Trust Africa

TrustAfrica is a Pan African foundation headquartered in Dakar, Senegal. It was founded with a commitment to strengthen African agency in addressing the continent’s most pressing challenges. It operates from a conviction that Africans must work together to set their own development priorities, informed by the aspirations of African citizens. TrustAfrica’s programs have focused on strengthening democracy and democratic governance, promoting equitable development, and advancing African philanthropy. TrustAfrica’s governance work has been anchored on a strong belief that for Africa to be stable and prosperous citizens must have a voice and actively participate in processes that shape the future of the continent. Its work in this field has included promoting democratic elections, supporting social movements and facilitating citizen participation, promoting transparency and accountability in governance, strengthening constitutionalism and the rule of law, upholding basic human rights and fighting against the culture of impunity.