For many of us, and I hope you’re one of us, the desire to give back to the community, the passion to make a difference and the drive to change the world are as stronger as the will to live. Sometimes this is the result of personal experiences or merely seeing other people go through challenges.
For me, what I remember sadly is that during my primary school days, my family and I lived in a village about 15 miles from Techiman in Ghana. The nearest school was 4 miles away. I walked to school every day, that’s 8 miles a day, sometimes through the rain. Malaria was common so for most days, I would walk 4 miles to schools only to go and sleep in the Headteacher’s office due to fevers and chills.
Today, I consider myself blessed that I was able to come out from such a situation to be where I am. I have obtained a graduate degree in chemistry and working to develop drugs for cancer and diabetes. I go home (Ghana) often and I see kids still going through similar problems that existed during those days when I was a kid. Some kids do not have to walk 8 miles to school like I did; others have to, but the majority face diverse challenges.
It’s for this reason that I joined with the volunteers that you will find on this website to form the non-profit organization called Give Back Africa Foundation. Our mission is to provide children in underprivileged communities in Africa with the necessary resources to help them advance their academic achievements and realize their personal potential.I invite you learn about our mission and goals and the many ways you can get involved.
We cannot solve all the problems in Africa but with one child at a time, one family at a time and one community at a time, we can make a difference. If we can save the future of one child, we can save an entire community.
Please join us in partnership to give back what we can to our communities and save the children. You are the one that will make the difference abroad; GBAF will only represent you in fulfilling your mission.
There are many ways you can give back to the community, make a difference and change the world. Please take a moment to look over our needs below and see how you help a child look forward to a better future.
Make a General Donation
Make a generous donation to help GBAF buy computers, software and electronic learning aids and pay for the cost of shipping these items to Africa and health education for the communities we serve.
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Send backpacks with school supplies
Send Bed/Mosquito Nets
Malaria kills a child every 45 seconds and keep many out of school. Mosquito nets can protect whole families from malaria but few can afford them. Join us to protect the most vulnerable.
Send us your used computers, printers, projectors and other electronic learning aids to support rural schools in need. Click Here for details
Help us spread our message (click here to send email to friends and colleagues)
We thank you very much for your generosity.
Give Back Africa Foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) exempt organization and so your donations to us are tas deductible.