Ways To Give

Donate Online

You can donate securely online using your credit card via Vanco or through PayPal.  

Helping where it’s needed most — Unrestricted gifts, of any amount, help us get educational resources to where they are needed most. These gifts help us meet emerging needs and the needs of lesser-known programs.

Donate securely online to OBA (Preferred)

  • One-time and recurring gifts

  • Designated gifts

  • Pay via e-check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express  

Donate via PayPal

  • One-time and recurring gifts

Donate By Mail

To donate by check, please mail your check (made payable to OBA) to: 

Operation Bootstrap Africa
5701 Kentucky Ave N
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55428

Make A Stock Donation

Stock donations may be made by contacting the OBA office at 612-871-4980. 


People from throughout the U.S. provide critical advocacy for Operation Bootstrap Africa (OBA).  Faith communities, civic groups, and others help this grassroots effort by spreading the word about OBA’s work and by organizing charity walks and other fundraisers.  Contact us at 612-871-4980 to learn how you, your family, and friends can help.

Become A Sponsor

Individual sponsors donate over 70% of the funds Bootstrap provides to operate the MaaSAE Girls Lutheran Secondary School (MGLSS). As a Bootstrap sponsor, you help provide a young Maasai woman with the physical, emotional, and educational support she needs to be safe, healthy, and successful. Learn more.

OBA holds the top rating from Charity Navigator

Operation Bootstrap Africa has received the top 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s premier charity evaluator. Only a quarter of the charities evaluated by Charity Navigator receive this rating. 

The 4-star rating indicates that OBA has received a favorable review for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency.

OBA reserves the right to utilize up to 10% of revenue to fund undesignated opportunities.