Tostan, Inc.
641 S Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Fiscal Year Ending: December
Registration Number: A0169
Registration Date: 1/22/2004
DUNS Number: 805887903

Ms. Molly Melching, CEO and Founder
Mr. Alexander Davey, COO
Mr. Gannon Gillespie, Chief of Staff
TELEPHONE...(202) 818-8851
    Empowers African communities to bring about sustainable development and positive social transformation based on respect for human rights. Working primarily in remote regions, Tostan provides holistic, participatory education to adults and adolescents who have not had access to formal schooling. Over the past two decades, Tostan has demonstrated that education transforms learners and their communities and leads to meaningful and sustainable social change. Tostan's unique 30-month education program, known as the Community Empowerment Program, includes modules on human rights, hygiene and health, literacy, and project management. It also employs community-led outreach strategies that engage participants in their own neighborhoods and neighboring villages. Through this approach, Tostan has transformed the lives of thousands of people in Africa.

PVO Reported Sectors: Rule of Law and Human Rights
PVO Reported Countries: Gambia, The, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Senegal

Financial Activities For Fiscal Year 2015
USAID Support
  Sec. 123 Ocean Freight P.L. 480 Freight P.L. 480 Donated Food USAID Grants USAID Contracts
  $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
Other Support
  Other USG Grants Other USG Contracts Other Gov't & Int'l Org    
  $0 $0 $2,127,845    
Private Support
  In-Kind Contributions Private Contributions Private Revenue    
  $0 $2,286,037 $4,313,008    
Total Support and Revenue $8,726,890

  Overseas Programs Domestic Programs Admin & Management Fund Raising  
  $6,452,396 $0 $1,177,502 $332,842  
Total Expenses $7,962,740