Events

Eric Alexander to speak at “One Night, One well” Gala

Eric Alexander

We are honored and excited to announce that Mr. Eric Alexander will be the speaker at our upcoming gala. Eric Alexander, skier, climber, and mountaineer is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental role in helping others to achieve their own. On May 25th 2001 Eric defied the odds and scaled Mt. Everest guiding his […]

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October 15 – Global Handwashing Day

October 15 is global hand-washing day. This wonderful event, originally intended to promote hygiene habits in schools, is now being celebrated by over 200 million people around the world, in over 100 countries. It’s amazing, but the simple act of hand-washing with soap is the least expensive and most effective way to prevent contagious diseases. […]

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November 2, 2013

Houston Hilton Westchase – 9999 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas 77042 Special Guests: “Great Day Houston” host Deborah Duncan Author, climber and mountaineer Eric Alexander Entertainment: The Next Level Band 6:00 – Cocktails and Silent Auction 7:30 – Dinner and Live Auction We hope you will join us for an evening of entertainment and giving. Here […]

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Bringing Water to Schools

We have been fortunate enough to have great success with our water and sanitation projects in hospitals around Conakry, Guinea’s capital. According to the Director of Jean Paul II, Dr. Soumah, the installation of the well and subsequent sanitation program has helped reduce its hospital acquired infections by more than 60%, and has lowered patient-to-patient […]

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Labomobil© Inauguration Ceremony

Our Labomobil© was officially welcomed to Guinea on December 11, 2012. The ceremony took place at the People’s Palace in Conakry. Prominently in attendance were the Minister of Health, the General Secretary from the Ministry of Social Services for Women and Children, a representative from the First Lady’s office, the Governor of Conakry, representatives from […]

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Tanene Water Well Inauguration Ceremony – June 18, 2012

The plaque in front of the new Tanene well reads “Water is the source of life”. This very belief is at the heart of our water and sanitation efforts in Guinea. On June 18, 2012, Tanene hospital celebrated the inauguration of their brand new water well. The entire community came out for the event and […]

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AFG expands its reach – Sierra Leone and Gambia

When we set our hydrocephalus project into motion, little did we expect to expand the reach of this initiative beyond the borders of Guinea. The need in the country is so great that our goals were entirely local in scope. However, thanks to a partnership with Cure International we have been able to offer our […]

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Guinea’s first hydrocephalus Scientific Conference!

AFG is proud to announce the success of the first hydrocephalus scientific conference “Hydrocephalus in Children”, which took place in Donka Hospital on June 14, 2012. Over 120 medical professionals attended the event, including professors and students from Conakry’s Gamal medical school. Dr. Souare, head neurologist of AFG’s hydrocephalus panel, as well as a number […]

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“The Art of Friendship” Fundraiser Gala

“Friendship is unnecessary, like philosophy, like art…It has no survival value; rather it is one of those things that gives value to survival – C.S. Lewis AFG’s Second Fundraiser is just around the corner. We are thrilled to announce that Guinean Ambassador Blaise Cherif has graciously agreed to attend and will be addressing the audience […]

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  • AFG needs your help! We depend on contributions from foundations, companies and individuals to continue our work in Guinea.

    Our primary goal is to assist hospitals and health centers in Guinea who care for the welfare of the Guinean population. We do this by providing medical aid, improving and upgrading existing infrastructure in health facilities and implementing disease prevention and treatment programs.

    We also aim to improve the overall quality of life of the population by supporting and promoting economic growth and technical development.

    You can make a difference!