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 joined the trustees in 2016. She is Campaigns Manager at The Publishers Association, focusing on industry-wide campaigns, including Reading for Pleasure, diversity, and workforce development, and also works with publisher relationships. Before The PA, she was Rights and Contracts Executive at Mainstream Publishing and worked there until September 2013, when she joined The PA […]

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 […]