Welcome to the Brighter Brains Institute (BBI)

We're a USA 501c3 non-profit that promotes secular and science education, sustainability and women's equality in Uganda, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, Congo, Tanzania, Cameroon, Morocco, Haiti, The Philippines, Peru, and the USA. We partner with humanist/atheist/freethinker/secular groups & 300 generous individuals. Want to join us? 

Donations are Tax Deductible via upper right corner. Email: brighterbrainsinstitute@gmail.com / Phone: 415-309-3505

Examples of what we do:

  We deliver technology - we gave these solar cell phone chargers to Kanyenze Humanist Primary Schools, in Uganda

We deliver technology - we gave these solar cell phone chargers to Kanyenze Humanist Primary Schools, in Uganda

We feed 30 orphans at Humanist Orphan Centre (Kenya) where we are partnered with the Center for Inquiry

  We constructed a toilet for refugees from Boko Haram, in the Al-Amin Dagash IDP camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria

We constructed a toilet for refugees from Boko Haram, in the Al-Amin Dagash IDP camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria

  We de-wormed 225 Mangyan tribal children, on Mindoro Island, in The Philippines

We de-wormed 225 Mangyan tribal children, on Mindoro Island, in The Philippines

  We promote secular humanism : these children go to Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage Humanist School in Uganda

We promote secular humanism : these children go to Nyakiyumbu Widows Orphanage Humanist School in Uganda

  we support a women collective that does tailoring projects, in Kasese, Uganda

we support a women collective that does tailoring projects, in Kasese, Uganda

  we provide funds to a women’s collective that runs a catering business, in the mountain village of Buhanga

we provide funds to a women’s collective that runs a catering business, in the mountain village of Buhanga

  Brighter Brains Peanut Farm supports an orphanage, near the volatile Congo border

Brighter Brains Peanut Farm supports an orphanage, near the volatile Congo border

  We build clinics with other non-religious groups - to combat malaria, HIV/Aids, peptic ulcers, dysentery, and other diseases.

We build clinics with other non-religious groups - to combat malaria, HIV/Aids, peptic ulcers, dysentery, and other diseases.

  We provide AFRIPads - reusable, washable sanitary pads - that enable African girls to stay in school

We provide AFRIPads - reusable, washable sanitary pads - that enable African girls to stay in school

  We provide lunch food, and colorful sandals, to children in the Ruwenzori mountains of central Africa

We provide lunch food, and colorful sandals, to children in the Ruwenzori mountains of central Africa

  We have built - brick by brick - two humanist elementary schools, two humanist secondary schools, and two humanist orphanages

We have built - brick by brick - two humanist elementary schools, two humanist secondary schools, and two humanist orphanages

  We provide funds for sustainability projects, like this Noodle Factory run by widows in a refugee camp in Nigeria

We provide funds for sustainability projects, like this Noodle Factory run by widows in a refugee camp in Nigeria

  We delivered funds to this LGBT group in Kampala, Uganda

We delivered funds to this LGBT group in Kampala, Uganda

  We plant trees in de-forested areas

We plant trees in de-forested areas

  We give dresses to orphans, sewn by local tailors

We give dresses to orphans, sewn by local tailors

  We helped this orphan school in the Congo (DRC)

We helped this orphan school in the Congo (DRC)

  Our clinics are well-stocked with supplies, and we pay the medics properly

Our clinics are well-stocked with supplies, and we pay the medics properly

  We purchased tools for this Orphan Carpenters Workshop in Kyarumba, Uganda

We purchased tools for this Orphan Carpenters Workshop in Kyarumba, Uganda

  We provided water barrels to 90 refugee families, fleeing from Boko Haram, in Nigeria

We provided water barrels to 90 refugee families, fleeing from Boko Haram, in Nigeria

  Here’s a kitchen we constructed for Bright Future Orphanage - only $300 !

Here’s a kitchen we constructed for Bright Future Orphanage - only $300 !

  Alcor Foundation in Arizona was our partner in building this clinic

Alcor Foundation in Arizona was our partner in building this clinic

  There are 3 million refugees from Boko Haram, many live in squalid camps - we feed as many as we can

There are 3 million refugees from Boko Haram, many live in squalid camps - we feed as many as we can

  We sponsored this mushroom project - funds support the Katumba Humanist Primary School in Uganda

We sponsored this mushroom project - funds support the Katumba Humanist Primary School in Uganda

  We provide college scholarships to orphan humanist students - this is Fatumah Namnada, she studies science at Mbarara University of Science and Technology

We provide college scholarships to orphan humanist students - this is Fatumah Namnada, she studies science at Mbarara University of Science and Technology

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