Applications for the 2016 Gap Year Intake Now Open
Complete applications must be sent via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Akili Dada
Akili Dada is an international award-winning leadership incubator nurturing a generation of young African women from underprivileged backgrounds whose commitment to the underserved will transform their communities. Our leadership development curriculum creates the foundation on which young women ages 13-35 build their skills and earn the essential qualifications they need to access key decision-making roles and leadership positions. By selecting from and building the capacity of some of Africa’s most innovative young women change makers, we are meeting the urgent need for both more African women in leadership as well as the overall need for transformative leadership across the continent. For more information visit our website
About the Gap Year Program
Akili Dada Gap Year recruits high school graduates to take part in a 9 month program that targets girls aged 17-20. The program is an opportunity for these girls to learn essential skills that would prepare them for the transition to university and beyond. Through intensive skills development training, internship placement and community service engagement, the Gap Year provides a space for these girls to build their capacity as young women leaders. First priority will be given to girls from the following Akili Dada partner schools: The Kenya High School, Precious Blood Girls High School Riruta, Mary Hill Girls High School and Loreto Limuru Girls High School.
Program cost per student is 7,000 Kenya Shillings per month.
If you identify yourself as a self-determined student interested in making most of your gap year , complete and submit the application below. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.
To be considered for the 2016 Gap Year Program, complete and submit the application form below
Completed applications can be submitted via our website or sent via e-mail to email@example.com.
If you choose to mail a hard copy to Akili Dada, use the following address:
Gap Year Program Lead,
Akili Dada P.O.Box 27847-00100 Nairobi-Kenya