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Rwandan Genocide Memorial

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Other

A memorial will be held in April 2010 to remember those lost during the genocide in Rwanda. Mr. Kizito Kalima, a survivor himself, is one of the organizers of the initiative. Read more

Safari Restaurant

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Other

West African cuisine. Read more

Saraga International Grocery

Posted: Thursday, August 26, 2010 in Other

Saraga International Grocery is a multicultural store that caters to the needs of the international community in Indianapolis. They specialize in the provision of ethnic foods from Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean. Read more

Savior of the World Children’s Center

Posted: Wednesday, February 1, 2012 in Religious

SOTW works with orphans in Sierra Leone and provides them with food, medicine, housing, and education. Read more

Scott Martin

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Individuals

Scott Martin is currently undertaking an alternative fuel initiative in order to break dependence on petroleum in East Africa. By replacing diesel with bio-fuel he hopes that the local populations will be able to run generators in schools and hospitals as well as motor vehicles without fossil fuel. Moreover, this fuel initiative will allow local farmers in East Africa to sell their oil as fuel. Read more

Second Presbyterian Church

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Religious

Second Presbyterian Church is a non-profit faith-based organization with a mission to make an impact inside and outside their community in Indianapolis. With this mindset, the church participates in a variety of projects and missions worldwide, specifically the African nation of Kenya. The church has partnered with Riley Hospital to build the Riley Mother and Baby Hospital in Eldoret Kenya. They continue to focus on their Umoja Project, which was created to respond to the urgent needs of Chulaimbo's orphans and vulnerable children. The project, which takes its name from the Kiswahili word meaning unity, has been able to meet basic needs, provide educational and psychosocial support, and initiate food security and community development programs. Read more

Seed Ministry: Ghana, Africa

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Religious

Seed Ministry is a non-profit faith-based organization with a passion for the country of Ghana in West Africa. One of their goals is to assist schools, villages, churches, and other organizations with their facilities, food, educational materials, machinery, and basic provisions of life. Read more

Senegalese Community of Indiana

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Private Voluntary

The Senegalese Community of Indiana seeks to celebrate Senegalese culture, to give support to members of the community, and to be a group that contributes to the public well-being within the larger Indiana society. Read more

ServLife International, Inc.

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Private Voluntary

ServLife approaches aid to developing nations holistically. They seek to provide for at-risk children, make strides to end hunger, train indigenous leaders and also provide emotional, spiritual, and relational support. The fundraising initiative of ServLife focuses on micro-loans rather than an overarching foreign aid program. The organization strives to empower indigenous communities in order that development might occur from the bottom-up. Read more

SIFE in Africa

Posted: Friday, August 27, 2010 in Universities and Colleges

Anderson University's SIFE, or Students in Free Enterprise, is currently working with Mulunda Miaka Orphanage in Zambia. They are developing a comprehensive plan for the orphanage to become self-sufficient. Read more