Doing Good Work in Africa

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Who Are We?

DOWA (Doing Good Work in Africa) is a 501c3 organization leading a groundbreaking initiative, which seeks to attract U.S based undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds to apply for the DOWA internship program. This program selects about 100 undergraduate students a year and matches them to innovative African organizations working on good, scalable and impactful projects across several African countries.


In addition to DOWA interns collaborating on creating innovative solutions to development challenges, the DOWA initiative ensures access to development opportunities such ongoing mentorship, cultural immersion, personal and professional development sessions.

Here's how we measure our impact:

2000+ Student Applicants

55

Interns

2090+ Intern Hours Accumulated


32+

Schools Represented


18+

Partners doing scalable and impactful work in Africa


70%

of our interns are female


11

African Countries partner with DOWA to receive interns


Testimonials

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