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AFAP is an independent secular, not-for-profit, fully accredited Australian non-government organisation (NGO) that was founded in 1968 and incorporated in the state of NSW in 1983. Our mission is to be a leading agent for poverty alleviation through innovative and appropriate community-based development. We work directly with local partners that are independent agencies employing local professionals with considerable experience, local knowledge and skill through-out the Pacific, Asia and Africa. Our partners are well-established NGOs in their own right and have excellent working relations with respective local governments. These on-going partnerships demonstrate a commitment to shared values and agreement on effective and workable management, administration, and communication protocols, under-pinned by policies which are in line with DFAT requirements.

Through our unique approach to development AFAP aims to strengthen and empower local NGOs and community groups in developing countries so that they can better meet their own aspirations, and to support Australian groups through our Partnership Program to provide innovative opportunities and professional support to Australians who want to become directly involved in sustainable international development programs. Explore our site, learn more about our work and find all the ways you can get involved!

Two women standing in front of a river. A house is in the background, which has partially fallen into the river.

Tools for recovery after Solomon Islands floods

April 10, 2015

Annie and Rebecca's homes were destroyed in the Solomon Island floods in April last year. Your donations provided them with building materials and tools so they could rebuild their homes in a safer location away from the river.
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We need volunteers!

April 10, 2015

Do you have time, skills and want to use them to make a difference? We are looking for volunteers to help in our Communications, Marketing and Fundraising team.
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