Project Baobab is a 501-C-(3) non-profit organization [EIN #02-0532299]. This status allows us to receive donations from foundations and private donors, as well as to distribute funds directly to student beneficiaries. We have recently received grants from
- The Global Fund for Women
- Nike Foundation (via a partnership with Technoserve)
- Juniper Networks Foundation Fund
- The West Foundation
- Friends of Kenya
60% of funding comes from individual donors and 40% from foundations and organizations.
Approximately 63% of monies go directly to help women and youth. Program developement, evalutation and admistrative expenses form the rest of our budget.PartnersTechnoserve
is a nonprofit organization that provides business solutions to entrepreneurs in rural areas worldwide. Project Baobab and Technoserve formed a partnership in June 2006 with the aim of fostering an entrepreneurial culture among Kenyan youth. Through this partnership and the help of a grant from Nike Foundation, Project Baobab expanded to an additional eleven sites (five schools and six community programs).