Steering Committee

WeCan is governed by a steering committee which sets direction and provides strategic guidance to the project, to achieve its mandate.  

The steering committee consists of the following organizations:


Azim Premji Philanthropic Initiatives is a young philanthropic organisation, passionate about making a tangible difference in the lives of people who are deeply disadvantaged, impoverished, underserved and marginalised. They enable positive social change in partnership with our grantees, who are the real changemakers.


Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people’s health and wellbeing, helping individuals lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. 


Children’s Investment Fund Foundation is world’s largest independent philanthropic organisation, working to transform the lives of children and adolescents in developing countries.


United States Agency for International Development leads international development and humanitarian efforts to save lives, reduce poverty, strengthen democratic governance and help people progress beyond assistance.