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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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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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World Water Day

The UN has chosen March 22 as a day to focus the world’s attention in the importance of water and stress the importance of responsible and long-term water use and preservation. Water is absolutely essential to life and the planet’s reserves are not limitless. Many countries, such as Guinea, already suffer from a lack of […]

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What AFG is doing to bring water to Guineans

One of AFG’s main concerns has been to make sure hospitals and health centers have running, potable water. It is a basic necessity that is missing from many facilities in the country. We have built wells and connected plumbing in various health centers in the coastal area. Installing plumbing and faucets for direct water access […]

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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!