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...

Tasneem Bridging Communities

Tasneem Bridging Communities
Separated by ethnicity, religion, and politics, TNHF scholar Tasneem Oliver lives along the railway lines that divide blacks and coloreds in the townships of Cape Town. Through the TNHF education program, Tasneem has crossed barriers, building relationships with students from other communities. Her courage is a hopeful symbol of the new South Africa. (view small | med | large | orig)

The Future Generation

The Future Generation
This photo was taken in the backyard of Scholar Rezaan. Rezaan lives in the Lavender Hill township outside of Cape Town. (view small | med | large | orig)

Shakeelah and her Mom

Shakeelah and her Mom
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Scholar Myomena

Scholar Myomena
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Scholar Myomena and Staff on Campus

Scholar Myomena and Staff on Campus
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