Access to Education
We provide access to education and create learning opportunities through Scholarships, Learning resources & University preparation
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Quality of Education
We support learner performance through Online learning support, Learning communities & Educator support
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Lifelong Development
We facilitate continuous personal & professional development through multiple mentorship programmes
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We use education for social impact

We are a philanthropic organisation committed to investing in children’s future through education. We offer scholarships to orphaned and vulnerable children and extend local and international merit-based scholarships to highly gifted students.

Our Devotion

Higherlife foundation is committed to investing in children’s future through education because education is essential to a child’s development.

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Our Work

Our work focuses on the three key areas of Providing Access to education, Improving Quality of education and Providing Lifelong Development.

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Our Leadership

Great leaders set out to make a difference. Our leadership is committed to changing the world through education.

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We use technology to scale up our work

We have been creating empowerment opportunities for thousands of orphaned and vulnerable children in Africa through education and material support. We support the beneficiaries of our education programmes with Guardianship and Pastoral Care and harness Technology to scale up our work.


Children Impacted

Over 100 000 students directly impacted


Learning Hubs Built

Reaching over 246 000 children in Southern Africa


Tertiary Scholars Supported

300 at U.S Universities, 15 at IVY League Universities

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Latest Updates

We are an operating and grant-making Foundation that embeds our staff in the communities we serve. We implement over 80% of our programmes on the field. Read our news section for more.


Econet Agrees to Pay $428 Million for Neotel With Investors

June 30, 2016
Econet Wireless Global affiliate Liquid Telecom agreed to pay 6.55 billion rand ($428 million) for South African Internet-service provider Neotel
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Celebrating our Milestones: Higherlife Foundation’s Response to Cholera

June 27, 2016
As Higherlife Foundation celebrates 20 years of impacting lives we look back at some of the big milestones we were
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Africa’s Female Philanthropist Are Emerging From the Sidelines

June 20, 2016
Gates, Bono, Buffett. For centuries, the face of global philanthropy has been distinctly white – and male. But that’s changing.
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