Meet the Changemakers
African Road is a nonprofit organization working to lift entire communities out of extreme poverty.
We partner with local changemakers through collaborative project development and strategic funding.
What This Looks Like
400+ people receiving perspective changing, life transforming VICOBA business training
Over 1000 indigenous people gaining citizenship in Burundi
146 youth being empowered to buy their own medical insurance ‘by the work of their own hands’
Born into the minority indigenous Batwa tribe in Burundi
An extraordinary advocate for his people
Partnering with African Road to provide ID kits.
ID kits = birth certificates, better access to healthcare and education, the right to vote and legally marry, and dignity for the Batwa.
A lifeline for the vulnerable.
An adoptive mother providing a safe space for girl survivors of modern slavery, child marriage, and gender-based violence. Driven by her own story and fighting for long-term change.
Partnering with African Road to build
a business to sustain her work for years to come.
David is transforming communities with
his Village Community Banking.
Not just business training, VICOBA encourages dreaming big and starting with what you have. This training is empowering entire communities to be self-sustaining.