Funding

Tax-deductible donations can be made through Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity acting as the depository for Project Baobab.

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Tax-deductible donations can be made through Philanthropic Ventures Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity acting as the depository for Project Baobab.

Donate Online

Make an online donation via Philanthropic Ventures Foundation's secure online donation form. Next to "Support one of PVF's Designated Funds," make sure to select "Friends of Project Baobab." Donate online.

To support our graduates directly, click here. This is a new site that gives you the opportunity to support Project Baobab graduates and their businesses directly.

Donate by Mail

Send your donation by mail. Please make your check payable to Philanthropic Ventures Foundation. Be sure to specify "Friends of Project Baobab" on your check memo line. Send your check to:

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation 1222 Preservation Park Way, Oakland CA 94612

Project Baobab is also a NGO registered in Kenya under section 10 of the Non-govermental organizations act of 2010.

Most of Project Baobab's funding comes from individuals. Project Baobab has also received grants from:

- Friends of Kenya
- The Global Fund for Women
- The Hurlbut-Johnson Fund, an advised fund of the Silicon - Valley Community Foundation
- Juniper Networks Foundation Fund
- Nike Foundation (via a partnership with Technoserve)*
- The West Foundation

*Technoserve 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).

Board of Directors

Hassan Bashir
Francis Kihanya
Wambui Kihanya
Dr. David Ndii
Gee Gee Williams (Founder)

Advisory Council

Mrs. Lucy Gitonga
Prof. Peter Kibas
Mr. Sammy Kiguru
Mrs. Suzanne Redfern-West (Council-Board Liaison)
Mr. Samuel Waweru