AFIA SANTE (Kinshasa, )

Work Address

  • Organization Name:AFIA SANTE
  • Address:LIMETE, Indistriel
    Dilandos n°09
    Kinshasa
    Congo, the Democratic Republic of the

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General

  • Mission:
  • AFIA SANTE is a non-governmental organization under the Congolese law. His main purpose is to improve life for the more poor’s and vulnerable people by promoting health, education, right and gender for man and women equality. AFIA SANTE was created in ISIRO’s city on September 15th, 2004, in the North East of the Democratic Republic of Congo in the post-conflict context by the initiative of a teacher and youth leaving this part of country.
    After the various wars that have devastated the local population between 1996 and 2002, young people have decided to make their modest contribution to improve the quality of health care and education for all with a special emphasis on landlocked rural poor and where interventions of humanitarian and development agencies are almost nonexistent.

  • Overview:
  • After the various wars that have devastated the local population between 1996 and 2002, young people have decided to make their modest contribution to improve the quality of health care and education for all with a special emphasis on landlocked rural poor and where interventions of humanitarian and development agencies are almost nonexistent.
    Objectives of the Organization:
    Supporting vulnerable people including children, women, indigenous people, displaced persons, people with disabilities to enable them to access their basic rights;
    Promote Maternal, Newborn and Child for access to primary health care;
    Contribute to the fight against major diseases as malaria, tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS;
    Facilitate access to safe drinking water, basic hygiene and sanitation services in rural area;
    Promote the integral education and outreach for all, paying particular attention to access to primary education for all and vocational training;
    Promote communication for behavior change in health, education, human right in a context of sustainable development, taking into account the challenges of sustainable development.
    Philosophy of action:
    AFIA SANTE believes in the potential of local communities to improve access to health, education and development for all.
    AFIA SANTE believes that strengthening local capacity is essential and must be based on clearly expressed needs.
    AFIA SANTE believes that action must be based on a perspective of ownership and synergy between the various actors, in this case, the private sector, civil society organization and the state.
    AFIA SANTE is involved in a respectful and responsible partnership that focuses on the best interests of grassroots communities.
    AFIA SANTE operates in accordance with the laws in force in the DRC on the basis of some official documents. The copies of could be send to the Imagine No Malaria if he needed To date, the activities of AFIA SANTE benefited the established populations in many Provinces and Cities in particular the city of Kinshasa, Eastern Province, Bandundu and Eastern Kasai. It is ready to expand into other provinces of the DRC if possible according to the need and his financial capability of operation.


  • History:
  • The AFIA SANTE NGO is a nongovernmental with purpose of the promoting of health and education for the more power people in rural area of DRC. According to our action, we target women and child less than five years old, and youth with 15-24 year old in priority and other category of population in second time. The objectives of AFIA SANTE are:
    - The promoting of mother and youth with 15-14 year old though mother for primary health care and especially the family planning in rural area;
    - Saving life of child less than five years under communities action against key pathologies as pneumonia, diarrhea and malaria under communities care site and malnutrition;
    - Promote action against HIV, malaria, tuberculosis and other dangerous diseases in the DRC;
    - Provide water, hygiene and sanitation for the power people in rural area;
    - Promoting gender equality and the right of Girl child for they access to the education;
    - Promoting communication for the behavior change about health, social and development key problem.
    According to our objectives, our important action is to work together national and international organization to support the Ministry of Health of RDC for the achievement of Millenary Gall for development about mother and child health (OMD 4&5), the action against HIV, malaria and tuberculosis and gender right and gender equality. All of our activities are done in partnering and empowering of health provider and all stakeholders in the sectors supported with our program.

  • Year established:2004
  • Endowment:Yes

Registration

  • Organization type:Grantseeker
  • Country of registration:Other

Types of funding being sought (i.e. funding type)

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Program areas of focus and activity (i.e. funding cause)

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Geographic areas of focus and activity (i.e. geographic area)

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