Africa in the Pacific Northwest
Building the future of Africa by investing in the youth of today
AFRICAN WOMEN’S COALITION
The African Women Coalition’s mission is to mobilize, advocate and empower African women living in Oregon and S.W. Washington by providing a culturally supportive and nurturing environment that builds the capacity of the community to help itself and allows other members of the community to reach their highest potential through support, guidance and educational opportunities.
Gambia Health Education Liaison Project
Connecting with the people and cultures of Africa
HOMOWO AFRICAN ARTS & CULTURE
Homowo African Arts & Cultures, based in the Pacific Northwest, provides the world with a non-profit organization which offers authentic experiences with the music and dance of Ghana, West Africa. We create cultural awareness and understanding through our educational offerings and performing groups that tour the world.
KO-FALEN CULTURAL CENTER
Ko-Falen Cultural Center, located in Portland, Oregon, and Bamako, Mali, is the inspiration of Baba Wagué Diakité, a Malian artist and writer now living in Portland. It has been his dream to share the culture of his home country with the people of his adopted home. Ko-Falen Cultural Center seeks to promote cultural, artistic and educational exchanges between the people of the United States and Mali through art workshops, dance, music and ceremony. We believe that a greater understanding and respect between people can be reached through these personal exchanges.
Lanyi Fan is a group of Guinea enthusiasts with the mission of cultivating healthy artists, strong communities and ecosystems; innovating vibrant cultural education programs between the U.S. and Guinea; and nurturing lasting, heart-connected relationships through dance, music, and language.
THE RAY OF HOPE FOUNDATION
Promoting health, healing, enterprise and education in Kenya
WATOTO WA DUNIA (Children of the World)
Watoto wa Dunia, based in Portland, Oregon, and Nairobi, Kenya, is a grassroots organization that works with volunteers in local communities to find sustainable solutions to problems facing impoverished children and communities. Our goals include educating and empowering women and children, reducing hunger, stopping AIDS, and developing leadership.
ZIMBABWE ARTISTS PROJECT
Making human connections through art
AFRICAN CREATIONS, LLC
African jewelry and accessories
QUEEN OF SHEBA INTERNATIONAL FOODS
Authentic Ethiopian dining