SPOTLIGHT : ACTION AFRICA’S NEW HEALTH INITIATIVES IN SIERRA LEONE

(By: Pierre Bergeron, Esq., M.Div., Director of Development.)

Action Africa has initiated a bold new venture in the medical field for its mission outreach in Sierra Leone, West Africa. We are presently putting together a Mental Health Improvement Team of U.S. psychiatrists and a team of U.S. Prosthetic Medical Doctors that will be going to Sierra Leone to strengthen the mental health system, as guided by the Sierra Leone Government Mental Health Policy Statement, and also provide a much needed prosthetics medical treatment in the region...

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COMPUTER LITERACY PROGRAM IN NIGERIA:

VOA NEWS COVERS ACTION AFRICA CONTAINER SHIPMENTS

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.

A TASTE OF AFRICA 2019

SAVE THE DATE.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2019.
Details to be announced.


AFRICAN ACTION ON HEALTH & EDUCATION (AAHE), NIGERIA

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...

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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
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A Word From The President

Action Africa is an energetic and proactive non-profit response by Africans and friends of Africa to the challenges facing children and families in many parts of sub-Saharan Africa in the vital areas of health, education, economic generativity, and human rights. In 2019, we have a basket of ongoing and projected activities...

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VOLUNTEERISM AND THE NEED FOR SUSTAINED FUNDING

The vast majority of the accomplishments of Action Africa have been shouldered by individual benefactors, families and friends, who often remain silent in their support. In silence too, we recognize them and continue to appreciate their generosity and commitment. The thousands of families and children who have been served through this organization will forever thank these good people. It is also with the same heart filled with appreciation that we must mention the several dozens of volunteers and fill-in staff who continue to serve this organization on two continents. Some serve on the various Boards, and others on the committees and operational staffs. ...

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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.