At a glance
- Working alongside national governments, local organizations, and other partners across Africa, we contribute funding and scientific expertise in support of their goals for change.
- We focus on countries where we believe we can have the greatest impact.
- We support a range of programs that work to improve health and nutrition; gender equality; disease prevention, treatment, and research; water, sanitation, and hygiene; agriculture; and financial services for the poor.
Working with partners in Burkina Faso, we support projects that aim to empower women and girls, transform the agricultural economy, and combat infectious diseases.
Since opening our office in Addis Ababa in 2012, we have partnered with the Ethiopian government, donors, the private sector, and civil society organizations to help improve agricultural productivity and increase the coverage of live-saving health and nutrition interventions.
In Kenya, our work focuses on areas of overlap between our expertise and the government’s priorities under the Kenya Vision 2030 development blueprint and the country’s United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, which include primary health care and gender equality.
Since opening our office in Abuja in 2012, we have worked closely with partners in Nigeria to make progress in key areas of health, including primary health care and polio eradication.
We work with partners in South Africa to advance research and solutions that address the country’s areas of greatest need, including HIV and tuberculosis prevention, diagnosis, and treatment and progress in gender equality.
More about our work in Africa
We work across Africa from our regional headquarters in Johannesburg and our offices in Abuja and Addis Ababa.
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