2016 Akili Dada Gap Year Internship Program for high school graduates, Kenya.

Application Deadline: November 27th 2015

Akili Dada is an international award-winning leadership incubator nurturing a generation of young African women from underprivileged backgrounds whose commitment to the underserved will transform their communities.


  • Akili Dada Gap Year recruits high school graduates to take part in a 9 month program that targets girls aged 17-20.
  • The program is an opportunity for these girls to learn essential skills that would prepare them for the transition to university and beyond.
  • Through intensive skills development training, internship placement and community service engagement, the Gap Year provides a space for these girls to build their capacity as young women leaders.
  • First priority will be given to girls from the following Akili Dada partner schools: The Kenya High School, Precious Blood Girls High School Riruta, Mary Hill Girls High School and Loreto Limuru Girls High School.

Program cost per student is 7,000 Kenya Shillings per month.

If you identify yourself as a self-determined student interested in making most of your gap year , complete and submit the application below on or before Friday, 27th November 2015. Please note that only successful candidates will be contacted.

Application Process:

Complete applications must be sent via e-mail to [email protected] by Friday, November 27th 2015.

Apply Now for the Akili Dada Gap Year Internship Program

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Akili Dada Gap Year Internship Program


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