Core Values

A legacy of action and transformation

Our goal is to perpetuate these values, which are the foundation of strong and prosperous societies.


“The forces that unite us are intrinsic and greater than the superimposed influences that keep us apart.”

― Kwame Nkrumah, Former president of Ghana


“Whether you’re a farmer, builder or engineer, the opportunities are equal: Just add a little innovation.”

― Strive Masiyiwa, Executive Chairman & Founder of the Econet Group


“If you don’t understand, ask questions. If you’re uncomfortable about asking questions, say you are uncomfortable about asking questions and then ask anyway. It’s easy to tell when a question is coming from a good place. Then listen some more. Sometimes people just want to feel heard. Here’s to possibilities of friendship and connection and understanding.”

― Chimamanda Adichie, Nigerian writer, speaker, and Activist


“Not everything that is faced can be changed; but nothing can be changed until it is faced.”

– James Baldwin, American novelist, playwright, essayist, poet, and activist


“If you carry the egg basket do not dance.”

— Ambede proverb


“Africa doesn’t need strongmen, it needs strong institutions.”

― Barack Obama, 44th president of the United States


“My advice to women all the time is: If you want a certain future, go out and create it. Conquer your fears as that is what enslaves most women.”

–Divine Ndhlukula, Founder of SECURICO Security Services in Zimbabwe