Promoting Philanthropy in East Africa

Women Philanthropy in East Africa

Patterns, Practise and Opportunities.

East African women‟s attitudes towards philanthropy have generally been positive. Charitable sharing of time, food, shelter, giving of relief to an immediate need is deeply rooted in a long-standing tradition of family and tribal roots dating back to the pre-colonial African society, in which the needs of any individual community member were viewed as the needs of the whole community.