Food production in Sub Saharan Africa, which is predominantly practiced by women, is threatened by poor growing conditions, a lack of technology, and limited opportunities for farmers to sell their surplus. Aid for Africa’s member organizations work to improve yields, introduce trees on farms, and identify other successful strategies to raise incomes and improve household nutrition. Click on the highlighted letters in the alphabet below to view members working on these issues.
Takes an innovative and integrated approach to lifting families out of poverty in rural Ethiopia through community initiatives in clean water, education, healthcare, microfinance loans.
Empowers African communities to achieve social and economic justice through grassroots programs in education and agriculture assisted by skilled self-reliant international volunteers.
Supports community-based programs and women’s networks to help them better deliver life-affirming care for orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
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.