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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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Click here to view find a charity.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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Aid for Africa

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.
CFC# 11069

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A Glimmer of Hope Foundation

Fights poverty in rural Ethiopia with a holistic approach to change. We apply 100% of donations directly to projects that lift up thriving communities. Since 2000, we have helped more than 5 million people change their lives.
CFC# 31756

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Action Africa

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.
CFC# 55633

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Advancing Girls’ Education in Africa

Educates impoverished girls, mostly orphans, through school scholarships in Malawi, East Africa. Provides innovative after-school leadership and school-to-work programs to ensure success and change lives.
CFC# 71831

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Africa Classroom Connection

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.
CFC# 58293

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Africa Development Corps

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.
CFC# 10716

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African Aid Organization

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.
CFC# 23942

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African Childrens Haven

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.
CFC# 19142

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African Food and Peace Foundation

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.
CFC# 91656

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African Rainforest Conservancy

Supports grassroots projects that are saving African forests and building awareness of the environmental, economic, cultural and social importance of African forests in order to ensure they stay standing for generations to come.     
CFC# 46974

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African Rural Development and Sustainability Organization

Saves lives, rebuilds sustainable communities, and creates hope for the poorest Africans through fresh water wells, tree planting, clean cook stoves, child healthcare, education, training.
CFC# 90593

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African Services Committee

Conducts HIV testing, prevention, and AIDS support in Ethiopia. Provides health, legal, housing, and social services to African immigrants, refugees, asylum seekers in the US.
CFC# 11880

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African Solutions to African Problems

Supports community-based programs and women’s networks to help them better deliver life-affirming care for orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS in South Africa.
CFC# 34002

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African Studies Association

Largest organization in the world devoted to promoting information exchange about Africa. Publishes research, supports African studies, and provides information to the general public.
CFC# 11881

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Alliance for African Assistance

Assists African refugees, immigrants, asylum seekers, and war and torture victims, particularly women and children in Uganda and the US, helping to restore their self-sufficiency, dignity, and respect.
CFC# 12364

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American Leprosy Missions

Cures and cares for people in Africa and around the world with leprosy and related diseases. Working to develop a vaccine to prevent leprosy.
CFC# 10717

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Arlington Academy of Hope

Provides education and healthcare to poor children in rural Uganda. Runs model school, supports 600 elementary, secondary, university students, and provides healthcare to a community of 10,000.
CFC# 11640

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Asante Africa Foundation

Ensures quality holistic community-based education in East Africa by creating safe learning environments, strengthening teacher quality in the classrooms, and providing scholarships and leadership development.
CFC# 72159

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Ashesi University Foundation

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.
CFC# 55666

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