We identify, fund, and strengthen communities in Africa that support the health, resilience, and education of children. Communities power lasting change. Communities stop poverty. It is this shared vision that drives our innovative model. Explore how Firelight Funds African Communities:

Mission

Firelight Foundation believes in the power of African communities to create lasting change for children and families affected by poverty, HIV, and AIDS.

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What we fund

Firelight partners with African community-based organizations to stop poverty. We’ve funded over 330 organizations, in 10 countries, providing 1,499 grants.

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We work for a future where all of Africa’s children grow up in families, healthy, secure, educated, and able to pursue economic opportunities.

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People now see me and my children as humans who are worth of respect. The garden project implemented by MACOBAO, funded by Firelight, has been my ability to feed my family and provide income for their basic needs for child growth and survival on my own."

- a woman participating in the garden project at MACOBAO,
 a Firelight partner in Zimbabwe since 2008.

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