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Clean Water Saves Lives

For more information about Aid Africa’s water projects, visit http://www.aidafrica.net/water/ To learn about how Aid Africa drills its wells, watch this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxMNwVBWL4s

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Aid Africa Saves Lives With Efficient Stoves

To learn more about Aid Africa’s stoves, visit http://www.aidafrica.net/rocket_stoves/ Be sure to watch our short video about stoves here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uDtKomPHobI

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Aid Africa Grows and Distributes Trees

  For more information about trees, visit aidafrica.net/reforestation

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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Partnership

We recently received a grant from the AIDS Healthcare Foundation and a part of it, of course, goes to counseling and testing for HIV in the rural villages where Aid Africa works. We are very pleased to add this project … Continue reading

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Aid Africa’s Interns Make News

Aid Africa was host to five university students from early June through mid-August. Christina Rice of Princeton University stayed a with us for bout two months documenting our stove manufacturing processes, interviewing villagers about our products to see what they do and don’t … Continue reading

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Transforming Lives Presentation

This article in the Ventura Star gives details about a presentation about worldwide poverty and how Aid Africa is doing its part in combatting it. If you’re in the area, please consider coming. It will be interesting and informative. If … Continue reading

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We’ve got bricks!

Bricks! We have 80,000 – enough for 10,000 stoves. We hire extra brick makers during the dry season (Nov. through March) to get ahead. This inventory supports our village distribution events that we do year round. Headed home: efficient stoves … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day is Baby’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day. In 2015 500 Birthing Kits were assembled by Aid Africa volunteers and sent to developing countries to save the lives of mothers and their babies.  We distributed 267 birthing kits directly to pregnant women with training for … Continue reading

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Getting our hands dirty on Earth Day

Just another day for Aid Africa to be green. Planting fruit and shade trees in deforested areas turning muddy sloughs into a protected supply of clean drinking water converting sawdust and riverbank clay into insulation bricks for our fuel-efficient stoves … Continue reading

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Training day

Here is what we do – and we think we do it pretty darn well. Those are two of our staff members from our office in Gulu in Northern Uganda. Behind them watching are members of a village assembled for … Continue reading

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