DELTA PHILANTHROPIES is an impact investor that funds human capital
development in Africa.
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Delta Philanthropies is a UK-registered charity, founded by the Masiyiwa Family and governed under the UK Charity Commission.

Projects are co-created, designed and implemented through Delta Philanthropies Trust and the Higherlife Foundation, both registered charitable organisations with operations in Zimbabwe.

Strategic Pillars

Education

Providing quality education from ECD to PhD level.

Health

Strengthening public health systems and eliminating diseases.

Rural Transformation and Sustainable Livelihoods

Transforming rural communities through innovation and entrepreneurship.

Disaster Relief and Preparedness

Facilitating networks for emergency response initiatives.

IMPACT

For over 20 years, Delta Philanthropies and its implementation partners have impacted the lives of over 15 million people.

Education

+1m

Students Reached

Health

+9m

Lives Impacted

Rural
Transformation
and Sustainable
Livelihoods

+1.2m

Lives Impacted

Disaster
Relief and
Preparedness

+15m

People Served

+70%

Investment in
Women and Children

IMPACT

For over 20 years, Delta
Philanthropies and its
implementation partners have
impacted the lives of over 15
million people.

Education

+1m

 

Students Reached

Health

+9m

 

Lives Impacted

Rural
Transformation
and Sustainable
Livelihoods

+1.2m

 

Lives Impacted

Disaster
Relief and
Preparedness

+15m

 

People Covered

99%

Funded by
Econet
&
The Masiyiwa Family

+70%

Investment in
Women and Children

Featured Projects

We are implementing projects across all four critical areas for funding human capital
development in partnership with various Econet eco-system and co-funding partners.

National Handwashing and COVID-19
Education Campaign
Health Ensuring communities are well equipped with knowledge in the
fight against COVID-19.
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STAR Leadership Academy Education Raising a generation of young African leaders. MORE INFO

What We Are Reading

Delta Philanthropies is impacting the lives and livelihoods of local
communities , women and children.

Embracing the Digital Push

With COVID-19 posing new challenges, Delta through its implementation partner, Higherlife, is doing its part to address these challenges by facilitating a series of webinars including the ones below.

African and Global Philanthropists Team-up to Manufacture COVID-19 Medical Equipment in Africa

Education is the foundation upon which our work is built. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted education systems around the world and is driving a long-overdue revolution in education.

Agility in Times of Crisis

Delta Philanthropies’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been marked by innovation, agility and resilience. Through its implementation partner, Higherlife Foundation (Higherlife), Delta has been doing its part to curtail the spread of the disease and the social and economic impact on the most vulnerable communities.