The Alliance Française is a language and cultural relations organization. It was created in 1883 in Paris by renowned humanists, including Louis Pasteur and Jules Verne, with the principal objective of promoting and teaching the French language around the world.
Since then, it has developed into a global network of the Alliance Française institutions operating in 135 countries around the world.
The Alliance Française de Mombasa was founded in 1975. It is a local non-profit educational and cultural organization. With the support of the Embassy of France in Kenya and the Alliance française de Nairobi, AF Mombasa fulfills its mission of teaching French language, promoting cultural diversity and developing French-Kenyan partnerships.
The Alliance Française is the only accredited institution in Kenya for international French language certification. It is also the only officially recognized institution in Kenya for certified translations.