We work to ensure that Africans drive development in Africa by pooling the financial, intellectual, and social resources of diaspora Africans and investing them in grassroots organizations that create education, employment, and leadership opportunities for young people in their communities.
Seven weeks ago, Africans in the Diaspora (AiD) launched a campaign to raise $30,000 for three social change organizations in Africa. The organization is pleased to announced that at the end of the campaign it was able to mobilize 234 people to invest a total of $36,804.
“Not just the means to survive, but the capacity to thrive. Not just income, but human development.” These are the concepts that drive the work of WEMIHS. Since the launch of the AiD supported activities in April 2013, WEMIHS has implemented it’s Village Development Fund (VDF).
For Physicians for Social Justice (PSJ), health is not just a service, it’s a right. Since the launch of the AiD supported activities in April 2013, PSJ has provided basic health care and education to approximately 1,000 women and children in Niger State, Nigeria.