problems we have solved
7.2% in Vallejo, CA
as of May 2021
STUDENT LOAN DEBT
Nationwide student loan
debt totals $1.7 trillion as of February 2021
DEPLETING CITY FUNDS
The pandemic caused a
$6.75 million deficit in Vallejo, CA
What says about Akoma
Graduated from Jesse Bethel High School Currently attending Alabama A&M University in Huntsville, AL Computer Science with a concentration in Cyber Security
“I would not have been able to move across the country without the help of this scholarship. I was able to use the funds to help finance my living expenses on campus”.
– AUBRI BOWMAN
Graduated from St. Patrick St. Vincent High School Attending Spelman College in Atlanta, GA English / Pre-Law Dreams of becoming an Attorney
“I want to thank Akoma for assisting me with my education and helping facilitate my transition to college and enhancing my future. The scholarship money was used to aid my tuition and obtain much needed school supplies”.
– ROSEMARIE C. LOUISSAINT
Attending Holy Names University in Oakland, CA Dreams of becoming a youth advocate in the juvenile justice system.
“I will be majoring in criminology and I have dreams to work in the juvenile justice community. I am so thankful for the financial support from Akoma, it helped me offset the cost of my college expenses. One day I want to give back to my community just as this organization has been doing”.
– AUBRI BOWMAN
Attending Sacramento City College in Sacramento, CA Dreams of becoming a Registered Nurse
“I would like to thank Akoma for the scholarship I received. It was much needed and very appreciated and will be put towards the cost of books”.
– OLIVIA JONES
Graduated from Jesse Bethel High School Attending Napa Valley College in Napa, CA Majoring in Business
“I am thankful that I can use the money to buy a device to attend school remotely. A big thank you to Akoma for providing me with this opportunity”.
– KIRSTEN WASHINGTON
Graduated from Jesse Bethel High School Attending Napa Valley College in Napa, CA Dreams of being a Registered Nurse.