Empower 20 million Africans to sustainably provide for themselves by 2032.

Voices of Africa

Hear from those who are working together for Africa to thrive. Every one of them - a story worth sharing.

Our time in the field gives us a personal view on what it's like to get a meal at school each day. The mothers, children and communities that we’ve met inspire our ideas and, often times, solutions. Every one of them has a story worth sharing.

Bone dry: Isak Pretorius, ForAfrika CEO in Angola which is experiencing the worst drought in 40 years. Farming is now a futile pursuit for many. Climate change is a threat multiplier in Africa, the most vulnerable continent to its effects This week, world leaders have congregated in Egypt for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change
Isabel

Isabel’s new beginning

KZN Flooding update
A box of necessities helps to relieve the suffering, but long-term, sustainable projects are needed in these areas A few months after catastrophic floods hit the coastal regions of the KwaZulu-Natal province, families are still struggling to piece their lives back together. ForAfrika and partners worked together to bring some relief to those worst affected
School feeding in Uganda
In Uganda, where land is given to refugees, school children are being taught some valuable gardening skills School feeding in Uganda looks slightly different from the programme in other ForAfrika countries. Whereas most children in our other programmes are younger and receive a bowl of highly nutritious food each school day, the children in senior
Drought in Angola
Agro-pastoralists are being forced to move further and further away from home in search of food for their livestock Caveiambwa, Makahitapi and Mariko of the Muhimba ethnic group have seen their way of life decimated by the drought currently throttling their homeland in southern Angola. The pastures that they relied on for their cattle shrivelled
Mended boreholes Mozambique
In Cabo Delgado, where violent insurgency has displaced many from their homes, ForAfrika is restoring hope and water with a simple maintenance project. ForAfrika successfully carried out the rehabilitation of boreholes and pumps in various rural villages in Montepuez, Cabo Delgado, recently. The municipal pumps had stopped working due to lack of maintenance and a
Emile Morane balcony
After receiving a second chance in life, successful musician prefers to pay it forward Emile Morane, immaculately dressed, opens the gate to his home in a suburb of Kigali, Rwanda. Behind him are the distinct sounds of a band practising. “Once you are inside here, there are no visitors, only family,” he says with a
World Food Day
This World Food Day finds us with an ongoing pandemic, conflicts, climatic disasters, rising prices and international tensions which all affect global food security. We need to build a sustainable world where everyone, everywhere has regular access to enough nutritious food. “When it starts to get dark, and the hunger increases, I lock myself and
Savings lead to transformation for a refugee family
Rosemary’s careful money management has allowed her to open a shop and dream of bigger things Rosemary Anania, 47, is a refugee from South Sudan living in the Imvepi refugee settlement in Uganda. Rosemary is a member of the Trust Farmers Village Savings and Loan Association, a group supported by ForAfrika. “My children and I
ForAfrika moves into the Central African Republic
In one of the world’s most vulnerable countries, farmers’ associations are a lifeline for many, but they need important resources Based on humanitarian reports published by the United Nations Office for Coordinating Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), ForAfrika became aware of large-scale humanitarian needs in the Central African Republic (CAR) and took the decision to move into
A tale of two Peters

A tale of two Peters

Separated by war and joined together by ‘peace gardens’, these two friends have made a new life for themselves and their families Peter Adumba and Peter Khemis have been friends since their youth in South Sudan. They were both forced to flee when violence flared in their home country and separated them in 2018. But,
South Sudan Floods
Although annual flooding happens each year in South Sudan, in the past few years it has become more severe and reaching places it did not before. Along the roads, outside the town of Aweil in South Sudan, families have erected makeshift homes using branches and plastic sheeting. They were forced to flee to higher ground
To thrive, African nations must ensure children are well nourished
African nations can vastly improve their economic potential by ensuring that children are well nourished, says Sihle Mooi, South Africa country director at ForAfrika Good nutrition is essential for the academic performance that is required for young people to succeed in a modern knowledge economy, says Mooi, ahead of International Literacy Day on 8 September.
Mother of eight finds sustenance and solace through gardening
Mary lost her husband 10 years ago; he was killed during a cattle raid, a common occurrence and a major cause of conflict and displacement in the Greater Pibor area where she lives. As is customary in these parts, after the death of her husband, Mary was “handed over” to his younger brother, now the
World Humanitarian Day ForAfrika

#WorldHumanitarianDay

Fred keeps his eye on the big picture

Meet Fred

Bone dry: Isak Pretorius, ForAfrika CEO in Angola which is experiencing the worst drought in 40 years. Farming is now a futile pursuit for many. Climate change is a threat multiplier in Africa, the most vulnerable continent to its effects This week, world leaders have congregated in Egypt for the 2022 United Nations Climate Change
World Humanitarian Day ForAfrika

#WorldHumanitarianDay

Isabel

Isabel’s new beginning

School feeding in Uganda
In Uganda, where land is given to refugees, school children are being taught some valuable gardening skills School feeding in Uganda looks slightly different from the programme in other ForAfrika countries. Whereas most children in our other programmes are younger and receive a bowl of highly nutritious food each school day, the children in senior
Drought in Angola
Agro-pastoralists are being forced to move further and further away from home in search of food for their livestock Caveiambwa, Makahitapi and Mariko of the Muhimba ethnic group have seen their way of life decimated by the drought currently throttling their homeland in southern Angola. The pastures that they relied on for their cattle shrivelled
Mended boreholes Mozambique
In Cabo Delgado, where violent insurgency has displaced many from their homes, ForAfrika is restoring hope and water with a simple maintenance project. ForAfrika successfully carried out the rehabilitation of boreholes and pumps in various rural villages in Montepuez, Cabo Delgado, recently. The municipal pumps had stopped working due to lack of maintenance and a
Emile Morane balcony
After receiving a second chance in life, successful musician prefers to pay it forward Emile Morane, immaculately dressed, opens the gate to his home in a suburb of Kigali, Rwanda. Behind him are the distinct sounds of a band practising. “Once you are inside here, there are no visitors, only family,” he says with a
World Food Day
This World Food Day finds us with an ongoing pandemic, conflicts, climatic disasters, rising prices and international tensions which all affect global food security. We need to build a sustainable world where everyone, everywhere has regular access to enough nutritious food. “When it starts to get dark, and the hunger increases, I lock myself and
Savings lead to transformation for a refugee family
Rosemary’s careful money management has allowed her to open a shop and dream of bigger things Rosemary Anania, 47, is a refugee from South Sudan living in the Imvepi refugee settlement in Uganda. Rosemary is a member of the Trust Farmers Village Savings and Loan Association, a group supported by ForAfrika. “My children and I
ForAfrika moves into the Central African Republic
In one of the world’s most vulnerable countries, farmers’ associations are a lifeline for many, but they need important resources Based on humanitarian reports published by the United Nations Office for Coordinating Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), ForAfrika became aware of large-scale humanitarian needs in the Central African Republic (CAR) and took the decision to move into
A tale of two Peters

A tale of two Peters

Separated by war and joined together by ‘peace gardens’, these two friends have made a new life for themselves and their families Peter Adumba and Peter Khemis have been friends since their youth in South Sudan. They were both forced to flee when violence flared in their home country and separated them in 2018. But,
To thrive, African nations must ensure children are well nourished
African nations can vastly improve their economic potential by ensuring that children are well nourished, says Sihle Mooi, South Africa country director at ForAfrika Good nutrition is essential for the academic performance that is required for young people to succeed in a modern knowledge economy, says Mooi, ahead of International Literacy Day on 8 September.
Mother of eight finds sustenance and solace through gardening
Mary lost her husband 10 years ago; he was killed during a cattle raid, a common occurrence and a major cause of conflict and displacement in the Greater Pibor area where she lives. As is customary in these parts, after the death of her husband, Mary was “handed over” to his younger brother, now the
KZN Flooding update
A box of necessities helps to relieve the suffering, but long-term, sustainable projects are needed in these areas A few months after catastrophic floods hit the coastal regions of the KwaZulu-Natal province, families are still struggling to piece their lives back together. ForAfrika and partners worked together to bring some relief to those worst affected
South Sudan Floods
Although annual flooding happens each year in South Sudan, in the past few years it has become more severe and reaching places it did not before. Along the roads, outside the town of Aweil in South Sudan, families have erected makeshift homes using branches and plastic sheeting. They were forced to flee to higher ground
Fred keeps his eye on the big picture

Meet Fred

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