• For the Love of Africa

    If you have ever visited Africa you know there's something about the landscape, the wildlife and the people that inspires a passion for preservation and dreams for positive growth. Our mission at Empowers Africa is just that -- to empower people, protect wildlife and conserve land.
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    Above: video from the Singita Cooking School -- one of our grant recipients. Above: video of elephants drinking from the Chobe River in Botswana. Footage taken by Empowers Africa Trustee Suzanne Leydecker.
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  • Upcoming Event

    Purchase tickets now for the Hoedspruit Endangered Species Center (HESC) Honorary Luncheon New York, NY | Harlow - The Atrium Monday, September 21, 2015 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EDT)

    Empowers Africa is a U.S. public charity under IRC Section 501(c)(3) that supports programs in the areas of human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in Sub-saharan Africa. Each year, Empowers Africa awards grants to unique and outstanding projects. You can find out more about these projects by clicking on our "Projects" page. We accept donations from individuals and we are grateful for the support. Please stay in touch with our latest news by "liking" our Facebook page and reading our newsletters. There is an e-newsletter sign-up form under the "About" tab in the toolbar. Thank you!

  • Recent Photos

  • New pictures: The pictures above were taken on a 2015 trip to Ethiopia.