Our Mission: Food, Education, Health, Shelter

About US

About L’Association d’aide aux orphelinsAssociation d’aide aux orphelins is a non-profit organization founded in 2014 by Absa Lena Gadio in Dakar, Senegal. The organization’s mission is to help orphaned children by providing them with access to education, health care, and a supportive community.
Absa Lena Gadio started the organization out of a deep desire to make a positive impact in the lives of orphaned children. She had witnessed firsthand the challenges that these children face, including poverty, limited access to education, and social isolation. She recognized that these challenges could have long-lasting effects on the children’s wellbeing and future prospects.Since its founding, L’Association d’aide aux orphelins has worked tirelessly to support orphaned children in Dakar and the surrounding areas. The organization offers a range of programs and services designed to meet the diverse needs of the children it serves. These include:

  1. Education support: L’Association d’aide aux orphelins provides scholarships, school supplies, and tutoring to help orphaned children succeed in school and build a brighter future.
  2. Nutrition support: The organization distributes food parcels, runs school feeding programs, or provides nutritional supplements to ensure that orphaned children have access to nutritious food and maintain good health.
  3. Clothing support: L’Association d’aide aux orphelins provides clothing and other essential items, such as blankets and hygiene products, to orphaned children to keep them warm, clean, and comfortable.
  4. Shelter support: The organization builds or renovates homes, provides rental assistance, or helps families secure safe and stable housing to protect orphaned children from exploitation and abuse.
  5. Vocational training: L’Association d’aide aux orphelins provides vocational training programs to equip orphaned youth with the skills they need to secure employment and build a sustainable future.
  6. Mental health support: The organization provides counseling services, support groups, or other mental health resources to help orphaned children process their emotions and build resilience.
  7. Advocacy: L’Association d’aide aux orphelins advocates for policies and programs that support the wellbeing of orphaned children and raises awareness of the challenges they face.

These causes reflect the holistic approach that Association d’aide aux orphelins takes to supporting orphaned children in Dakar and the surrounding areas. By addressing their basic needs, such as food, clothing, and shelter, as well as their education and vocational training, mental health, and advocacy needs, the organization is helping to create a brighter future for the children they serve.