The AFC Children’s Home
Artists for Charity operates a children’s home in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for HIV positive orphans. The Home provides all the basic necessitites for caring for these children, such as food, shelter, medical attention, and school fees and supplies. In addition to the bare minimum, however, the Home… Read More »
The AFC community outreach program started in April 2011 with the goal of expanding AFC’s efforts to support more children and youth living with HIV/AIDS in the community. The children in this program were either orphans living with a relative or highly vulnerable children living with their parents who are also HIV+.
The Desta Project
The Desta project is a collection of projects and activities developed by Artists for Charity. It was envisioned so that the AFC Children’s Home could, in time, generate enough income to be self sustaining and, also, to provide the children with art and business skills so that one day they will be self sufficient and, in turn… Read More »
Artists-in- residency program provides a safe and creative space for up to one year to artists looking to engage in opportunities to experience Ethiopia, while sharing their talent and creativity with AFC Children. Food, housing, and workspace will be provided to the artists during the residency progra… Read More »
Art Pen Pal
Art pen pal is an exchange program that allows AFC children and students from other countries to share stories, ideas, and experiences through a variety of printmaking processes. Each pen pal member will be matched with a child from the AFC home along with the child’s short bio, photo and mylar drawings. The AFC organization will be responsible for all shipping, handling… Read More »