Doing Good Work in Africa

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Who Are We?

DOWA (Doing Good Work in Africa) started as a 501c3 non-profit organization in 2020 during the pandemic. DOWA is a free internship placement program for self-motivated, forward-thinking students who seek internships that provide diverse, experiential learning opportunities in high-impact, innovative sectors in Africa.

In addition to DOWA interns engaging in beneficial learnings from innovators which can be tied to the intern’s formal education program through integrated coursework or the receipt of academic credit, the DOWA initiative ensures access to development opportunities such as ongoing mentorship, cultural immersion, personal and professional development sessions.

Here's how we measure our impact:

2000+ Student Applicants

90

Interns

5000+ Intern Hours Accumulated


32+

Schools Represented


20+

Partners doing scalable and impactful work in Africa


70%

of our interns are female


11

African Countries partner with DOWA to receive interns


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