With few exceptions, wildlife populations have been declining in Sub Saharan Africa due to poaching and habitat destruction. Future prospects are grim. Aid for Africa members are working to protect species such as elephants, mountain gorillas, and rhinos, as well as critical habitats that include rainforests, which are home to endangered species of frogs and small mammals. Click on the highlighted letters in the alphabet below to view members working on these issues.
Works with partners in Africa to protect and rehabilitate wildlife areas, supports education to reverse trends in habitat destruction, and funds the Adopt-An-Animal program in Zambia.
Conserves and restores African rainforests by empowering local men, women, and children through training, community development, research and education to preserve their natural heritage.
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.