10 years of Akili working in Kenya

The Akili Trust began as a charity in January 2006 with the aim of promoting literacy in the Kilifi province in Kenya.

To celebrate and commemorate this momentous year, we are asking all of our subscribers and friends to mark our 10th birthday by donating £10 to Akili.

Seonaid MacLeod

Seonaid MacLeod works in Intellectual Property and Rights at Pearson Education, working mainly on English Readers, books to read for pleasure for English as a Second Language (ESL) students. Her previous experience is in trade publishing, and later at the Publishers Association, where she worked on campaigns to improve representation in the industry, support reading […]

Jess Rolfe Dix

Jess joined as a trustee after an inspirational visit to Kenya to work with the charity in 2015. She graduated from the University of Warwick with a degree in Comparative American Studies. As part of her degree she spent a year studying History and Literature at UCLA in the USA. Jess is a Teach First […]