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Solar lights and efficient cook stoves are transforming the lives of families and communities in rural Africa thanks to the growing ranks of women entrepreneurs trained and supported by Solar Sister. Read more.
With support from Aid for Africa’s Endowment at Tufts University, graduate student Jami Fanous is researching the benefits of biochar for small-scale agriculture. What’s biochar? Read more.
In a world where extreme poverty seems insurmountable, it is refreshing to be part of an alliance of organizations that are effectively making a difference in the lives of people in Africa. Aid for Africa’s member organizations are grassroots, bottom-up endeavors that empower Africans to find a way out of poverty. Learn more
At SEGA Girls School in Tanzania, Aid for Africa member Nurturing Minds is empowering poor at-risk girls by supporting their high school education and ensuring each graduate has a mobile phone to use as they go on to higher education or start up their own businesses. Read more.
Crises like the Ebola outbreak in West Africa highlight the problem of foreign aid workers who are too integrated into the system. When catastrophe strikes, they are the first to leave. Read more.
Are there lessons from the hunt for Joseph Kony of the LRA that will help free the Nigerian girls captured by Boko Haram? Read more
Thank you for the support and interest you have shown in the work of Aid for Africa and its members in 2013. Throughout the year we shared with you stories of our members and their partners who are changing lives on the ground in Sub Saharan Africa. Read more
During the last quarter, Aid for Africa has reached out to you through our blog, Facebook, Twitter, and email to keep you informed about our work and the work of our members. We highlight some of that here to bring you up-to-date. Read more
Helping to foster the entrepreneurial potential of men and women throughout Africa is what Aid for Africa is all about. Read how our members are making that happen. Read more
As Earth Day approaches later this month, Aid for Africa celebrates our members working to improve the environment in Sub Saharan Africa. Read more
As 2012 comes to a close, Aid for Africa and its members thank you for your interest in and support of our work. In each e-newsletter we highlight some of the many accomplishments of our members. Read more
In recent weeks Aid for Africa has reported about its work and the work of its members through the Aid for Africa website, blog, Facebook page, and Twitter feed. In this issue of our e-newsletter, we highlight some of these stories. We hope that you visit Aid for Africa to learn more. Read more
This month leaders in the fight against AIDS gather in Washington DC for the 19th International AIDS Conference. Each organization in the Aid for Africa alliance, whether working in education, healthcare, agriculture, small business creation, or conservation, experiences the consequences of AIDS every day. Read more.
To think about Africa is to think about poverty. Most Africans live on less than $2 a day. The average life span in many African countries is 50 years. Famine and starvation persist. But did you know that six of the world’s ten fastest-growing countries in 2011 were in Africa, and that overall economic growth may increase to 6 percent this year? Read more
As we come to the end of the year, we want to thank you for your interest in our work. As December draws to a close, we look to Christmas, Hanukkah, and Quanza. But recall that December began with World AIDS Day, which highlighted the success the world has made in dealing with this devastating disease and what still needs to be done, particularly in Africa. Read more
In recent weeks Aid for Africa has reported through its website, in its blog, on Facebook and through Twitter many stories about the work of our members throughout Sub Saharan Africa. We highlight some of these stories and hope that you will visit Aid for Africa to learn more. Read more
Many of Sub Saharan Africa’s most intractable problems are being addressed in new and exciting ways by Aid for Africa members. In this issue we focus on some of these innovative methods for lifting thousands out of poverty and providing hope for the future. Read more
This issue focuses on three Ws: World health, Water, and Women–three issues most Aid for Africa members tackle daily. In this edition, we profile some of our members transforming lives for the better in these areas. Read more
As 2010 nears its end, Aid for Africa and its members wish to thank you for your support and interest during the year. We look forward to sharing our accomplishments with you in 2011. Read more
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