​​Amitofo Charity Center - USA

Love and Compassion in Africa

According to a report issued by the World Bank, more than 1.2 billion of the world’s population lives in extreme poverty; one-third of them live in sub-Saharan Africa.

The Amitofo Charity Center (ACC) - which includes an administration center, 
Children dormitories, youth dormitories, preparatory school, kindergarten, library, activity center, medical center, vocational training center, religious center, and a Community Based Organization (CBO) is founded and directed by Buddhist clergy from Asia with an aspiration and mission to care for African orphans and provide them with humanitarian assistance and educational opportunities. The guiding principles of ACC are based on local African culture, and Buddhist philosophy.

Religious freedom is respected, and while the orphans learn the tenants of Buddhism, many remain Christian and members of indigenous religions.  ACC is committed to helping all regardless of religion. ACC’s programs, now in its tenth year has spread from a small outpost in Malawi to serving thousands of children and adults in over ten African nations.    ACC’s compassionate and philanthropic undertakings now exist in Lesotho, Malawi, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia and Swaziland.  Outside of Africa, ACC activities can be found in most of Asia countries, North America and South America countries, Europe and Oceania. The total number of vulnerable children directly adopted by ACC is approximately around 3,000.  Type your paragraph here.