Blog #3: 28 UN-affiliated Organizations Doing Development Work in Africa

Since I was in high school, I have always dreamed about working for the UN or a for a similar organization to do nation-building work and promote the standard of living and inspire women empowerment on the African continent.

Here is a list of UN- affiliated organizations doing economic and infrastructure development work in the region.

  2. African Development Bank
  3. Agence Francaise de Developpement
  4. Ashoka
  5. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  6. Counterpart International
  7. Creative Associates International
  8. CTG
  9. Cuso International
  10. DAI
  11. FHI360
  12. Global Communities
  13. Habitat for Humanity
  15. International Fund for Agricultural Development
  16. IMF
  17. OxFam
  18. Pact
  19. Social Impact
  20. Solidante International
  21. Tetra Tech
  22. UNICEF
  23. United Nations Conference on Trade & Development
  24. United Nations Development Program
  25. UN-Habitat
  26. United Nations Office of Project Services
  27. United States Agency for International Development
  28. Volunteer Services Overseas


  1. UN Channel. Browse by Organizations. Retrieved on January 1, 2020.

Do you know of other organizations doing development work on the African continent?

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