“It is in your hands, to make a better world for all who live in it.” — Nelson Mandela
The 44.5 Foundation, based in Atlanta, GA, strategically and intentionally partners with local and global communities to help families to become empowered in their everyday lives.
At 44.5 Foundation, we have chosen to empower youth, families and communities in the areas of clean water wells, education, community outreach assistance and technology.
Our vision is to impact 50,000 families over the next 5 years. We are confident that we will be able to achieve this with our current community partners and with those with who we will partner in the future.
“Today, to pursue my legacy, I have been working diligently to build a company and foundation where both technology and social development intersect and empower.”
Letter from our Founder
In the summer of 2020, Ahmed and I were engaged in a deep conversation on how families in Cameroon survive on an average of $200 per month. At first, I was astonished by this reality. Within minutes, my soul felt I can, and I will do more to lend a hand to the less fortunate. This was the beginning of 44.5 Foundation.
Today, I have been working diligently to build a company and foundation where both technology and social development intersect. I am very proud of our efforts to inspire and enhance families in need through education, technology, and community outreach – globally!
We agreed to establish education, community outreach and potable water accessibility as the pillars of our Foundation. With very little, we have been able to impact over 1,000 family members in Cameroon, Central Africa through our food drives, donated school supplies to 500 students and are projecting to start construction on our first borehole clean water well to supply water to a rural community in desperate need. All of these in under nine months!
Together, we can accomplish so much more. For as little as $25, we can feed 2 families for a week. With just $445, we can pay tuition and all school needs for a whole academic year for a student. And with $1000, we can substantially contribute to the construction of a borehole water well to supply upwards of 5000 souls.
I am truly honored to be used as a vessel to make an impact, not just here at home, but also within communities around the world. I will keep you updated on our progress. As we embark on this journey of being of service to one another. I send hope and joy your way!
Join us today to help build a better world and invest in families to create a lasting impactful change.
To inspire and enhance families in need through education, technology, sports, and community outreach, globally.
44.5 Foundation was created to uplift communities, globally, while still honoring their local cultures and traditions. We design programs that transform and engage families to reach their fullest potential.
We are committed to helping local communities, globally. Through various programs, we part with schools and other non-profits to ensure that we widen our impact and never walk alone. We truly believe that it does take a village to make a difference.
Empowering students to participate in today’s technologies with tools and strategies to focus on career development, understanding, programs, and awareness in tomorrow's new world of technology.
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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