SEED ACADEMY Developing the next generation of African leaders
WITH OVER 200M PEOPLE BETWEEN 15-24 AFRICA IS THE FUTURE OF THE WORLD In fact, in the communities SEED works — Senegal & The Gambia — 60% of the country is under 24. Yet too many of these young people are either not enrolled in school, or likely to drop out — 90% of youth in Sub-Saharan Africa who enroll in primary school will not reach university. Our challenge is to educate this generation so they can lead their countries. The SEED Academy is designed to gives students the confidence they need to dream, and the tools to succeed in life.
SEED ACADEMY SEED Academy is the first elite boarding school for high potential basketball student-athletes in Africa. Located in Thies, Senegal, up to 40 boys and girls, grades 6-12, receive full-scholarships to live, train, and pursue their goal of attending university. We provide an innovate combination of elite level athletic training, academic enrichment classes and leadership development programming to create an environment for our students to explore their full potential.
IN THE CLASSROOM
SEED STUDENT GRADUATION RATES SEED STUDENTS
SEED graduated have matriculated to university in Senegal, the U.S. or Europe
United States H.S.
Amount of education scholarship funding our students have received from high schools and universities around the world
ON THE COURT
Percentage of SEED graduates t h a t e i t h e r p l aye d c o l l e g e b a s ke t b a l l o r p r o f e s s i o n a l basketball
Number of graduates have played college basketball in the U.S. Division 1 (38), Division 2 (11), Division 3 (1), NAIA (4), NJCAA (5)
Number of SEED graduates to play in the NBA or NBADL
Number of SEED graduates to play professional basketball in 16 countries around the world
JOIN OUR TEAM We are committed to ensuring that all of our participants receive full or partial scholarships to participate in our programs, and we rely on the generous support of donors, foundations and corporate partners to make this happen. We hope you consider joining our team through a tax deductible donation.
CHAMPIONS CLUB $25K+ DONATION The Champions Club is our most elite level of supporters, and was created to transform SEED from a grassroots organization to a world-class NGO by providing the financial security to sustain our current programs, and the flexibility to plan for the future. Each member pledges at least $25,000 over three years to provide general program support. Members receive board-level communication. Opportunity to become a founding member of the SEED Campus and acquire naming rights to physical property campus.
SPONSOR A STUDENT
$500 - $10K DONATION Give the gift of opportunity and provide a full-scholarship for a student to participate in SEED programming.
Join the SEED team and enroll in our monthly
SEED Rise: $500 SEED Girls: $2,500 SEED Boys: $10,000
+ $25/month: Provides academic materials for
Donors will receive: + Scholarship created in your honor + Quarterly Program Reports + Opportunity to meet student (electronic on in Senegal) + Photo & video content throughout program year + Recognition on all SEED reports and website
SEED students after-school tutoring + $50/month: Sponsors a monthly SEED Rise coach in Senegal+ $75/month: Sponsors a monthly tutor in Senegal + $100/month: Provides a monthly scholarship for a SEED graduate in university in the U.S.
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For more information please contact: NOAH LEVINE Executive Director, SEED Project email@example.com +001.203.571.7524
MOHAMED NIANG Executive Director, SEED Senegal firstname.lastname@example.org +221.77.707.1564