Action Africa, Inc provides programs in the vital areas of health, education, micro-enterprise development, U.S. outreach for legal immigrants to the U.S., Washington, DC area outreach, as well as a "Surround-A-Child" program for African children and families in the Washington, D.C. area and rural villages of sub-Saharan Africa.
A 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.
Action Africa, Inc was founded in 2000 and is based in Washington, DC. It is a 501(C)(3) tax-exempt organization recognized by the IRS: EIN # 52-2233698. It is run by a highly dedicated, active, volunteer Board of Directors. Action Africa participates in the Combined Federal Campaign): CFC # 55633. Action Africa is a Member of Aid-for-Africa Federation; Member: Network for Good; Star Partner on Guidestar; Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) # 604761069. Action Africa is also a registered Member PVO with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Donations made to Action Africa Inc are tax-deductible.
We provide targeted support to children and families.
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.
Action Africa is an energetic non-profit response by Africans and friends of Africa to the challenges facing children and families in rural villages of sub-Saharan Africa in the vital areas of health, education, economic generativity, and human rights. To strengthen its capacity-building efforts, Action Africa also responds to the needs of newly arriving African immigrants and refugees in the U.S.