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About Us

Africa Responds is a collaborative platform through which African organizations and allies pool their resources, networks, and collective voices to respond to the Ebola outbreak. Recognizing the socio-economic and political roots and implications of this outbreak, we value and promote contextualized and nuanced dialogue. The resources raised through Africa Responds will support organizations that are providing critical services on the ground. Our partner organizations have highlighted three critical areas of need, described below. Funds from the campaign will support these needs. Africans in the Diaspora, with support from International Development Exchange, will manage and disburse the funds as well as produce follow-up updates and reports.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Equip more front-line responders with protective equipment, sanitation kits, and training materials.

Community mobilization & outreach

Educate communities on how to prevent the spread of Ebola.

Caretaker & Family Support

Provide alternative care and support to families affected by Ebola.

Our team

TMS Ruge
Communications

Want to know why Africa Responds was needed? Let's talk.

Solome Lemma
Resources

Want to contribute resources? Let's talk about how.

Stephanie Yawa de Wolfe
Partnerships

Want to join the Africa Responds movement? Ask me how!

Ernest Danjuma Enebi
Campaign Engagement

Africa's response to Ebola needs to be talked about. Tell how you are helping.

Etobssie Wako
Narratives

Want to share your story? Let's talk.

Sarran Lan Jabbie
New Media Strategist

Looking to be a part of our online campaign and spread the message? Contact me.