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Ms. Jeannine B. Scott Joins AFG’s Board of Directors

We are very excited to announce that Ms. Jeannine Scott has joined the AFG Board of Directors. Ms. Scott is the President of the U.S. – Angola Chamber of Commerce, Founder & Principal of America to Africa Consulting (A2A), LLC. She brings nearly 30 years of experience in the field of international development, spanning the […]

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Effect of Greenhouse Gases on West Africa

CGIAR is investigating the effect of greenhouse gases on agriculture and food security in West Africa. Climate changes affect the whole world and we need to figure out what it is doing to Africa’s ability to produce food. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this. http://africanbrains.net/2012/11/15/climate-change-is-a-major-challenge-for-agriculture-and-food-security-in-west-africa/

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What the price of rice can do to (or for) Guinea

We stumbled upon this interesting article regarding the price of rice in Guinea. Rice is a staple in Guinea, but rising prices may cause the population to turn to locally grown products. http://allafrica.com/stories/201210310279.html Will this be good or bad for Guinea? We’d love to hear your opinion.

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Low-Income premature babies are at higher risk of hydrocephalus

This fascinating article in Pediatric Neurosurgery details a study that found that “Preterm neonates born to low-income parents have a disproportionately high risk of developing posthemorrhagic hydrocephalus that requires multiple surgeries and extensive follow-up” Although this study was conducted in the United States, it highlights the correlation between low-income families and hydrocephalus. The data applies […]

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Make a Difference Today

Guinea and AFG need your support. Make a difference today. There are various methods to donate to AFG; monetary donations, stock, in-kind donations and volunteerism. Visit our donation form to donate through PayPal or connect regarding stock donations. Donations can also be made shopping through iGive.com partners. Make your social media count and help AFG through Help […]

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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!