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

National Orphan Day 2017

  Today, November 13th, is National Orphan Day and we would like to share the hopeful tale of a child who has been helped by Our Family in Africa in our effort to raise the future generation of leaders for the DRC.   This is Aimee Kahyumba. Aimee is now twenty four years old but […]

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November 2017 Newsletter – Start of a New School Year and National Orphan Day

National Orphan Day 2017 Happy fall to everyone in our OFA Family! Kids are back to complaining about homework, your yard debris bins are filling up with leaves, and Thanksgiving turkeys will soon need to be purchased. However, at OFA we are celebrating the Autumn season by giving special attention to this year’s National Orphan […]

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August 2017 Newsletter – Stories from Kaziba

Stories from Kaziba Again this month we would like to share with you the story of a child you have helped to raise. At the Kaziba Orphanage there are 52 children from the ages of 0-8 who live every day at the orphanage. However, there are also several children who are fostered to families in […]

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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