We help and empower older people in Africa. We support older people to have secure incomes by advocating for pensions and providing livelihoods support. We ensure older people access the health services they need. We fight for older people's needs and rights to be placed right at the heart of policy and legislation.
Where we work in Africa
We reach out to help older people across Africa through our offices in the countries below, as well as through more than 30 HelpAge global network members.
Since 1992 we have striving to improve the lives of older people across Ethiopia.
Through our Africa regional office in Nairobi, we are tackling hunger, campaigning for pensions and providing access to healthcare across Kenya.
We have been working in Mozambique since 1988. We are advocating to protect older men and women's rights, and to provide them with financial and social security.
Our Southern Africa Regional Age Network, which is based in Pretoria, helps people of all ages to realise their human rights. Knowledge from across the southern Africa region is gathered on its website AgeAfrica.net.
Conflict continues to ravage South Sudan since its independence in 2011. We are working hard to help improve the health and wellbeing of older men and women who continue to be affected.
In Tanzania we are working hard to ensure all older people receive pensions, to improve access to and quality of health services, and to empower older people to claim their rights.