Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)


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AFAA has been a continuously, US licensed, adoption agency since 1986.
AFAA has been an Indiana, non-profit corporation since 1986.
AFAA has been an IRS approved, 501 (c) (3) corporation since 1987.
AFAA has been a member of the Joint Council on International Children’s Services since 1988.
AFAA Managing Director was awarded the “Angels in Adoption” award from Senator Richard Lugar in 2006.
AFAA was the first licensed, North American adoption agency to work with African orphan children for adoption.
AFAA was the first licensed, US adoption agency to be approved by the Government of Ethiopia.

MALI, West Africa - 1986 - AFAA began an adoption & medical assistance program.
ETHIOPIA, East Africa - 1987 - AFAA began an adoption, sponsorship, educational & humanitarian aid program.
UGANDA, East Africa - 1988 - AFAA began a sponsorship & educational program.
SIERRA LEONE, West Africa - 1995 - AFAA began an adoption, sponsorship & medical assistance program.
NIGERIA, West Africa - 2001 - AFAA began a sponsorhip & educational program.
LESOTHO, Southern Africa - 2006 - AFAA began an adoption program.
Organization type: Adoption Agency
Founded: 1986-01-01
Related organisations (to)
Organizations this is organization is related to
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Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)Sponsor ofWorld Initiative for Orphans (WIO)
Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)FacilitatesAdoption Alliance (CO)Ethiopia
Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)Member ofJoint Council on International Children’s Services (JCICS)
Related countries, states or provinces
Countries, states or provinces this organization is related to
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Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)Operates inEthiopia
Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)Operates inMali
Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)Operates inSierra Leone
Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)Operates inLesotho
Americans for African Adoptions, Inc. (AFAA)Operates inUganda
Documents
News paper articles, official documents and reports filed about this organization
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Out of Africa1993-02-01
A second family1998-05-03
Mountains for Mohammed1998-10-10
Boy's plight launched a mission2001-09-23
Leaving despair to begin a new life2001-09-23
Agency operates on a lean budget2001-09-23
Leaving despair to begin a new life2001-09-23
Out of Africa, a trickle of orphans 2006-05-24
Making Room for Just One More; Lon and DeAnna Kennard2006-07-10
AN ASSESSMENT OF THE INTER COUNTRY ADOPTION LAWS, POLICIES AND PRACTICES IN LIBERIA2007-07-01
American Homes for African Children2007-10-09
The next China? 2008-04-15
Couple defrauded but not deterred2010-07-19
HESLEP v. AMERICANS FOR AFRICAN ADOPTION, INC.2012-08-27
Heslep v Americans for African Adoptions2013-03-10
Lies in the Land of Hope - part 1-42013-08-01
Abuse cases
Abuse cases of children while in placement and the role this organization played in their placement
Titlesort iconRole
Girls adopted by Lon and DeAnna KennardPlacement agency
Child trafficking cases
Child trafficking cases and the role this organization played.
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Uganda - Americans for African Adoptions and Joseph Kagimu caseAdoption agency

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