Africans in the Diaspora (AiD) envisions a self-reliant, socially and economically just Africa. Through our Funds, Connections, and Voices programs, we unleash the financial, social, and intellectual capital of Africans to advance social and economic change in Africa.
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.
Kizito Byenkya of Compare Afrique chimes in on how the Diaspora must re-vamp its energies regarding policy directed towards Africa. “The Diaspora needs to have a louder and more active voice in engaging and shaping policy directed at Africa. It is not enough to only be a social commentator, chiming in when convenient. Rather, we must do the hard work of building momentum to change and influence policymakers on these issues that are of direct impact to Africans.”
We are jumping for joy.
On December 5th, Africans in the Diaspora launched a fundraising campaign to raise $30,000 and mobilize at least 100 supporters. We are pleased to announce that as of today we have raised $25,000. The challenge ahead is to reach our goal of $30,000. That means we have 8 DAYS to raise $5,000