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Africa - online resources

The official U2 Web site has a section informing its fans about the band's charitable functions, with links to partnering organizations.

"The ONE Campaign" aims to help Americans raise their voices as one against the emergency of AIDS and extreme poverty, so that decision-makers will do more to save millions of lives in the most impoverished countries.

DATA raises awareness of the crises facing Africa and works to increase support in the United States and abroad to address these issues, including lobbying for relieving the debt of impoverished nations and fighting AIDS.

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria works to dramatically increase resources to fight three of the world's most devastating diseases, and to direct those resources to the areas of greatest need.

(Red) raises awareness and money for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS by teaming up with the world's most iconic brands to produce (Product) Red–branded products. A percentage of each (Red) product sold is given to the Global Fund, helping women and children in Africa affected by AIDS.

Edun, founded by Ali Hewson and Bono, manufactures socially conscious clothing with New York designer Rogan Gregory.

Keep a Child Alive (K.C.A.) is an urgent response to the AIDS pandemic ravaging Africa. K.C.A. is dedicated to providing life-saving anti-retroviral AIDS medicine to children and families living with the disease in Africa.

Make Poverty History is a network of independent organizations determined to end poverty around the globe.

The African Well Fund builds wells to provide potable water for undernourished African villages.

War Child International, through its network of independent organizations, works throughout the world to help children affected by war.

Started by the National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, The MusiCares Foundation's charitable programs include emergency financial assistance, addiction recovery, outreach and leadership activities, and senior housing.

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement that campaigns for internationally recognized human rights.

The African Medical & Research Foundation (AMREF) strives to improve the health of disadvantaged people in Africa as a means for them to escape poverty and improve the quality of their lives.

The CIA World Fact Book is great for background on the continent's 53 countries. compiles African news and resources from news agencies, online-content providers, and publications all over the world.

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