The Diamond Empowerment Fund is an international non-profit organization supporting education initiatives in diamond producing countries and communities where the industry does business.
D.E.F. funds programs that have proven success in providing youth from diamond producing countries with higher education opportunities, including leadership development and entrepreneurial skills building.
D.E.F.’s beneficiary organizations are CIDA City Campus, the African Leadership Academy, and the Botswana Top Achievers program in Africa; and Veerayatan in India.
D.E.F.’s Diamonds Do Good Initiative was developed to inspire consumers with the great stories of and behind diamonds. The DDG Initiative highlights the good works and impacts of the diamond and jewelry industries in diamond communities and in other areas where the industry does business globally. Learn more here.