Personal Stories

Update on little Sawdah

Our favorite Peace Corps volunteer Deborah LaFavre went back to Gambia to visit and brought news back with her. She had this to say about her stay: “One of the highlights of my trip was getting to meet Sawdah and her entire family! Baba, Sawdah, and Mom had just returned from their follow up doctor’s […]

Also posted in News | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments closed

Thank you from Sawdah

We were thrilled to receive this today from Deb LaFavre, a Peace Corps volunteer working in Gambia. It is stories like this that keep us doing what we do. Dear Tim, Mike Illions, Bebe, Mike Carson, and Dr. Barry: Here she is! For those of you who never met her, here is Sawdah Darboe from […]

Also posted in News | Tagged , , , , , | Comments closed

A Lifetime of Suffering and Isolation

Woman recovering after fistula surgery

The life of a woman suffering from gynecological fistula is one of loneliness and pain. Aside from the terrible symptoms associated with the disease, they are ostracized and shunned from all aspects of social life. One such woman is Fatoumata Traoré. Living in the Guinea-Ivory Coast border, she married at 15, and shortly thereafter became pregnant. […]

Posted in Personal Stories | Comments closed

    Warning: mysql_real_escape_string(): Access denied for user ''@'localhost' (using password: NO) in /home/afguinea/public_html/wp-content/plugins/quotes-collection/quotes-collection.php on line 269

    Warning: mysql_real_escape_string(): A link to the server could not be established in /home/afguinea/public_html/wp-content/plugins/quotes-collection/quotes-collection.php on line 269
  • 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!