A donation of $10 can:
- Provide 10 children with an effective treatment for malaria
- Protect 500 old growth trees for one year
- Send $20 worth of medical supplies to an African country
A donation of $20 can:
- Buy 52 books for school children
- Supply 10 treatments of antibiotics for sick children
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
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Aid for Africa is a unique partnership of select nonprofit organizations, 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 charity organizations:
- 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 one-time or recurring donation to Aid for Africa helps support the work of all our member charities. You can also donate to one of our member charities directly by clicking on the first letter of the name of the organization on the list below.
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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.
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.
Helps children in Sub-Saharan Africa lead healthier, more productive lives. Our work supports education, health, early preparation against pandemics, safety, particularly for orphans and girls, who face greater risk for violence, neglect and illness.
Builds and improves schools in South Africa and Malawi serving children ages 5 to 21, 40% of whom are AIDS orphans. We work to get buildings built, provide emergency funds to help kids stay in school, and facilitate cultural exchanges/overseas travel.
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.
Focuses on helping young people engage in the fight against HIV/AIDS through HIV Awareness clubs implemented in African schools. Our work includes interventions designed to help girls and boys avoid at-risk behaviors and stop the transmission of HIV.
Helps African orphans and children living in extreme poverty lead healthier, more productive lives. Program priorities emphasize the education, well-being, and safety of young girls and the fight against female genital mutilation and childhood marriage.
Promotes community-based development projects in rural Uganda by providing financial and strategic resources. Our established partner organizations address education for women and girls, food security, agricultural innovation, and entrepreneurship.
Creates hope for the poorest of the poor in African villages by locally manufacturing and distributing clean cook stoves, digging and repairing fresh water wells, and cultivating and distributing fruit trees to ensure a sustainable future.
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.
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.
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.
Transforming communities in rural eastern Uganda through education and healthcare via a model primary school for 350 students, educational support for 450 students in high school and beyond, and two health clinics serving 20,000+ patients per year.
Ensures quality holistic community-based education in East Africa by creating safe learning environments, strengthening teacher effectiveness in the classroom, and providing scholarships and leadership development for the next generation of change agents.
Supports Ashesi University, a liberal arts college in Ghana with the mission of educating a new generation of ethical, entrepreneurial leaders in Africa. Ashesi graduates are equipped to create innovative, practical solutions to Africa’s needs.