Relief for Africa (RFA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving access to healthcare and education through recovery and redistribution of used or surplus medical supplies, equipment, books, and training of healthcare personnel for underserved and vulnerable communities in Africa.

OUR MISSION: We’re a non-profit association bringing clean, safe drinking water to people in developing countries. 100% of all public donations directly fund water projects, and we prove every dollar using photos and GPS coordinates on a map.

Founded in 2009, RFA in based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with an established regional presence in Nairobi, Kenya and focusing primarily on Eastern, Horn of Africa, and the Great Lakes region.

Board of Directors

Ramadhan Kannenje, President
Daniel Oleksiw, Vice President
Abdirashid Gary, Vice President
Isse Barre, Member
Abdishakur Geyre, Director

Advisory Board Members

Dr Hassan Khannenje
Abdilwali Geyre
Rebecca Patrias MD
Richard Eakin
Haruun Amin

Volunteer Staff Members

Director of Fundraising

Suleyman Abdirahman

Training and Education Coordinator
Public Relations

Luul Geyre

Chief Technology Officer

Regional office and International
Nairobi, Kenya
Puntland, Somalia


480 N. Hewitt Rd
Ann Arbor, MI

We are forever seeking to partner with those who share our vision and belief in our mission to uplift the lives of the underprivileged.