ActionAid's headquarters and chief executive are based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
We work in 19 countries across the continent, on issues such as HIV/AIDS prevention, care and treatment; famine relief; peace building; food and education.
Our regional headquarters are in Nairobi, and we operate in Burkino Faso, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
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photo : ©Liba Taylor/ActionAid.
photo : ©Kalpesh Lathigra/NB Pictures/ActionAid.
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photo : ©Main photo at top: Liba Taylor/ActionAid.