Action Africa Help International

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About us


Action Africa Help International (AAH-I) is a regional African-led non-governmental organisation that supports livelihood-challenged communities in East and Southern Africa to sustainably improve their well-being and standard of living. With Country Programmes in South Sudan, Uganda, Zambia, Somalia, and Kenya, AAH-I has over 20 years’ experience working with communities in conflict and post-conflict situations, including refugees, internally displaced people and host communities. More recently AAH-I has expanded its activities to work with other marginalised communities including pastoralists and urban slum dwellers.


Our VISION is improved quality of life for livelihood-challenged communities in Africa.


Our MISSION is to support livelihood-challenged communities in Africa to sustainably improve their quality of life.



• Compassion for livelihood-challenged communities

• Community-centred sustainable solutions

• Respect for all stakeholders

• Partnership with shared responsibilities

• Integrity in all that we do

• Efficiency in resource utilisation

• Innovation in programming



Our current five-year strategy (2014-2018) will focus on the following five strategic objectives:

• Developing, promoting and implementing innovative entrepreneurial and sustainable livelihood programmes.

• Designing and delivering sustainable basic services in partnership with livelihood-challenged communities.

• Facilitating humanitarian relief and recovery programmes for displaced and returnee populations to attain sustainable solutions.

• Strengthening the capacity of implementing partners for sustained service delivery and governance.

• Enhancing the capacity, efficiency, effectiveness and learning of AAH-I to innovatively deliver its Mission.



In all its programming, AAH-I aims to mainstream the following crosscutting issues:


• Gender equality and equity

• Age

• Disability

• Population management and family health







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