About Us

Our Family in Africa seeks to give hope and opportunity to vulnerable children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. We are a non-profit organization based in Camas, Washington (USA). We are minimally staffed and owe a great deal to our steadfast volunteers throughout the United States and Canada, many of whom have adopted Congolese children.

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Our Programs


OFA partners with multiple orphanages in southern and eastern Congo to house, feed, and educate over 200 orphans.

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Salisa Bana School

Salisa Bana is a very well organized and well-kept school serving about 200 children from 5 to 13 years old.

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Feed Congo Kids

Village nurses identify, treat, and track the recovery of the neediest children in their community.

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Latest News

Holiday Gift Catalog from OFA

This year OFA would like to provide the opportunity for our donors to give goods directly to our friends in the Democratic Republic of Congo. With a great deal of in country support we have been able to create the following gift catalog. These are things that are very seriously needed at Kaziba and around […]

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Our Family in Africa’s 5th Annual Holiday Appeal!

A young girl opens her eyes to a hot and dusty morning. She shares a room with 12 other girls near her age. Her feet meet the cool concrete and she is greeted to the day by her loving caregiver. The caregiver waves away sickly mosquitoes and moves on to wake the other children. The […]

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Progress at Salisa Bana: Clean Water and Hope for the Future

Education is one of the most important factors when it comes to raising a healthy nation, but if the people within that country are not healthy then the impact is severely reduced. To this end, a clean water initiative was launched at Salisa Bana School earlier this year and has finally come to fruition. Last […]

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Who We Serve

Our Family in Africa works to alleviate the suffering of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. There are approximately 5,000,000 orphans there and massive need throughout the country. In a nation with a history of post-colonial civil war and lack of potential for young people, we have the opportunity to help raise strong and educated children who will transform the DRC for the better.

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Chronic Malnutrition Rate for children 0-5 years