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 under-served and vulnerable communities in Africa.

OUR MISSION: To enhance the lives of under-resourced communities in Africa by providing access to medical health, education, training, and clean water.

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

Board of Directors

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

Advisory Board Members

Dr Hassan Khannenje
Abdilwali Geyre
Rebecca Patrias MD

Volunteer Staff Members

Director of Fundraising:

Suleyman Abdirahman

Training and Education Coordinator

Training and Education Coordinator
Public Relations:

Luul Geyre

Regional office and International Offices:

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.