Develop Africa Inc

Rating: 4.57 stars   28 reviews

Address:

1906 Knob Creek Road Suite 3 Johnson City TN 37604 USA

Mission:

The mission of Develop Africa is to facilitate and establish meaningful and sustainable development in Africa through capacity building and transformational education.

Results:

Provided scholarships and sponsorships to hundreds of children and youths, distributed thousands of mosquito nets, provided business training and microfinance loans to multiple small businesses. We are providing on-going computer training and tailoring classes. During the Ebola crisis we provided Personal Protective Equipment for Health Workers / Medical Equipment and Supplies, radio Education Support: We supported this by providing radios and batteries to families, emergency Food / Relief Aid / Provision of Health Kits and Community Sensitization - Dissemination of Ebola Health Information. In 2015 opened the Dream Home orphanage where Develop Africa takes care of 22 Ebola orphans year round. Also in 2015, opened Creating Pathways, which is for young pregnant ladies and young mothers to complete their education and receive computer training.

Target demographics:

children, Ebola orphans, young pregnant ladies/young moms, youths and adults

Direct beneficiaries per year:

22 Ebola Orphans, over 100 young pregnant women/mothers, provided multiple scholarships, shipped over 25 drums filled with donated school supplies and books and distributed them to over 30 schools, provided multiple microfinance loans, child sponsorships, provided computer training, tailoring training, provided solar lights to aid in studying and distributed hundreds of mosquito nets.

Geographic areas served:

Africa

Programs:

While Develop Africa employs a variety of strategies to achieve its mission, the goal in all our endeavors is the same: to empower people through transformational education, resource development and strategic investment. Our programs include: children sponsorships, job skills training, microfinance / micro-lending and small business training, scholarships, books, school and teaching supplies, providing solar lights for studying, basic computer training and computer labs, mosquito nets, start up tool kits (such as sewing machines), school uniforms etc.

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423-282-0006
http://www.developafrica.org

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Reviews for Develop Africa Inc

Rating: 5 stars  

I have served in the Board of Develop Africa Inc. Develop Africa Inc. has a clear and compelling vision. I was struck by the outstanding work ethic and great organizational skills of its staff and volunteers. During field trips in Africa I noticed the impact the organization has on schools, small business owners and youth providing training and scholarship for education.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

In Sierra Leone where I have seen the effect of books, schools supplies and scholarship in supporting schools and the education of underprivileged children. In Sierra Leone providing basic computer training for youths.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every week

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-9-01

 
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