Our members are involved in a wide range of activities that touch the lives Africans throughout the continent. Most member organizations work at the grassroots level, empowering people to build a better future for their children, families, and communities.
Whether a member provides critical medical care and supplies, preserves family livelihoods through sustainable farming innovations, or promotes the education of a new generation of entrepreneurial leaders, each offers desperately needed hope and help. To search for a charity by region or area of interest, please visit Where We Work.
Our member organizations meet specific tests of programmatic impact, fiscal accountability, and governance standards. We are pleased to provide this collection of trustworthy, effective charities working on the ground in Africa. View our full list of members by name only, or, to find a specific member, click on the first letter of its name below.
Provides university scholarships to Rwandan orphans and socially vulnerable young people who will become Rwanda’s future leaders by promoting economic development and social reconciliation.
Provides village-based health/education projects in Ghana, West Africa, so children can attend school, lead healthy lives. Our public preschools, playgrounds, health centers benefit whole villages.
Saves endangered mountain and eastern lowland gorillas in the wild in east-central Africa with direct hands-on veterinary care. Cares for orphan gorillas. Trains veterinary students.
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.