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Aid For Africa, Inc

Rating: 4.92 stars   50 reviews 2,338

Address:

6909 Ridgewood Ave Chevy Chase MD 20815 USA

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.

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.

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Rating: 4 stars  

Africa really needs help due to the fact that Islam has ravaged the continent for over 1,300 years.

 
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Rating: 4 stars  

Aid for Africa saves lives because the continent has been ravaged for centuries by Europeans and Americans stripping Africa of its resources. Also, Africans need help because Islam has left most of the continent in a horrid state. Support Aid for Africa because they support me in my social media endeavors. http://www.twitter.com/ahol888

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

I've been working with Aid for Africa for over two years as a board member and I am very much satisfied with its professionalism, its commitment to its mission, its strong sense of responsibility toward its constituents, and its drive to move the organization forward. I am proud to be a part of this wonderful organization

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Aid for Africa is particularly effective in its commitment to support education and
other key issues that make a critical difference in communities throughout Sub Saharan Africa. AFA is also useful in providing regular updates for other member organizations committed to the same goals.


 
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Rating: 5 stars  

Aid For Africa is one of the few organizations supporting partnerships among organizations working in Sub Saharan Africa. As such it is an extremely valuable resource among members and the communities they serve. I am particularly impressed by their commitment to education for African girls and their mission to help these young people achieve their goals and full potential.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

1 person found this review helpful

Aid for Africa, Inc is a great source of information and connectivity with organizations working on the ground across the African continent. As western-based mediators of complex natural resources challenges, my colleagues and I are continually looking for trusted partners who can help engage locally based stakeholders, and manage disputes and dialogue processes in the areas of impact. Aid for Africa's member organizations are key to helping us identify and engage with those organizations. Thank you AfA!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I absolutely love Aid For Africa and the work that they do! I love to donate to them because I know that my donation is going to empower individuals, support education, and effectively bring resources to those that need them.

 
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1 person found this review helpful

I've been working with Aid for Africa for over a year, and they have repeatedly proven their commitment to their mission, a strong sense of responsibility toward their constituents, and an intense drive to move the organization forward. Other nonprofits could learn a lot from Aid for Africa!

 
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1 person found this review helpful

Having worked with Barbara Rose and Aid For Africa for years, I continue to be inspired by their dedication! Many groups have the talk, Aid For Africa has the walk.

 
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Rating: 5 stars  

The mission of Aid For Africa is inspiring. As the mother of a young woman I am particularly grateful for the work Aid For Africa is accomplishing with it's Girls Fund. The need is great and the results are truly global in scope. The organization is extremely well run by it's Executive Director, Barbara Alison Rose. With increasing strain on everyone's finances it's necessary to be prudent with donations. Aid For Africa is truly a sound investment.

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3 people found this review helpful

Aid For Africa is an excellent organization doing great work. I am a current Master's student studying nutrition and global health at Tufts University and, thanks to generous support from Aid For Africa's scholarship program, I recently had the opportunity to work on a community-based nutrition project in Rwanda and a sexual and reproductive health research project in Kenya. I have truly enjoyed working with the wonderful and passionate people who comprise Aid For Africa, and am eager to support their organization going forward.

 
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3 people found this review helpful

Aid for Africa is a great organization that brings awareness to over 80 member NGOs that work on education, healthcare, conservation and economic empowerment in Sub-Saharan Africa. I am proud to be apart of their work to enlighten the public on the wonder that is Africa and the wonderful people and organizations dedicated to making it better.

 
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