The Africa office represents The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Foundation in the region. The Africa team work with leaders and Award Operators to develop the Award in their country, enabling even more young people to embark on an enjoyable and exciting Award journey.

National Award Operators

There are currently 21 National Award Operators in Africa.

Independent Award Centres

There are a further 20 Independent Award Centres in the Africa region.

Award Operators meet regularly within their region to share experience and best practice. Meetings and events are organised to promote and support regional Award activity.

Find the Award near you.

Contact the Africa regional office

Each region has a team who can assist with your Award enquiries.

Edwin Kimani

Edwin Kimani,

Africa Regional Director

Martin Matabishi

Martin Matabishi,

Africa Regional Manager

Emmanuell Aboa

Emmanuella Aboa,

Africa Regional Development Officer

Joanne WaweruJoanne Waweru,

Africa Regional Assistant


Joanne Waweru, Africa Regional Assistant

31 Elgon Road, Upper Hill, P.O. Box 62185-00200, Nairobi, Kenya

Tel: +254 20 240 5600 / 5601