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Universal education is not only a moral imperative but an economic necessity, to pave the way toward making many more nations self-sufficient and self-sustaining.

Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Mentor, The Senase Project

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Desmond Tutu is a South African social rights activist and retired Anglican bishop. He was born October 7, 1931 and gained worldwide attention during the 1980s as an opponent of Apartheid Africa.

Desmond Tutu – About

Desmond Tutu has been an outspoken activist for the oppressed, standing up for human rights around the world. He has campaigned to fight HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, poverty, racism, sexism, and homophobia. In 1984, he received the Nobel Peace Prize.

Tutu was a speaker at the 2009 United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen. His role in the developing world has been substantial, and many countries and organizations have honored him with various awards and recognition.

The Senase Project

It all began when seven college students traveled deep into the heart of Ghana during their Semester at Sea voyage. When they made the journey to the farming village of Akatim, they found a group of students trying to study in a small huddling of shacks in need of more than help…they found a group of students in need of hope. Thus, it was in that school that The Senase Project was born. See our documentary by clicking play on the video to the left and hear Desmond Tutu speak on education in Ghana and The Senase Project.

Our work is legitimate

The Senase Project is a 501 (c)(3) organization, and our finances are available for download on our reports page. Our relationship with Archbishop Desmond Tutu helped get us off the ground, and in 2014 Forbes blog recognized us as a top small-nonprofit. Since then, we’ve seen incredible success. We’re 100% volunteer-based, and that means all of our donations go toward the people and projects that need them most. We are The Senase Project, working to eradicate poverty through community development.

An organization you can trust. Tax-deductible receipt is available upon donation. 100% of your donation goes directly to the field.

Our network is huge. We are well connected in both government and private organizations in the communities we serve.