars of the 2015 intake, drawn from the urban poor communities in Kisumu, Mombasa, Nairobi and Nakuru counties.
Norad (Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation) is a directorate under the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, whose main purpose is to ensure that Norwegian development aid funds are spent in the best possible way. Norad also provides grants to organizations that carry out projects in less fortunate countries.
USAID is investing US $26.4 million to provide comprehensive Wings to Fly scholarships leadership training and mentorship to more than 4,116 Orphan and Vulnerable Children scholars between 2011- 2017. In 2015, USAID signed a Global Development Alliance Grant with EGF and Equity Bank Kenya Limited for an amount of USD $6,953,360 to support Equity Afia.
Department for International Development (DFID)
The Department for International Development (DFID) leads Britain’s fight against global poverty, delivering UKaid around the world. In 2011, DFID partnered with EGF to support a class of 600 students – 400 girls and 200 boys – with direct financial support for comprehensive Wings to Fly scholarships as well as leadership and mentorship development for an additional 572 girls.
Government of Kenya
Young Africa Works Kenya; a partnership between Equity Group Foundation and Mastercard Foundation, with support from the Government of Kenya seeks to deepen the social impact in the community by laying the foundation for gainful employment through training and funding for over 600,000 entrepreneurs.
The Rockerfeller Foundation
For more than 100 years, The Rockefeller Foundation’s mission has been to promote the wellbeing of humanity throughout the world. The Rockefeller Foundation works at the intersection of four focus areas – advance health, revalue ecosystems, secure livelihoods and transform cities – to address the root causes of emerging challenges and create systemic change.
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Netherlands closely cooperates with the Government of Kenya, with financial support flowing via NGOs and UN organizations. The Dutch government supports EGF’s Agriculture Growth Accelerator – Unlocking Agricultural Potential through Medium-sized Farms- an initiative to increase production and incomes among farms generally between 10 and 100 acres in size.