Support free access to law in Africa; Donate to AfricanLII

Free Access to Law across Africa needs your support!

AfricanLII accepts donations via the University of Cape Town. 

The AfricanLII was set up and operates with generous donations from the following institutions:

  • Open Society Institute - set up and running costs since 2010
  • The Africa Technology & Transparency Initiative (a joint fund of HIVOS and the Omidiyar Network) - core costs and support for one LII
  • Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa - set up and running costs for 2010/2011
  • United Nations Development Programme - engagement and capacity building for free access to law from regional law and policy producing bodies in Africa
  • USAID through Freedom House - for the collation of index of African legal information to be published on the AfricanLII website and for the setting up of a legal information institute in Lesotho
  • The Indigo Trust - for the development of a legislation collection with mobile distribution options on SeyLII; and for the Indigo Legislation Platform; core funding for AfricanLII 2017 - 2019
  • DLA Piper - for the development of AfricanLII
  • The African Commercial Law Foundation - for the development of the case law index
  • The Ford Foundation - for our advocacy and policy work in 2015 - 2016
  • The Sigrid Rausing Trust - core support for AfricanLII in 2018

AfricanLII is committed to diversifying its funding pool to allow different institutions and individuals to contribute to the cause of free access to law in Africa.