A Child For All, ACFA Inc.

ACFA's vision is " a Mali where all children are afforded the tools necessary for a successful future." We march towards that vision by executing our mission: " to provides Mali's vulnerable children a safe and loving environment which fosters their health, learning, happiness, and success." ACFA was founded from the personal experience of its founder, Kadiatou F. Sidibe, who was separated from her mother from age 3 to 26 and was raised by a single father in Bamako, Mali. Our goal is to turn risk into opportunities. We take street vulnerable children exposed to drug, prostitution, robbery, criminal activities, and give them a home with caring staff, food, heal...
Dec 2, 2013

1st semester report

ACFA Children snacking
ACFA Children snacking

Children are doing extremely well as they move through the academic year.  Our newly designed nutritional diet has proved to be very helpful with not just the children nutrition needs but also shown less chronicle diseases than before. Additionally the school year is commencing well as we received the first report card with Diakassan ranking number 1 in her class of 44, and all but one child receiving grades above the average. We are proud to announce that our children continue to strive thanks to your continued support.  Thank you very much, and please do not hesitate to contact our CEO  if you have any questions. 

Diakassan ranked 1st in her class
Diakassan ranked 1st in her class

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Sep 3, 2013

Summer Report

Visiting Zorokoro
Visiting Zorokoro

This summer CEO Kadiatou Sidibe visited Bamako to spend some time with the children and inquire about the status of the construction of Zorokoro.  The first dorm is now at its final phase and we need help with leveling out the 5 acre of land surrounding the dorm so that the children have a safe playground.  While Zorokoro construction is advancing, we also have started the plowing of our farm,  the harvest of which feed the children.  Below is a picture of our corn field.  In addition to the corn, we also cultivate beans, and peanuts.  Rainy season is promising and we are hoping to have a better harvest this year. Mali now has a democratically elected president who will take office on 04 Sep 2013.  Things are moving in the right direction for the country, but the vulnerable children left as a result of the last 2 years turmoil still need help.  ACFA’s answer to these events is to ensure that the Zorokoro project maintains course and stays on track to receive and support more vulnerable children. 

Please donate today and help us ensure that our work continues and that the vulnerable children of Mali are afforded the security of the holistic program that ACFA offers them.  Thank you for supporting our efforts towards attaining our vision. 

Our corn field
Our corn field

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Sep 3, 2013

Summer Report

Children with teacher
Children with teacher

This summer CEO Kadiatou Sidibe visited Bamako to spend some time with the children and inquire about the status of the construction of Zorokoro.  The first dorm is now at its final phase and we need help with leveling out the 5 acre of land surrounding the dorm so that the children have a safe playground.  We concluded the academic year with 75% of our children passing to the next grade.  The remainder is enrolled into a special tutoring program to fill the gap that we identified when the children transferred from public school to private school.  This summer, the children also started their skill building education.  Adama and Lassine commenced the tailoring school and we are working on setting up a wood sculpture school in the next few month.  Mali now has a democratically elected president who will take office on 04 Sep 2013.  Things are moving in the right direction for the country, but the vulnerable children left as a result of the last 2 years turmoil, still need help.  ACFA’s answer to these events is to ensure that the Zorokoro project maintains course and stays on track to receive and support more vulnerable children. 

Please donate today and help us ensure that our work continues and that the vulnerable children of Mali are afforded the security of the holistic program that ACFA offers them.  Thank you for supporting our efforts towards attaining our vision. 

Adama at Zorokoro
Adama at Zorokoro

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