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Aid and Care for Africa (Kusaidia Afrika)

Aid and Care (also known Kusaidia Afrik.Kusaidia Afrika) is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization born from the legacy of the "Lost boys and girls of Sudan? who, through their life trials and tribulations developed a passion for helping the vulnerable people and war affected communities in Africa by addressing their physical and emotional needs.

Children, Disaster Relief, Economic Development, Education, Health, Human Rights, Poverty

Republic of South Sudan
Rwanda
United States

Date Founded: 2006
Number of Staff: 9

Description of Services:
Aid and Care, Inc provides opportunities in:
Health programs(Africa)
Education programs(Africa)
Social Development programs(Africa,US)
Computer programs(Africa,US)
Adults Education(US)
Youth Cultural and Leadership Programs(US)
Orphans programs( Africa)
Widows and Women Projects(Africa)
History:
Founded in 2006 by one of the Lost boys of Sudan and American Friends, Aid and Care, Inc envolved its vision from the legacy of the lost boys' long term suffering before they came to U.S together with present situation in Southern Sudan. When they visit their villages they find fencing situations that are affecting people who live in those poor villages in Sudan. The villages lack of education, medicines, clean water, as well as social and human developments. Founded and managed by Sudanese Americans, Aid and Care, Inc's goal is to promote and empower vulnerable children and youth primarily in South Sudan, Rwanda, and Ethiopia through life-saving educational opportunities.


Accomplishments & Progress:
1 Built primary school in South Sudan
2. Building ORPHANAGE CENTER in South Sudan
3. Assists more than 40 orphans in Kigali, Rwanda
4. Educating and Supporting more than 3000 children in South Sudan
5. Provide health care services and medications in South Sudan
6. Supporting about 70 children and poor families in Western Ethiopia

Potential Projects
1. Plans to build a primary and secondary school in a remote village in South Sudan
2. Promote Girls Education: Raise to Lead (R2L) to be launched in 2012. Goal: To educate children and orphaned youth and empowers girls and young women to enroll in schools
3. Clean Water project in the Remove Areas

Financial Information   Verified
Year 2011
Total Revenue: $24,190
Expenses:  
        Program Services Expenses: $19,800
(90% of total)
        Management & General Expenses: $242
(1% of total)
        Fundraising Expenses: $1,913
(9% of total)
        Total Expenses: $21,955

Additional Background Information: Through these programs, we recognize our donors or volunteers publicly. Any donor who donates more $5,000 plus will be recognized by putting his or her picture or statue on the walls of clinic and schools which are built through these fundings. In additions to this recognitions, we announce our great donors appreciation during our annual meeting and dinner or through international and national magazines or newspapers. Local Partners: Refugee agencies, South Sudan Community, Arising Africa Community and others Additional Affiliations: In Africa:
Local and national goverment
Chiefs of the villages in which we will operate our programs
Sudan Medical Care
Catholic Relief Agency
Local Community Agencies
Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya
Moro Refugee Camp in Uganda
New Philidelphia Assembly Church
Dominic Diing Foundation

President:
Dominic Diing
Founder and President Phone: 716-392-5496
Development Director:
Vincent Agnello
Associate Director
Phone: 716-392-5496
Volunteer Coordinator:
Diane Lewis
Volunteer Coordinator
Phone: 716-9138361
Board of Directors and Board of Advisors:
Dominic Diing, Founder & President
Vincent Agnelo, JD, Assistant Director
Gerry Catalano, Associate Director
Ellen Phus, ,MeD, Associate Director
Fatima Foster, Executive Secretary
Theresa Mickey, Treasurer

Address:
P.O. Box 1521
Buffalo , NY 14213
United States
Phone: 716-913-8361
Fax: 7169417981
Web: http://www.aidandcareforafrica.org

Under Tree School in Makuach village
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Orphans in Aweil
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AID AND CARE FOUNDER RETURNED TO HIS VILLAGE
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Projected Classroom
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Building School in Makuach in 2013
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