ActionAid's headquarters and chief executive are based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
We work in 20 countries across Africa. We work on the prevention, care and treatment of people with HIV/AIDS; famine relief; peace building - and food and education.
Our regional headquarters are in Nairobi. We operate in Burundi, Ethiopia, The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somaliland, South Africa, Tanzania, The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), The Gambia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
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Sponsor a child like Amenata in Sierra Leone today and change their life - and yours - forever.
In Lesotho, ActionAid is helping drought-hit families to feed themselves by providing seeds and offering training.
Visit ActionAid-supported HIV and AIDS projects - kayak and climb the magnificent Mount Mulanje.
Find out more about our headquarters in Johannesburg and our work with 13 million of the world's poorest people.
Photos: ©Liba Taylor/ActionAid; Kalpesh Lathigra/NB Pictures/ActionAid; James Oatway/Panos/ActionAid; Georgina Cranston/ActionAid.