With headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, Amref Health Africa is the largest Africa-based healthcare nonprofit, serving millions of people every year across 35 countries in sub-Saharan Africa. Amref Health Africa began on the continent as the Flying Doctors, bringing surgical services to remote communities using light aircraft. Our priorities have since expanded to strengthen health systems and train African health workers to respond to the continent’s most critical health challenges. Our approach is community-based and makes the people we reach partners rather than just beneficiaries. Over 97% of our global staff are Africans, so we are always tackling African challenges with African expertise.
The Amref Health Africa in the USA office raises awareness and critically needed funds for our work in Africa. In 2021, 92% of our funds raised went directly towards programming. Amref Health Africa in the USA is registered with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service as a 501 (C)(3) organization, and contributions to Amref Health Africa in the USA are tax-deductible to the maximum extent permitted under the law.