A donation of $10 can:
- Provide 10 children with an effective treatment for malaria
- Protect 500 old growth trees for one year
- Send $200 worth of medical supplies to an African country
A donation of $20 can:
A donation of $100 can:
- Provide school and personal supplies for 2 students for one school year
- Buy goats for two families or widows with children
Aid for Africa is a unique partnership of some 85 select charities, all dedicated to solving the complex, inter-related challenges facing Sub Saharan Africa. Whether we are distributing books to school children, introducing medical strategies to combat the spread of HIV/AIDS, supporting small businesses for women, or finding new approaches to protect endangered elephants and lions, Aid for Africa members are working to build a better future for Africa’s children, families, and communities. Our member charities:
- Are fully vetted, meeting some of the strictest tests of fiscal accountability, governance, and programmatic impact in philanthropy.
- Have a track-record of introducing innovative solutions to seemingly intractable problems.
- Partner with each other and share best practices for maximum efficiency and top results.
A donation to Aid for Africa helps support the work of all our member charities. A donation to the Aid for Africa Girls Education Fund—a special project—will help more African girls and young women get an education. You can also donate to a specific charity directly below by clicking on the first letter of the name of the charity.
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Helps African children, families and communities through a network of charities providing healthcare (HIV/AIDS, malaria), education, food, economic improvement, conservation, wildlife protection, and arts programs.
This special project supports our member charities that provide scholarships to girls and young women so they can go to school, stay in school, and succeed in life.
Helps communities in Zimbabwe affected by poverty, poor education, and HIV/AIDS improve their own lives through programs that teach self-reliance.
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.
Builds and improves South African schools serving children—40 percent are AIDS orphans—ages five to 21. Provides programs and emergency funds to help students stay in school.
Helps communities in Africa achieve economic and social justice through grassroots programs in education, HIV/AIDS prevention, and food security, implemented with collaborative, self-reliant volunteers.
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.
Helps African orphans and children living in extreme poverty lead healthier, more productive lives. Priority programs emphasize the education, well-being, and safety of young girls.
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.
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.
Largest organization in the world devoted to promoting information exchange about Africa. Publishes research, supports African studies, and provides information to the general public.
Eradicating poverty in rural Ethiopia through an innovative and integrated approach with community initiatives in microcredit, clean water, education, healthcare, irrigation and animal health.
Transforming young women’s lives with practical and market-relevant skills to help them find meaningful employment. Classes include English, hospitality, tourism, leadership, and public speaking.
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.
Improves healthcare in Guinea, West Africa, with medical supplies, clean drinking water, disease prevention, and mobile laboratories. Saves children’s lives through surgeries/ treatment for hydrocephalus.
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 children in rural Uganda. Runs a model school and clinic for 300 children and families.Supports ten local elementary schools.
Supports Ghanaian liberal arts college with the goal of educating a new generation of ethical, entrepreneurial leaders in Africa. Educates students from eleven African countries.