List of Current Programs & Services

The Alliance for African Assistance offers a wide range of services tailored to supporting underprivileged and immigrant communities. Through our programs we hope to not only empower, but to also provide opportunities, support and guidance. Our efforts begin by first raising awareness to the many challenges that these communities confront. To learn about the many resources offered at the Alliance, please click the links below.

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Micro Enterprise Program

Micro Enterprise Program

LOW / MEDIUM INCOME ENTREPRENEUR ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Micro Enterprise training program cover topics like: developing a business plan, Initial capital outlay for business startup, clarifying your mission for business, budgeting, Finance planning, expenses and capitalization, use of Microsoft excel for financial planning, using QuickBooks for small business, ongoing cost of doing business, Marketing training, using internet for business.

One-on-one technical assistance for general business ideas.

 Ideas to support expansion and strengthening of an existing business.

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Alliance Builds Hospital in Northern Uganda

Alliance Builds Hospital in Northern Uganda

 In September 2015, the people of Atiak came together and unanimously expressed the need for a hospital. Atiak is a town in the Northern Region of Uganda and close to the South Sudan border. The construction of the hospital started in 2017 and will be completed in Dec. 2019. The hospital is named Teresa Ayiko Memorial Hospital in memory of Mama Teresa Ayiko, 1923 –1981. The hospital is owned by the Alliance for African Assistance, a Uganda non-governmental organization. The Uganda Alliance has close ties to a sister organization in San Diego, California of the same name, whose President & CEO, Walter Lam, is one of Teresa Ayiko’s sons.

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Immigration Service

Immigration Service

The Alliance for African Assistance provides professional and low-cost immigration and naturalization services. We are committed to helping refugees and immigrants navigate through at times complex immigration process.

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Resettlement

Resettlement

Since 1995, the Alliance for African Assistance has resettled refugees from over 20 different countries. Our Resettlement Department is comprised of case managers, drivers and job developers, all of whom play an integral role in the resettlement process for each of our refugees. Prior to a refugee’s arrival, the case manager assigned to the case prepares for the new individual or family by finding them an affordable apartment, furnishing the apartment with the basic necessities, and stocking their kitchen with food for their first week.

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Safari Seconds Thrift Store

Safari Seconds Thrift Store

The Alliance for African Assistance operates a non-profit Thrift Store which is dedicated to assisting and supporting refugees in meeting their basic needs required to adapt to their new homes. Frequently, many refugees arrive in the United States with nothing more than the cloths on their backs. Our Thrift Store helps to provide a wide selection of items such as furniture, mattress sets, appliances, clothing, and household items to help as they rebuild and begin their lives in the US.

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