Signature Programs

Spotlighting Social Innovators

KBFUS spotlights some of its most creative partners from the African and Latin American continents, in an effort to connect them with investors and philanthropists.

Tonee Ndungu, Gerald Abila and Alloysius Attah with Dr. Nathalia Kanem

Pictured L-R: Tonee Ndungu (Kytabu), Gerald Abila (BarefootLaw), Alloysius Attah (Farmerline) share the stage with Dr. Natalia Kanem, Executive Director of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

KBFUS spotlights some of its most creative partners from the African and Latin American continents, in an effort to connect them with investors and philanthropists. We invite these changemakers to join us for convenings and events hosted by key partner organizations.

Every other year, KBFUS also organizes a U.S. roadshow for the winner of the Africa Prize, an initiative of our Brussels-based parent foundation. Worth 200,000 Euros, the Africa Prize rewards outstanding contributions to development in Africa, initiated and led by Africans. Recent winners include Elman Peace (Somalia) Wecyclers (Nigeria), BarefootLaw (Uganda), Farmerline (Ghana), Kytabu (Kenya), ADISCO (Burundi), Ms Bogaletch Gebre of KMG Ethiopia (Ethiopia), and Dr Denis Mukwege  of Panzi Hospital (DR of Congo).