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 is very important, especially in hospitals. Studies have shown that there is often significant deterioration of water quality between the time that water is taken from the source and the time it reaches the mouth or hands.

This year, proceeds from our annual gala will go towards starting a water and sanitation project in a large Conakry school. Inadequate water supply and sanitation facilities in schools, aside from being a health hazard, affect school attendance, retention and educational performance. 90% of the public schools in Guinea lack water supply and sanitation facilities including the biggest university in Conakry, which has more than five thousand students. Less than 10% of schools have hand-washing facilities next to latrines. This means that infections and diseases spread quickly and many students stay at home due to illness.

We believe that, with the help of our generous supporters, we can make clean water available to our friends in Guinea, which can have an effect in all aspects of life, including health and education.

Learn more about our water and sanitation activities
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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!