Why Service for Africa?

“Every human being in every walk of life needs help in building self respect and self-reliance.” – Marvin J. Ashton Many of the people served by It’s for Africa (IFA) live in the epicenter of war-torn northern Uganda. They continue to suffer tremendously,...
Our Jiggers Service In Africa

Our Jiggers Service In Africa

The Condition Each year It’s for Africa partners with Mpendo Packer Foundation to assist in the removal and eradication of jiggers found in southern Uganda. Jiggers are parasitic worms that bore through the skin and can cause serious health issues. They generally...
How Do You Save Lives One Drop At A Time?

How Do You Save Lives One Drop At A Time?

A Gulu School Girl Drinking Contaminated Water “3.4 million people, mostly children, die annually from water-related diseases. … Scarce or contaminated water kills more children than AIDS, malaria and measles combined! Yet most of these illnesses and deaths can...
Winning in Uganda

Winning in Uganda

The Village Drill is the leading piece of technology in the fight against poverty. Thanks to recent generous donors, It’s For Africa now has one! There are no examples of communities that have eliminated poverty without first solving their scarce and...
Solution: The Village Drill!

Solution: The Village Drill!

The great value of the Village Drill The great value of the Village Drill is readily visible: it is easy to operate, easy to transport, easy to assemble — in less than an hour! — and it can penetrate through almost all strata down to 297 feet so pure...
The Conundrum: sustainable clean water

The Conundrum: sustainable clean water

It’s For Africa partnered with Aid Africa It’s For Africa partnered with Aid Africa, a reputable Nonprofit located in Gulu, to manually drill cable style wells/bore holes for us. Though the work was excellent, there are inherent problems with all shallow...
The Water Problem

The Water Problem

During a 2017 expedition to Africa We realized the people had no clean drinking water. Something more needed to be done about the filthy contaminated water most commonly accessible in villages. Every DAY, 6,000* children die from contaminated water!  Providing...
Miss Utah 2019: How Youth Can Serve

Miss Utah 2019: How Youth Can Serve

Miss Utah 2019 – Dexonna Talbot It’s For Africa! believes in the far reaching impact of teaching children and youth empathy, kindness and service. We have partnered with Wholives.org to bring clean water awareness & fundraising assemblies to local...
Our Summer Expedition

Our Summer Expedition

What a great service expedition! Three new wells in villages, jiggers treatments, distribution of over 1,500 Days for Girls Hygiene kits, delivered over 100 birth kits, scripture distributions, many activities with young single adults, 50+ Tippy Tap washing stations;...