Organization’s History, Mission and Goals

Action Africa, Inc. is a volunteer run 501 (c) 3 organization based in the District of Columbia. It works in Washington, D.C. to help newly arrived immigrants from Africa and in two West African countries of Nigeria and Sierra Leone.

The mission of Action Africa is to provide services in the vital areas of health, education, micro-enterprise development, and human rights for African children and families in the Washington, D.C. area and rural villages of sub-Saharan Africa.

The goal of Action Africa, Inc. is to help newly arrived lawful immigrants to ease their transition into American life in the Washington, D.C. area. We provide services to help them obtain housing, take advantage of educational opportunities, obtain employment and access to health and medical care in the Washington, D.C area. Action Africa also works to increase sustainable economic self sufficiency for sub-Saharan youth and families through the provision of medical, educational, and business development activities.