For the love of AfricaIf 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. Read more.
Latest VideoThis footage was taken by Empowers Africa Trustee Suzanne Leydecker. There are over 50,000 elephants in the Chobe River - perhaps the highest elephant concentration in Africa.
Our February 2015 Newsletter with Grants, Incredible Mountain Gorilla Pictures and More is Now AvailableOur February 2015 newsletter contains information about four new grants that have just been announced. Each of these grants has an incredible story behind them. You’ll also find pictures of endangered mountain gorillas in Virunga, and learn about the difficulty park rangers face in keeping them alive. You’ll also find information about our upcoming Annual [...]...
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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!
- Above: video of elephants drinking from the Chobe River in Botswana. Footage taken by Empowers Africa Trustee Suzanne Leydecker.