Food production in Sub Saharan Africa, which is predominantly practiced by women, is threatened by poor growing conditions, a lack of technology, and limited opportunities for farmers to sell their surplus. Aid for Africa’s member organizations work to improve yields, introduce trees on farms, and identify other successful strategies to raise incomes and improve household nutrition. Click on the highlighted letters in the alphabet below to view members working on these issues.
Provides quality, community-driven medical care and local development projects--particularly for women and children. Saves lives and transforms communities in Burundi, East Africa.
Uses a community-driven approach to enable HIV-affected and other vulnerable African communities to meet their own needs and improve their own well-being through sustainable nutrition-based gardens and agriculture.
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.
Empowers African communities to achieve social and economic justice through grassroots programs in education and agriculture in conflict-affected regions of Liberia, Uganda and Rwanda assisted by skilled self-reliant international volunteers.
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.
Plants trees in Africa and elsewhere through self-help reforestation and environmentally sustainable development projects. Provides technical training, planning, and tree seedlings to local groups.
Families that cook with free, no-emission solar energy breathe clean air, drink safe water, save money, save time and reduce carbon emissions for our planet. Solar cooking means healthy forests, fewer burns, healthier children—changing and saving lives.
Works with partners in Africa and around the world to develop and sustain landscapes that simultaneously enhance rural livelihoods, conserve biodiversity and ecosystem services, and sustainably produce crops, livestock, fish, and fiber.
Empowers South African women caring for orphaned and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS in isolated areas through community-based health, education and development programs. Provides a proven path to well-being, dignity and a brighter future.
Fights poverty in rural Ethiopia with a holistic approach to change. We apply 100% of donations directly to projects that lift up families and help create thriving communities. Since 2000, we have helped more than 5 million people change their lives.