25 years of war and destruction, instigated by Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army, have left northern Uganda in ruins. No doubt you have heard the stories about child soldiers. People that have spent years in refugee camps are now trying to resettle villages, find water, raise crops, and reestablish communities. The poverty and challenges seem unending.
But not unsolvable. Aid Africa is working collaboratively with an army of organizations to bring help and hope to the poorest of the poor in Uganda, with a vision to rebuild 1,000 sustainable communities by providing clean water, efficient, cleaner burning stoves, farming and reforestation, and other household necessities. We’re going to change the lives of 100,000 Ugandans, and generations of Ugandans to come…forever.
In the Fall of 2006, Aid Africa was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) in the US and established a base of operations with charitable status in Gulu, Uganda. Aid Africa is also registered in Uganda as a foreign NGO as described in the NGO Registration Act of 1989. In July of 2013, Aid Africa registered a DBA in California as African Rural Development and Sustainability Organization.
By 2025, we’ll reach 1,000 rural villages surrounding Gulu (Northern Uganda), serving the poorest of the poor and substantially improving people’s living conditions by: