Canadian Harambee Education Society

Canadian Harambee Education Society’s (CHES) mission is simple and powerful: it aims to improve the quality of life of women and their communities in Kenya and Tanzania by providing secondary education scholarships for bright girls with no means of paying secondary school fees. By focusing on girls, CHES is standing up for those most often…

Signs of Hope in Africa

Another BC-based organization, Signs of Hope in Africa (SOHIA) supports children and families in Jambiani, Tanzania. Its projects include daily breakfast for over 600 children, school supplies, school uniforms, bicycles, chickens, and small business sponsorship, empowering villagers and educating the next generation.

Rescue Dada

In 2007, HUFA’s very first donation in memory of Avchen Pinkard went to Rescue Dada – a street girls’ rehabilitation centre in Nairobi. “Dada” means “sister” in Swahili, and this well-established group gives vulnerable girls shelter, counselling, education and support so they can return to their families and schools. We thought it fitting to return to…

Limelight Floral Design supports HUFA

Valentine’s Day is coming and did you know that if you purchase your flowers from the lovely people at Limelight Floral Design in Dundarave Village, in West Vancouver, and say that “you support Hands Up for Africa” when ordering and paying for your purchase, that HUFA will receive 4% of the total purchase price?  And it’s…

Giving Tuesday

Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday … but now there’s Giving Tuesday!  It’s happening in Canada on November 29, 2016 –  save the date!  Charities, business and individuals come together to celebrate giving on Giving Tuesday. More than 90 per cent of all money raised by Hands Up For Africa goes directly to the…

The HUFA Garlic Fundraiser!!!

It’s back … the Hanson Family HUFA Garlic Fundraiser! We are selling garlic to raise money for Hands Up For Africa – 1/2 of funds raised goes to HUFA, 1/2 goes to our piggy banks 🙂  You can help support 33 children and over 6 staff with some of the basic necessities of life while…