Amref Health Africa (African Medical and Research Foundation) is an international non-governmental organization founded in 1957 and still operating today, which aims to improve health in Africa through the active involvement of local communities. The organisation employs mainly African staff (around 97%) and devotes a large part of its resources to training medical personnel on site.
Amref operates in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda and South Sudan and is currently the largest non-profit medical organization on the African continent.
Amref supports these projects
FA.C.E. – Farsi Comunità Educanti
The project FA.C.E aims to increase access to educational services for children aged 0/6 years in order to fight educational poverty in four Italian areas characterised by fragile contexts. It sets up participatory paths and educational services with local institutions and communities.