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End Poverty in Africa

With so many discouraging headlines about Africa – war, drought, corruption, poverty, HIV/AIDS – it's not easy to be hopeful. But with so many technological advancements, inspiring leaders, and opportunities for organizations and individuals to contribute, Africa's success is not far off.

Use the links below to help end poverty and disease in Africa. Consider Network for Good's monthly giving option because the fight is long and organizations need your ongoing support.

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Case Foundation: Four Reasons for Optimism
Africa is the poorest continent on Earth
Links to resources on the issues facing Africa in the 21st century


Make A Donation
Your donation will go far in helping the people of Africa.

Support one of the following charities, or search for others that provide resources in Africa.

Action Against Hunger
Saving the lives malnourished children and adults while seeking long-term solutions to hunger.
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Africa AIDS Watch
Containing & preventing AIDS
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Artists Against AIDS Worldwide
Donate dollars. Treat people.
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Bread for the World
Addressing the root causes of hunger & poverty
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Bridging the Gap Foundation
Bringing hope to humanity
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Catholic Relief Services
Campaign for Change in Africa
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Concern Worldwide US
Eliminate hunger & poverty in the developing world
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Global Giving
Supporting people and programs that are tackling real challenges in Africa and around the world.
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Grassroots International
Human rights and development agency
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Human Rights Watch
AIDS & human rights
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InterAction
Alliance of US-based international development & humanitarian organizations
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Featured Organization
KickStart-International

Helping millions of people out of poverty; developing technologies that can be used by entrepreneurs to establish and run small scale enterprises.
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Net Aid
Join the fight against poverty.
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Opportunity International
Giving the world's poor a working chance
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Oxfam
Promoting self-sustaining programs for the poor and needy
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Save the Children
Creating lasting change in the lives of children in Africa.
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United Nations Foundation
Global AIDS and health fund
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World Emergency Relief
Food & supplies for African families
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Be A Volunteer
Your time can make a difference around the world.

Volunteer with one of these organizations or search for other opportunities.

CARE
Get involved online, abroad or with other high school students
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Habitat for Humanity International
Opportunities for volunteers to travel abroad to help provide decent, affordable housing for individuals and families around the world.
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Idealist.org: Action Without Borders
Search for volunteer and internship opportunities with organizations around the world.
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InterAction
Voluntary Action International
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Jubilee Volunteer Africa Program
Volunteer opportunities and intern placements
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Peace Corps
Volunteer abroad
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Universal Giving
Search for organizations that need volunteers by focus and geographic area such as Africa.
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VolunteerAbroad.com
Search for volunteer opportunities around the world, including many in Africa. Additionally, volunteer programs are verified by reputable organizations.
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Volunteer Stories
Individuals making poverty history
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Speak Out
Lend your voice in support of Africa and its people.

AIDSChannel.org
Local, national, & international campaigns
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Catholic Relief Services
Increase the U.S. response to Africa
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Global Treatment Access Campaign
Campaign for affordable drugs and essential medicines
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The ONE Campaign
Sign the One Declaration; join in fighting global AIDS and poverty.
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Oxfam
Make trade fair
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