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Did you know over 90% of Africa University graduates return home to make a difference?

Over 90% of Africa University graduates return home to make a difference?

Africa University has produced transformative leaders for governments, business, civil society and churches, with over 90% of its graduates returning to their home countries to reinvest their skills and develop their nations. The University believes that Africans are the best source of information regarding Africa and should effectively tell the success stories to the world. All of this is possible because of the life-changing educational experience supported by your investment to the Africa University Fund.



In 1988, The General Conference of The United Methodist Church unanimously approved the founding of Africa University and committed to provide financial support for the University. On January 21, 1992 the President of the Republic of Zimbabwe, His Excellency Robert Gabriel Mugabe, issued the Africa University Charter by official proclamation, making the institution the first recognized private university in Zimbabwe. For over 30 years, Africa University has shaped the lives of thousands of young people all over the continent of Africa by equipping them with the knowledge to alleviate poverty, build peace, stability and drive development. Most of the graduates return to their home country to make a difference. Because of generous gifts to this fund, Africa's new generation of leaders is better prepared and equipped to prevent conflict and resolve conflict and build lasting peace on the continent. This fund is managed through the office of Africa University Development office.

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Giving for the Africa University Fund is made through your local church apportionments. Learn more about the agency that manages The Africa University Fund General Board of Higher Education and Ministry


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