Picture of school childrenAdvantage Africa supports people affected by poverty, disability and HIV to improve their education, health and incomes. Our work helps some of East Africa’s most vulnerable people to overcome stigma, help themselves and build a better future for their families and communities.

We’re helping disabled children attend school for the first time, people living with HIV access life-saving medicines, single-parent families earn an income to meet their basic needs. These practical projects provide some of Africa’s most vulnerable families with life-changing opportunities and real hope for the future.

Read more about Advantage Africa’s hands-on approach to community development.

Advantage Africa was founded as a registered charity in 2002 on the values of justice, equality, and opportunity for Africa’s poorest and most excluded people.

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We have a UK staff of five, and a board of seven trustees who govern the charity.

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Our annual report and accounts provides information on our achievements and finances during the last year. You can also find out more about our work on our FAQs page.