who we are

The African Canadian Association of Waterloo Region and Area works to promote awareness about Africa and Africans in the Waterloo Region and area. We are committed to bringing African communities together through capacity building and self-empowerment to enhance the welfare of African descendants in the area.

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What we do

We provide a wide range of community services.

community programs

The African Canadian association is involved with various community programs that include adult education, orientation, as well as job placement opportunities for those in the Kitchener Waterloo Region.

homework club

The after school program is a part of the African Canadian Association's mandate. The ubuntu kids club was formed to meet the needs of various children of African immigrants who need the necessary educational and emotional support.

African culture

Culture is a big part of the African Canadian Association. As a result, we have partnered with various diverse African groups, to bring the rich culture of Africans to Canadians. We sponsor several cultural events during the year.

our vision

Our vision is to build a strong and confident African community in the Waterloo Region & Area. We are committed to working in collaboration with community agencies, government organizations, and the community at large to promoting harmony among Africans and to enhancing the general well-being of African descendants who reside in the area. 

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our mission

The African-Canadian Association of Waterloo Region & Area strive, with unity of purpose and single voice, advocate, educate and promote issues of mutual benefit to people of African decent living in the Waterloo Region and area. We are committed to bring African communities together through capacity building and self-empowerment to promote the general well-being of African descendants who live in the area. The Association with other relevant groups, agencies and the larger community will advocate maintaining acceptance, respect and better access of community resources for Africans in the region through networking, social support, increasing awareness and appropriate programmatic interventions.

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