Agbara is a word from the yorubá language, meaning potency, and it’s the very first  Fund to support black women in Brazil – The most affected group by the economic crisis created by the pandemic.
Founded in September 202, It’s a social impact  NGO whose mission is to fight for human dignity, racial and gender equality by fostering access to economic rights to all black women in Brazil.

Promoting social and emotional emancipation, income generation and productive inclusion for community development.

Money donations facilitated
Technical Education Programs
Women impacted by the Agbara Fund
Impacted States

Angela Y. Davis


Our mission is to fight for human dignity, racial and gender equality, by promoting access to economic rights for black women across Brazil.


Our vision is to establish the Agbara Fund as an important and innovative philanthropic entity to support black women in Brazilian territory.


Our values are anti-racism, transparency, solidarity, passion, diversity and citizen conscience.

56% of brazilian population is black.

47% of brazilian entrepreneurs are black women.

67% of unemployed people are black.

44% of black women earn lower wages than of white men.

Social funds emerge as a response to the lack of public policies directed to strengthen the community and autonomy of black women.

The Agbara Fund acts as an racial equality fund and acts in two fronts:
Agbara Fund’s programs are aimed to promote the recovery of black women initiatives that were impacted by the COVID19 pandemic,through the creation of individual and collective income generation initiatives which are led by black women over 18.

The 2-month program includes two individual mentorship sessions for each participant, around 3 distinct abilities: Economic, intellectual and emotional autonomy.

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We believe that even with 300 years of negligence and marginalization, the qualification and insertion of black people in the workforce will only take place if we implement strategies that engage all stakeholders in valuing diversity through recurrent investing in employees, clients, suppliers, strategic partners and society as a whole.
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Why donate to
an anti-racist cause?

To be a donor is to make a real and effective commitment to the anti-racist fight!

If you believe in racial and gender equality and wish to collaborate with society transformation, donating is how you contribute with this transformation

Agbara Fund’s results - Sep/2020 to Aug/2021

Women helped with up to R$ 5000 in donations
Mentorship sessions offered
Technical courses offered


In the news

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Agbara Fund launches projects to potentialize 20 women-led initiatives in the food industry

Por Halitane Rocha , Mundo Negro
September, 14 2022

Black Philanthropy: The path of solidarity in the search for equality

Blog da GIFE
August 2022

What actions can Brazil's National Public Safety Institute implement to support even further peripheral organizations?

Quota law turns 10: Beneficiaries explain the importance of quota laws in their lives

August 2022

Impact businesses in a good phase, but entrepreneur profile is not very diverse


Agbara turns one betting on female entrepreneurship

Band Mulher

Mais Caminhos: Edilaine Garcia meets Agbara project

Black female entrepreneurs have a harder time getting loans than their white counterparts


“Avança, Preta!” Agbara Fund launches announcement to support black women-led initiatives

Mundo Negro

Women create philanthropic fund to help black female entrepreneurs

Completed programs

Agbara Fund is aligned with the following UN’s sustainable development goals