About us

Working Toward a Brighter Future

The Angaza Project is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that seeks to empower women and girls around the world to shine through economic and education opportunities.

Join us in creating opportunities for higher education to address the existing gaps for women and girls in Kenya, help women and girls to learn new skills that allow her to make informed decisions about her life and/or an income with dignity, and build her up to shine with leadership skills that will transform her future!

Around the world, opportunities are not same for women and girls and you can make a difference by becoming part of Her Village ⓒ. Click on Our Work to see the many ways your support will directly impact her future !

Where do we work? We serve women and girls living in the informal settlement of Kibera, Kenya while also partnering with an existing Women's Center in Mexico in the State of Hidalgo.

 

 

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Wondering what Angaza means? 

It is a Swahili word meaning Shine

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The Angaza Project has been recognized by the Daima Trust of Kenya for their annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Awards and nominated in the following categories:

  • 2021 Best Collaborative Approach  

  • 2020 Best in Gender Equity 

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The Angaza Project is a member of the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits, the Pamoja Circle, and holds the Gold Seal of Transparency from Candid (known as GuideStar)

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Her Village ⓒ , Maridadi Market ⓒ, "Look, wear, and be Maridadi" ⓒ, Shining Scholars ⓒ, Shining Brighter ⓒ, and Kitabu Kona ⓒ belong to The Angaza Project  2018-current date