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Maryland 20815
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Target demographics: Poor and marginalized communities throughout Sub Saharan Africa.

Geographic areas served: Sub Saharan Africa

Programs: Provide support for nonprofits working in Sub-Saharan Africa undertaking programs in healthcare, education, food security, micro-enterprise, wildlife protection, environmental conservation, and the arts. Educate U.S. citizens about Sub-Saharan Africa.

Mission:
Helps African children, families, and communities through a network of charities providing healthcare (HIV/AIDS, malaria), education, food, economic improvement, conservation, wildlife protection, and arts programs.
Results:
Aid for Africa has helped empower thousands of families in Sub Saharan Africa to build better lives through our support of more than 80 US-based nonprofits in our network. Activities included building schools, providing scholarships to students, providing women with capital to start small businesses, training mentor mothers to help stop the spread of HIV to the unborn, conserving rare wildlife, protecting rainforests in Tanzania, providing support to families in Northern Uganda, disseminating new agricultural technologies, and more. The Aid for Africa Girls Education Fund increases the number of girls in primary and secondary schools as well as college. Aid for Africa also partners with the Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University through its Aid for Africa Endowment for Food and Sustainable Agriculture, which supports graduate students undertaking research in Africa. Through its blog and other social media outlets, Aid for Africa reaches thousands of followers with information about the complex issues facing Sub Saharan Africa how the challenges they present are being met.

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02/27/14
I had the sincere pleasure of working with Aid For Africa and learning the details of how they support a wide range of great organizations around the continent. AFA's mission is distinct and a significant part of what makes them so valuable for the types of work their member organizations perform. ... more »
11/04/13
The dedication of the team at Aid for Africa is inspiring. I am the Executive Director of a member organization of Aid for Africa and have been working with them for five years. In every communication, meeting, or conference with them, their professionalism and passion for making a real difference ... more »
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10/27/13
I attended an extraordinary gallery event hosted by Aid for Africa in partnership with the Firelight Foundation. Cradles of all shapes and sizes that had been created by international artists were exhibited to bring focus to the plight of AIDS orphans worldwide, but most especially in Africa. ... more »
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