Alongside Africa is a UK-based not for profit organisation that is committed to a world in which every person has the opportunity to earn a living. We recognise the rights of marginalised and disadvantaged children, individuals and communities to be able to take responsibility for their own development and independence. We focus on providing opportunities, not aid and our efforts are geared towards developing countries – initially in Africa.
We work in partnership with local authorities, community groups and individuals to reach the most vulnerable and disadvantaged.
Our strap line of opportunities, not aid recognises the right of marginalised and disadvantaged communities to be able take responsibility for their own development, and for this to be achieved with dignity and self respect, critical factors that are often lost when aid is provided instead of opportunities.
We align with the following UN Sustainable Development Goals: