Mobilizing the people of Africa has been critical to its history and development. Aid for Africa members work with their partners to support and empower democratic change, justice, and human rights throughout the region. They also work in the United States work to mobilize its citizens to help end genocide and war. Click on the highlighted letters in the alphabet below to view members working on these issues.
Empowers poor African children, women and families to escape poverty through community-based self-help programs that improve health, expand education, create businesses, and protect wildlife.
Rebuilding lives of child war victims in northern Uganda through scholarships, employment, school programs. Working to end current violence against children/families in Central Africa.
Builds primary schools in rural Angola. After decades of war, it is estimated that between 513,000 and several million children are still not in school.
Provides food, clothing, shelter, education, comfort to African children orphaned/affected by HIV/AIDS through grassroots organizations helping communities and families care for these vulnerable children.
Started by Nobel Laureate Wangari Maathai, provides income to millions of Kenyan women/families through tree-planting. Mobilizes for women’s rights, good governance, civic empowerment, and the environment.
Largest organization in the world devoted to promoting information exchange about Africa. Publishes research, supports African studies, and provides information to the general public.