Pan-African Fellowship Programme – Fahamu Kenya


The Pan African Fellowship Programme provides an opportunity for African grassroots activists to deepen their theoretical and practical understanding and experience of strategies for effective organizing and creating meaningful change. The objectives of the Pan African Fellowship programme are as follows: * To inspire grassroots organizers to derive theories that explain their struggles and organizing; * To meet the demand for commonly produced knowledge, experience, and skills among African activists that initiates sustained processes of reflection, action, and analyses on local and continental struggles; * To build a cadre of politically conscious and organic intellectual-activists who are able to alter power relations around their struggles for sustainable change.


Name of Primary Programme
Pan-African Fellowship Programme – Fahamu
Programme Start Date
Telephone Number
+254 20 3749346
Programme Type
Leadership Mentorship Programme
Numbers of programme participants annually
25 - 250
Telephone Number - alternate
+254 20 3749347
Programme Funders
Government, Philanthropic, Corporate
Region from which participants are selected
East Africa
Organisation website
Government funding
Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency
African country or countries of programme delivery
Kenya, Senegal
Programme Contact email
Philanthropic funders
Arcus Foundation, New Field Foundation, Ford Foundation, Karibu Foundation, Open Society Foundations, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Sigrid Rausing Trust, The Swift Foundation, Trust Africa, UHAI-EASHRI, Urgent Action Fund-Africa, Atlantic Philanthropies
Region of programme delivery
Sub-Saharan Africa
Country of operation
Corporate funders
AgroEcology Fund, Our Afrikan Heritage, American Jewish World Service, Christian Aid, Christensen Fund, FK Norway, Grassroots International, Hivos, IBON advocates, Inter Pares, Oxfam GB,
Are programmes continuing?
Organisation Name

Leadership organisation location

Peponi Plaza, Nairobi, Kenya
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About AFLI



The African Leadership Institute (AFLI) focuses on building the capacity and capability of visionary and strategic leadership across the continent. Developing exceptional leaders representing all spheres of society, the Institute’s flagship programme is the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship. Offering a multifaceted learning experience and run in partnership with Oxford University, it is awarded annually to 20-25 carefully chosen candidates, nominated from across Africa. Alumni of the African Leadership Institute form a dynamic network of Fellows passionately committed to the continent’s transformation, bridging the divide between nations and ensuring that Africa is set centre-stage in global affairs.