Aid for Africa's charities work throughout Sub Saharan Africa. Most are grassroots organizations, working with African partners to help children, families, and communities. If you want to support the work of a member, please contribute online through Google Checkout, by personal check, or through a workplace-giving program. For more information, please visit the Donate page.
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Saves endangered mountain and Grauer’s gorillas in the wild in east-central Africa with hands-on veterinary care. Cares for baby gorillas rescued from poachers. Trains young Africans in conservation. Conducts research on disease threats to gorillas.
Supports healthcare, education, community action, and leadership development, primarily in war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, preventing and treating HIV, gender-based violence, illness, and infant mortality.
Empowers poor African children, women and families to escape poverty through community-based self-help programs that improve health, expand education, create businesses, and protect wildlife.
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.
Brings clean, safe drinking water to people in Africa and the developing world. Partners with local groups to build and maintain wells. Works where the need is greatest and monitors results for sustainability. So far, brought 9.5 million+ people clean water.
Helps women with obstetric fistula, a wrenching childbirth injury that leaves over a million women incontinent and, too often, cast out from their communities. We provide life-transforming surgeries to end the suffering and restore women’s health.
We are the world’s largest shipper of books to Africa. We supply books and educational materials based on what is needed. This includes textbooks, library books, law libraries, and agricultural books in English and French, e-readers and computers.
For more than 110 years, we have helped people with leprosy and related diseases in Africa and around the world be restored to lives of dignity and hope. We work to cure and care for those affected and strive to end these devastating diseases in our time.
Encourages the production and dissemination of knowledge about Africa. Aims to cultivate a better understanding of Africa through fostering networks and providing capacity-building for research and publications in African institutes of higher education.