African Organisations

  • Africa Network Campaign on Education for All (ANCEFA)

    Created in 2000, following the World Summit on Education in Dakar, ANCEFA is a regional network which brings together independant coalitions and networks from 23 countries both in English and French speaking Africa. ANCEFA's objective is to undertake activities which enable Africans to achieve their growth aspirations through free and quality education for all.

  • Africain Union (AU)

    ADEA Steering Committe observer 

    African countries, in their quest for unity, economic and social development under the banner of the OAU, have taken various initiatives and made substantial progress in many areas which paved the way for the establishment of the AU.

  • Association for the promotion and fulfillment of young women (ASPEJEF)

    ASPEJEF aims at promoting, providing a frame and managing feminine activities for the disadvantaged class.

  • Association for the Rebirth of Pulaar language (ARP)

    ARP is the most ancient language association of Senegal. It is made up of more than 30 bureaux across the country. Since a couple of years, women take a better part in the life of the association. It holds more than 100 literacy classes. On the other hand, it publishes a magazine in Pulaar language : "HOODERE PINAL", (State of the Culture)

  • Association in Research and Education for Development (ARED)

    ARED is a non-profit organization which has been working over the last seventeen years to sustain popular literacy in the language by promoting local participation as the best way to achieve development. It manages a publishing venture that sells between 30.000 to 50.000 volumes of literature a year predominantly in Senegalese languages. The organization is increasingly active in training and in local knowledge cultivation.

  • Association Morija

    The major project of the association (1974) include 63 villages in Southern Tchad (Prefecture of Moyen-Chari): food security, drinkable water, literacy, health. Fighting against illiteracy by creating schools for the children in African villages. Morija supports another initiative in the area of Moyen-Chari: currently it encompasses 6000 pupils of 60 schools. They are primary schools similar to public schools in their structure, but different in their funding : instead of being managed by the State, they are managed by parents.

  • Association of Women Trainers in Literacy of Benin (AFA)

    In 1993, following discussions with a specialised association in Parakou, people in charge of PANUD realised that it was necessary to give literacy classes to women in their own language before they can learn to speak and write in French. Therefore,it was decided to train ten ladies so that they can eventually become teachers in their native language first and then in French.

  • Conference of the Ministers of Education of French speaking countries (CONFEMEN )

    Founded in 1960, the Conference of the Ministers of Education of French speaking countries meet up every two years.It is the body that enables the States as well as Northern and Southern governments to combine their efforts in order to improve and develop their educational systems. Its function is to direct educational policies in French speaking countries, through decisions and recommandations undertaken during the Ministerial Meeting.

  • Educational Research Network for West and Central Africa (ERNWCA)

    Created in 1989, the ERNWCA aims at promoting African experts in order to influence positively all educational measures and policies. Education is a powerhouse for Africa transformation and competitivity therefore educational research shall direct the evolution of educational systems. This research must be imbued with the local values and constraints.

  • Family Literacy Project (FLP)

    The aim of the project is to get parents involved in their children?s education by motivating them to read to their preschool children in order to provide opportunities for their children to develop language and preliteracy skills.

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