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.
Brings clean, safe water to rural African communities. Builds wells and conducts hygiene, sanitation and maintenance training leading to long-term sustainability of the water projects. Supported by U.S. individuals, communities, congregations and schools.
Supports on-the-ground programs to save endangered elephants, cheetah, lions, painted dogs and other African wildlife and their habitats. We work to engage local people as effective wildlife stewards so that people and animals can coexist and thrive.
Empowering women across East Africa to improve their lives with business training, support groups and small business loans through village loan programs. Administered by local women, we have helped over 12,000 women and issued $4.5 million in loans.
Works to holistically alleviate poverty, suffering and injustice in Africa and around the world through clean water, education, agribusiness, anti-trafficking, health and emergency relief initiatives.
Restores and protects the health and dignity of the world's most vulnerable women and girls by healing and preventing devastating childbirth injuries through surgery, education & vocational skills, capacity building doctor training and community advocacy.