In Sub Saharan Africa, 22 million people live with HIV/AIDS, one child in five dies from malaria, one woman in sixteen dies during pregnancy or childbirth, and there are 750 thousand new cases of tuberculosis every year. Aid for Africa members are working to reduce HIV rates, protect mothers and children, provide medical supplies, and much more. 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.
Supports rural villages in Nigeria and Sierra Leone by surrounding children with care, learning, and training; free medical clinics for families; micro-loans for entrepreneurial women.
Supports and educates children in Africa with HIV/AIDS, meeting their special needs and bringing joy to them and their families. Provides prevention education to youth.
Conducts HIV testing, prevention, and AIDS support in Ethiopia. Provides health, legal, housing, and social services to African immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers in the US.
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.
Supporting health needs of children/families in Gabon, West Africa, at the Albert Schweitzer Hospital through medical fellowships and in villages through model healthcare program.
Assists African refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers, and war and torture victims, particularly women and children in Uganda and the US, helping to restore their self-sufficiency, dignity, and respect.
Cures and cares for people in Africa and around the world with leprosy and related diseases. Working to develop a vaccine to prevent leprosy.
Provides education and healthcare to poor children in rural Uganda. Runs model school, supports 600 elementary, secondary, university students, and provides healthcare to a community of 10,000.