Relief for Africa (RFA) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving access to healthcare and education through recovery and redistribution of used or surplus medical supplies, equipment, books, and training of healthcare personnel for under-served and vulnerable communities in Africa.

OUR MISSION: To enhance the lives of under-resourced communities in Africa by providing access to medical health, education, training, and clean water.

Founded in 2009, RFA is based in Ann Arbor, Michigan with an established regional presence in Nairobi, Kenya focusing primarily on the Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes region.

Board of Directors

Ramadhan Kannenje, President
Daniel Oleksiw, Vice President
Abdirashid Gayre, Vice President
Crystal Hayes, Vice President
Abdishakur Geyre, Director
Jama Musse, Regional Director
Mohammed Kabeto, Member
Isse Barre, Member

Advisory Board Members

Dr Hassan Khannenje
Abdilwali Eyre
Rebecca Patrias MD
Richard Eakin

Volunteer Staff Members

Director of Fundraising

Bryce Mitchel

Training and Education Coordinator

Keenan Stonebraker

Chief Technology Officer

Ben Oliver

Public Relations Associates

Andrea Mitchel
Jackie Stonebraker
Carlene Oliver

Regional office and International Offices:
Nairobi, Kenya,
Bossaso, Somalia


3914 Trade Center
Ann arbor, MI

Pacific Northwest Region
Seattle Washington

7101 Mlk Jr Way S STE 215
Seattle, WA 98118

We are forever seeking to partner with those who share our vision and belief in our mission to uplift the lives of the underprivileged.