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Why Give?

What's your motivation?

It is important for philanthropists to make deliberate, long-term commitments to causes and issues. This provides an opportunity to learn more about the issues you care about, and over time refine your giving to achieve maximum impact.

Why Give: Legacy

You think a lot about what you or your family will be remembered for doing. You want your family name to be synonymous with a specific solution and the impact you would have made through your giving.

Nyokabi Kenyatta, Director, The Kenyatta Trust

Why Give: Religion

You think a lot about what you or your family will be remembered for doing. You want youYou believe your faith and religious-based institutions hold the key to transforming lives and focus your giving on faith-promoting activities and programmes.r family name to be synonymous with a specific solution and the impact you would have made through your giving.

Folorunsho Alakija, Founder, Rose of Sharon Foundation

Why Give: Experience

You have overcome certain challenges through the generosity of others or had a negative experience you want to prevent others from having. You see philanthropy as an opportunity to correct these situations.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ex Professional NBA Player

Amadou Gallo Fall, NBA Vice President, MD for Africa NBA

Why Give: Impact

You typically focus on a specific problem beyond your immediate environment. Your giving is tied to solving that problem and making a difference with your philanthropy.

Ensuring Impactful Philanthropy – Tonye Cole

Philanthropists Uplifting Societies – C.D Glin

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