The Supply Education Group: S.L.U.M.S (Student Leaders Understanding My Slums): A secondary education supplemental curriculum centered around service-learning and human rights

Adeso - African Development Solutions: To support a mobile informal education project seeking to provide children with employment-relevant skills in Kenya.

Aga Khan Foundation USA: In support of a community engagement initiative seeking to educate girls in the sciences in Kenya.

Kenya Community Development Foundation: To scale-up the Global Give Back Circle model in Kenya, which integrates mentoring, private sector investment, and local community support to provide marginalized girls with education and employable skills.

Population Council: To expand access to secondary school eduation for teenage mothers in Kenya.

African Population and Health Research Center: To improve learning outcomes and enhance secondary school participation of disadvantaged girls in urban informal settlements in Kenya through action research.


STIR Education: To scale-up the STIR  model for motivating, networking, and empowering teachers to become skillful practitioners capable of sustainably improving their practices and thus influencing their peers in Uganda.

UNICEF Uganda/US Fund for UNICEF: Scaling the uPortal: Using Open Education Resources to Advance Learning in Uganda

Educate!: “Piloting Scale of a Proven Solution to the Mismatch Between Education and Life After School”

Africa Educational Trust: To demonstrate how schools, even in more remote and poorer areas, can maximize the potential of free secondary schooling introduced in 2007. The holistic but low cost project model addresses challenges of access, quality and relevance of secondary education in impoverished districts where the effects of the 20 year conflict are still evident.

CEDA International: To expand a mentoring program in conflict-affected regions of Uganda that provides women with opportunities to learn leadership and life skills.

The Global Fund for Children: To identify and strengthen innovative, cost-effective secondary-level alternative education models that address access barriers and quality learning outcomes for adolescent girls in the conflict-affected regions of Northern and Western Uganda.

Forum for African Women Educationalists - Uganda: In support of a project to increase access to and retention of war-affected girls in secondary school in post-conflict Northern Uganda.

International Center for Research on Women: To help enhance the participation and continuation of adolescent girls in secondary schools in Uganda through research into social norms and expectations related to reproduction and family formation.

Build Africa: In support of research into how to address barriers to children's transition from primary to secondary school in Uganda.

Promoting Equality in African Schools: To increase access, retention, and results of secondary school students in rural Uganda through teacher training, income generating activities and improved curricula.


CRECCOM: Engaging Communities and Schools in Support of Adolescent Girls’ Education in Malawi (ECSSAGEM)

Firelight Foundation: NGO Innovations Fund to Improve Secondary School Access and Completion in Malawi

Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

Stichting Cordaid: In support of boosting quality education for girls in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo through the use of a performance based financing model at the school level.

War Child Canada: Making Waves: radio-based learning for girls in South Kivu, DRC


Education Development Center, Inc.: To improve livelihood opportunities of youth by institutionalizing workforce readiness and school- to-work transition training, at scale, within public and private secondary schools in two provinces (Kigali and Southern Provinces) in Rwanda, and enhancing Ministry capacity to scale up this training within the secondary education system nation-wide.   


Kentalis International Foundation: Teaching Deaf Learners -- a pilot on innovative teaching skills in Tanzania

Voluntary Service Overseas:To increase learning outcomes and completion rates for secondary school students in 12 secondary schools in Lindi region in Tanzania, and support them to access vocational training, higher education and employment opportunities.

Asante Africa Foundation: To scale up an integrated, child-centered educational model to elevate the quality of secondary school teaching, foster the development of critical thinking skills, and improve learning outcomes for youth in secondary schools in rural Tanzanian communities.

Sazani Associates: To build secondary school teacher capacity and enrich secondary education curriculum with life and enterprise skills training in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training in Zanzibar, Tanzania. 

University of Bristol: To make textbooks and teaching strategies relevant to and supportive of second language learners in rural secondary schools in Tanzania. 

East Africa (Multi-Country)

International Child Development Initiatives: To replicate a successful Indian education model in Kenya and Uganda that mobilizes communities to ensure girls are enrolled and retained in secondary education.

Global e-Schools and Communities Initiative: To support a teacher training model that leverages technology to improve science and technology and English in secondary schools in Kenya and Tanzania.