Batonga Foundation

Batonga's mission is to support both secondary school and higher education for girls in Africa. We are doing this by granting scholarships, building secondary schools, increasing enrollment, improving teaching standards, providing school supplies, supporting mentor programs, exploring alternative education models and advocating for community awareness of the value of education for girls.

Batonga Foundation
2000 Massachusetts Ave NW
First Floor
Washington, DC 20036
United States
202-510-7169
http://www.batongafoundation.org/

Managing Director

Stephanie Cate

Management Team

Stephanie Cate

Board of Directors

Mary Louise Cohen, Jean Hebrail, Angelique Kidjo, John Phillips, Monica Winsor, Stephanie Cate

Project Leaders

Stephanie Cate

Mission

Batonga's mission is to support both secondary school and higher education for girls in Africa. We are doing this by granting scholarships, building secondary schools, increasing enrollment, improving teaching standards, providing school supplies, supporting mentor programs, exploring alternative education models and advocating for community awareness of the value of education for girls.

Programs

Batonga is continuing 20 secondary school scholarships and 1 university scholarship for girls in Cameroon, all AIDS orphans or from families affected by AIDS. This same scholarship is being paid annually by Batonga until they graduate from grade 12. The girls are currently in their third year of secondary school.

Statistics on Batonga Foundation