These Numbers Have Faces

Africa is rising. We invest in students to lead and empower their countries. Every day we hear terrible statistics that document the harsh reality of our world. We chart war, calculate disease, analyze famine, and graph slavery. Africa is often at the heart of these calculations as we've all seen the numbers about Africa that paint a negative picture of the continent. Our name expresses a world changing idea. We don't see Africa as hopeless, we see it full of life and color, light, and opportunity. While figures and data are important tools for measuring complex social issues, we believe that there are people behind the statistics. A number is difficult to connect with, but when we see thos...

Empower girls in Africa through higher education!

Empower girls in Africa through higher education!
Photo from Progress Report 'Stopping Violent Crimes Against Women and Children in South Africa' (view small | med | large | orig)

Dermalogica

Dermalogica
Photo from Progress Report 'Who run the world? Girls' (view small | med | large | orig)

Alice and her Auntie

Alice and her Auntie
Photo from Progress Report 'Meet Alice, The Newest Face in our Family' (view small | med | large | orig)

Alice Outside Her Home in a Ugandan Slum

Alice Outside Her Home in a Ugandan Slum
Photo from Progress Report 'Meet Alice, The Newest Face in our Family' (view small | med | large | orig)

Busi is interning at Fetola in South Africa.

Busi is interning at Fetola in South Africa.
Photo from Progress Report 'Busi Breaks Into the Workforce' (view small | med | large | orig)

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