D.E.F.’s Beneficiary Organizations are CIDA City Campus, the African Leadership Academy, and the Botswana Top Achievers program in Africa; and our new beneficiary in India, Veerayatan.
In keeping with D.E.F.’s mission of supporting education initiatives that develop and empowering youth in diamond producing countries, D.E.F. looks to fund projects that have proven success in providing youth with high-quality education, including skill building and vocational training initiatives.
To further the goal of having a significant and measurable impact in its granting efforts, D.E.F. has two named beneficiaries in South Africa: CIDA City Campus (CIDA) and the African Leadership Academy (ALA). Additionally, in Botswana, D.E.F. supports the Top Achievers Program in partnership with the Botswana Government. Our newest beneficiary, and our first in India, is Veerayatan.