Charity number: 298316
Build Africa is one of Britains leading charities working with young people in rural areas of East Africa. Our mission is to help young people in Africa escape poverty. Education and enterprise are key to breaking the poverty cycle, which is why our work focuses on providing quality education and business skills training. Together with local communities, we enable children to learn in safe, clean and well equipped schools and help young people to develop the skills they need to set up a business and provide for themselves and their families.
Since we were founded in 1978, we have successfully implemented a range of innovative projects that have transformed the lives of hundreds of thousands of children and young people. We do this by building schools and developing farming businesses. Through Build A School we support schools that currently teach classes in makeshift structures without furniture or learning materials. We transform the school by building classrooms and sanitation facilities; by providing a water supply, desks and text books. Through Build a Farm we work with local farmers whose current harvests are barley enough food to feed their family, let alone provide an income. We train farmers in modern farming methods and give loans in the form of seeds and equipment so farmers can double their harvests within a year.
We are a small, dynamic charity committed to a vision of a successful, economically self sufficient Africa, We hold ourselves accountable to the communities we support and to our donors in the UK. Please use Everyclick to support our work.