Africa

We’ve been working in some of the hardest to reach communities in Africa for more than 40 years.

Some of the world’s most vulnerable children live in Africa, facing hunger, illness and conflict. In fact, Sub-Saharan Africa is the poorest region in the world - half of all deaths of children under five occur there. West and Central Africa have the world's highest numbers of babies dying within the first 28 days of their life.

primary school age children going hungry in Africa every day
of the poorest countries in the world are in Africa
African children die from malaria every day

We work together with children and their families to ensure they have what they need to survive, and thrive. We respond to emergencies and work towards long-term community-wide change - through clean water, healthcare, education, child protection, income generation, food security and agriculture. We’ve been working there for more than 40 years.

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