Pro-poor Foundation (APTF) relies on the generous contributions
of individuals, foundations and corporations alike.
We believe that philanthropy is a shared responsibility
and an opportunity to make a difference in the world.
We believe that all of us should have a chance to give
and to receive. We see each supporter and collaborating
organisation of the African Pro-poor Tourism Foundation
as an equal partners in our global network.
Therefore, unlike most nonprofit groups, we do not categorize
our supporters by the amount they have donated. We hope
each and every donor is reaching to the limit of her
or his capacity.
The goal of the centre is to exploit the potentials
of tourism to address the various social problems facing
marginalised communities such as youth unemployment,
poverty and gender inequality. We at APTDC are guided
by this slogan "Give the local community a fish
and you feed the for today, teach the to fish and you
feed them for ever". Some of our supporters are
APTF is collaborating with its Kenya chapter, (African
Pro-poor Tourism Development Centre) in the development
and implementation of its programs at the grassroot
levels. Apart from the execution of the programs the
Kenyan Chapter is involved in lobbying and advocating
for pro-poor tourism policies and women empowerment