D.E.F.’s Beneficiary Organizations are CIDA City Campus, African Leadership Academy, the Botswana Top Achievers program, and Veerayatan.
In keeping with D.E.F.’s mission of supporting education initiatives that develop and empowering youth in diamond producing countries, the organization looks to fund programs that have proven success in providing youth with high-quality education, including leadership development and entrepreneurial skills building.
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. D.E.F. also proudly supports Veerayatan, our first beneficiary in India.