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African Family Health Organization (AFAHO)

AFAHO provides culturally & linguistically sensitive health, human, and educational services to African and Caribbean immigrants/refugees.


We strengthen community health culture and facilitate social integration through the utilization of a unique peer support model.

Founder Spotlight: Tiguida Kaba, 2019 Golden Door Award

AFAHO Founder, Tiguida Kaba receives HIAS Pennsylvania 2019 Golden Door Award for her work in bringing healthcare to African refugees and immigrants.

Our History

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AFAHO was founded in 2005. Based on community assessments of the African Diaspora, we have found that focusing on preventive healthcare is essential to improving the long-term health of these communities. 

Our Mission

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To address an unmet need among members of the African and Caribbean immigrant and refugee communities in the greater Philadelphia area who experience difficulties accessing health and human services due to cultural, geographic, linguistic, and other barriers.

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