Action Africa’s program development and implementation in Nigeria has been in place since the early 2000s. There were initial medical missions, educational support outreach, and microenterprise incentives. People associated with Action Africa in Washington DC were so enthusiastic about the Nigerian outreach such that by 2003, a team from the Washington office travelled to Nigeria for four weeks. It was both for fact-finding and a time to establish what was soon to become the beginning of a new local organization. By 2005, African Action on Health & Education (AAHE), Nigeria, was born and registered with the Nigerian Government as a non-governmental organization....

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Health organizations from around the world are sending supplies and specialists to the West African countries that are dealing with the worst Ebola outbreak in history. On a smaller scale, ordinary Americans and African expatriates living in the United States are doing the same. VOA's Carol Pearson reports.



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Action Africa: As I See It

By Pierre Bergeron, Esq., M.Div.

Action Africa, Inc, was founded and incorporated in Washington DC in 2000 with offices located at 2903 Mills Avenue, NE, Washington DC 20018. This organization is a 501-c-3 non-profit entity that has program development and implementation both in the United States and sub-Saharan Africa. In Nigeria, Action Africa worked to establish a local NGO known as “African Action on Health & Education” (an independent, registered, Nigerian NGO). In Sierra Leone, Action Africa worked to establish a local NGO known as “Action Salone on Health & Education” (an independent, registered, Sierra Leonean NGO). Action Africa works in these countries with and through these partner NGOs which in fact replicate one shared core mission... Read more

A Word From The President

Three weeks ago, I volunteered to speak with students at a local school here in Washington DC. It was Career Day. As many as 80 students came to listen where I had set up a table with posters, leaflets, photos, and brochures that tell the story of our non-profit organization, Action Africa Inc. Many photos show children in parts of Africa attending school, an entire classroom of children surrounding one laptop computer, volunteers packaging and loading supplies for shipment, teachers teaching under a tree, health workers giving out multivitamin tablets to nursing mothers, organization board members working at a meeting, etc...

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Meet the Development Director

Mr. Pierre Bergeron, Esq., M.Div., came to serve Action Africa Inc. in Washington, D.C. and its affiliates, African Action on Health and Education in Nigeria and Action Salone on Health and Education in Sierra Leone, in order to address the disparity between the quality of life for many peoples on the African Continent and that found in the U.S. and the developed world. He translates his legal skills into packaging for funding development ideas that arise from the African network identified through Action Africa Inc. and its affiliates. For example, he formalized into a proposal a documented need by African educators for computer literacy among secondary and primary school children in Enugu State, Nigeria...

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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. THANK YOU.