To inspire and enhance families in need through community outreach, education, and technology globally.
At 44.5 Foundation, we have chosen to empower youth, families and communities in the areas of clean water wells, education, and community outreach assistance.
We seek some of the most distress areas in Atlanta, GA and Africa to commit our efforts. Current projects include education assistance in Atlanta, GA and building clean water wells in Cameroon, Africa. We also support underprivileged students with school supplies and community services.
Our mission is to impact lives, irrespective of their beliefs.
- To build 5 clean water wells to dramatically reduce widespread waterborne diseases in Cameroon, Africa over five years
- To create 10 technology labs to build youths inquiry mains and develop empowerment
- To feed distressed communities with nutritional monthly food drives
Investing in Families to Create a Lasting Impact of Change
Clean Water Wells
Together, with local government authorities, we are building water wells to supply potable water to parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Clean water is life and the most basic and critical need that helps families and communities establish better hygiene, healthcare, and sanitation, creating opportunities for education, economic growth, significantly improves health conditions and agricultural prosperity.
We strive to create social impact by the adoption of elementary schools in DeKalb County, GA and Cameroon, Africa to support families with visible signs of poverty with needs of create sustainable change to improve community health, empower youth through education and sports, and support sustainable community development.
Emerging technological tools are giving us the means to empower students and turn them into critical thinkers. Through educational engagements and support, 44.5 Foundation embraces the power of technology to leverage the 3 E’s of Enabled, Engaged, Empower to all ages, globally.
Current Event - Food Drive Distribution - July 2021
Eid al-Adha commemorates when God appeared to Abraham — known as Ibrahim to Muslims — in a dream and asked him to sacrifice his son as an act of obedience. As Abraham was about to sacrifice his son, God stopped him and gave him a sheep to kill in place of his son. To commemorate God’s test of Ibrahim, many Muslim families sacrifice an animal and share the meat with the poor. The celebration usually spans 4 days worldwide.
44.5 Foundation provided 50 families with cuts of lamb, a 5kg bag of rice and 2 liters of cooking oil.
Our Food Distribution Impact
What Our Families Are Saying
“As head of household, I do not have the words to express my family’s gratitude for this gift. My wife and I host all of my siblings and their children during the feast of the ram and you all have made it possible for all to share in this very special meal. Thank you”
“We are grateful to Ahmed and the 44.5 Foundation team for their generous gift to our faithful during this season of Eid! May the good Lord reward them abundantly”
“The choice of sharing rams during the period of Eid-al-Adha was very thoughtful on the part of the people at 44.5 Foundation. Please come back next year and may Allah reward all your efforts.”
“I want to thank 44.5 Foundation for the amazing gift of rice, cooking oil and goat meat during this big Sallah. Many of our families will have a festive week thanks to your kind gesture. God bless you all.”
“I just want to thank 44.5 Foundation for their donations. My wife and I were not sure we’ll have enough for our large family. Your gift is right on time.”
“Thank you Mr Ahmed for this initiative. We count on your Foundation to stand with our communities in times of need.”
“We, the less privileged, are used to people making promises and not keeping them. It’s refreshing to see an NGO that actually keeps to its word of doing a food drive monthly. May Allah bless all your hard work.”
“Peace of Allah with you. We struggle often to make ends meet so we do not expect much during the festive season. I thank 44.5 Foundation for the blessing of this lamb to our community.”
44.5: What are your feelings after this donation?
Answer: May God abundantly bless your efforts
"Thank you all so very much. As you all have remembered us little folks, may your accomplishments be rewarded"
44.5: What do you have to say about this foundation?
Answer: First, May the peace of God be with you all. I am exceedingly happy just like the others. May this initiative last a long time.
“Peace of God be with you all. We are extremely grateful to this association that has donated this food because we just don’t have money to afford it. May the Lord reward you in abundance. Thank you so very much for thinking of us”
44.5: What do you have to say to show your appreciation for this foundation?
Answer: Well, this donation exercise today was completely unexpected. It’s my sister Hadjiya who informed us about it and we all are very glad about these gifts. May God smoothen the path of our benefactors.
Your Donation Today Would Be Extremely Appreciated
By way of our Cameroon Chapter, we were able to adopt a school and provide textbooks for the ENTIRE school. We are working towards raising funds to help all students be able to pay for their tuition, textbooks, and obtain the needed school supplies for the 2021 – 2022 school year.
44.5 Foundation It’s 2021 and clean water is still one of the most desperate needs of poor communities all around the world. A lack of usable water often means disease, hunger and suffering. Safe water improves health and education so communities can begin to grow themselves out of poverty.
Our first food drive and distribution were in Bamenda in northwest Cameroon to help families during Ramadan. We provided 40 families with a 5kg bag of rice and 2 liters of cooking oil each. This feeds about a family of 7 and the food can last 10 days.
Our next distribution drive was In Bonaberi Douala where we distributed fresh meat to widows and single moms. Each person went home with 1 kg of fresh meat. The meat should last about 1 week.
We are very excited and honored to be able to conduct our second food drive and distribution at Hausa Chief Palace in Bonaberi-Douala. We provided 60 families, that included senior citizens, widows and parents, with a 5kg bag of rice, 2 liters of cooking oil and 1k of sugar.
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