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Aid for Africa is a unique alliance of more than 80 U.S.-based nonprofit organizations and their African partners working to empower children, families, and communities throughout Sub-Saharan Africa. Our grassroots programs focus on health, education, economic development, arts & culture, environmental conservation, and wildlife protection.

Aid for Africa and its member organizations are dedicated to solving the complex, inter-related challenges facing Africa. Our members realize that, as effective as they each are on their own, they can be even more powerful when they approach Africa’s issues as a group.

Together with their partners on the ground in Africa, we touch almost every aspect of the African community. Whether our member organizations are collecting and distributing books to school children, introducing medical strategies to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS, or identifying and supporting women’s micro-enterprise projects, they all have one thing in common—a passionate desire to help the people of Africa solve critical problems and build a better future for their children and communities.

Organizations wishing to become part of the Aid for Africa partnership must meet stringent tests of fiscal accountability, governance and programmatic impact. For more information on our eligibility requirements, please visit our Member Services/Eligibility page.

If you would like to support the work of Aid for Africa, please make an online donation or visit our Other Ways to Give page.

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