Partner Organizations



Where we work together: Colombia
Home base: Bogota, Colombia
Year founded: 1987
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of Amani Clubs: 20
Partner Highlight: The groundbreaking Escuela Nueva educational model has been applied in more than 16 countries. Escuela Nueva’s founder, Vicky Colbert, received the Yidan Prize for Education Development in 2017.



Where we work together: South Africa
Home base: Durban, South Africa
Year founded: 1993
Year we partnered up: 2018
Number of Amani Clubs: 40
Partner Highlight: MIET Africa is a non-profit with a strong presence in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) Region. Focusing on improving the lives of children through quality teaching and learning, MIET Africa prides itself on their innovative approaches to addressing the challenges children and youth in the SADC Region are facing.



Where we work together: Tanzania
Home base: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Year founded: 2015
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of Amani Clubs: 65
Partner Highlight: Established to advocate for Tanzanian girls’ right to education, Msichana Initiative’s Executive Director Rebeca Gyumi was a 2016 UNICEF Global Goals Award winner. That year, Gyumi successfully challenged Tanzanian government, resulting in a change of the legal marriage age in the country’s constitution from 14 to 18 years old.



Where we work together: Globally
Home base: Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
Year founded: 2008
Year we partnered up: 2017
Partner Highlight:  PPT Media House was founded by Alex Kayetta, Isack Nysailu, Nestory Kitushu, Charles Nyembe. The group founded the business after completing a digital arts program led by Amani Project’s Erik Gregory and Andrew Lewis. PPT Media House provides a full suite of media services to organizations like UNICEF, Pearson Foundation, Tanzanian Ministry of Tourism and more.



Where we work together: India
Home base: Delhi, India
Year founded: 2002
Year we partnered up: 2018
Number of Amani Clubs: 10
Partner Highlight:  Smile Foundation directly benefits more than 750,000 children and their families every year. They do this by operating more than 350 welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood, and women empowerment in over 1000 villages across 25 states nationwide.



Where we work together: Puerto Rico
Home base: Loíza, Puerto Rico
Year founded: 1994
Year we partnered up: 2018
Number of Amani Clubs: 6
Partner Highlight:  Taller Salud is a feminist grassroots organization enhancing women’s access to health care, reducing violence in community settings, and fostering economic development through education and activism. Taller Salud has provided direct assistance to more than 20,000 residents after Hurricane Maria and contributed to a 90% reduction of homicides in their home community of Loíza.



Where we work together: Argentina, Australia, Botswana, Canada, Colombia, India, Kenya, Macedonia, Mexico, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Home base: London, UK
Year founded: 2015
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of locations: over 2000 Early Childhood Centers around the world.
Partner Highlight:  Founded by filmmaker and human rights activist Leslee Udwin, Think Equal is the first global education initiative endorsed by the UN Human Rights Office to introduce social and emotional intelligence learning to children between the ages of 3-7 years. Its patrons and ambassadors include Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Susan Sarandon, Lord Verjee, and Sir Ken Robinson.

Curriculum Partner


Where we work together: Curriculum Development
Home base: New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Year founded: 1987
Year we partnered up: 2017
Number of Amani Clubs using this curriculum:
Partner Highlight:  The Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence uses the power of emotions to create a more effective and compassionate society. The Center conducts research and teaches people of all ages how to develop their emotional intelligence.