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African Aid Organization

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.

The African Aid Organization, formerly known as African Child Care Association, provides assistance, support, and education to children and young adults in Sub-Saharan Africa affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and strives to bring some joy and fun into their lives. We are currently partnering with organizations in Cameroon, Burkina Faso, and Uganda.

africa-child-care-photo2Many children in Africa are infected with HIV/AIDS; others have family members with HIV/AIDS or are at high risk of contracting HIV. We address the epidemic through a comprehensive program of prevention and treatment that also deals with poverty, promiscuity, warfare, and lack of education.

Our prevention strategies include counseling and education, condom distribution, risk-reduction workshops, and community awareness events. We recruit and train peer actors and educators, program coordinators, and outreach workers in cities and rural communities to conduct interventions. Our interactive workshops teach young adults about HIV/AIDS, including how it is transmitted and can be prevented, in order to help them avoid behavior that puts them at risk of infection. We also work to better understand the lives and needs of children and youth ages 5 to 24, to understand the circumstances that can lead to inappropriate sexual activities, poor coping skills, and the lack of positive incentives in their lives.

When prevention is not an option, we work with community partners to ensure that children and young adults infected with HIV/AIDS receive health care, educational and vocational training, and supplemental food. We also work to ensure that educational fees are paid, so these children and young adults can attend school. We help young people to discover and use their own vision, skills, and resources to move from abject poverty to abundant living.

Contact Information

African Aid Organization, Inc.
1325 G Street, NW
Suite 500
Washington, DC 20005
U.S.A.
T: (202)449-7708
F: (409)737-1388
E: info@afaid.org
www.afaid.org

Financial Information

African Aid Organization, Inc. is classified as a 501(c)(3) organization. Click below to view our most recent independent audit and IRS Form 990.


Banner photo: African Aid Organization works to bring joy to children living in communities affected by AIDS.
Photo right: African Aid Organization supports HIV/AIDS awareness in schools.
Photo left: Supporting soccer in places like Eseka, Cameroon, helps children feel good about themselves.

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Your donations will help us help prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among the youth of sub-Saharan Africa and care for those young people for whom prevention is no longer an option.

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Aid for Africa
P.O. Box 8734
Topeka, KS 66608

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