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African Hungarian Union

EVS Accreditation Details
EVS accreditation type
EVS accreditation expiry date 01/10/2015
Location Budapest, Hungary
Organisation topics
Inclusion topics
Health problems
Geographical difficulties

EVS accreditation number


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Project Environment

Motivation and EVS experience

Since 2006, our organization is helping the disadvantaged social groups and minority groups in Africa and other countries. Now we would like to do the same in another countries.
We want to improve the social responsibility of Hungarian and Europian young people.

Description of the organisation

The African-Hungarian Union (AHU) is an international NGDO (Non-governmental development organization).
We have 25 volunteers, and a number of between 6 and 9 are taking part in the work within the association, the rest are only casual volunteers.
AHU has been organizing development projects for marginalized social groups in ten countries of Africa so far: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Madagascar, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Uganda.

It is believed in that what happens in Africa in the global context of our days has a direct effect on our lives thus problems and successes of Africa must be our concern as well.

Some of our projects:
- Volunteer medical missions: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guinea, Madagascar, Mali

- Support programme for schools and children centerscenters : Ethiopia, Madagascar, Mali, Maroco, Tahiti

- Budapest-Bamako Rally: Organisation of the Humanitarian Program

- Saharun Adventure: Organisation of the Humanitarian Program

Contact details
Organisation name African Hungarian Union
Street Azgida utca 17/1
Postal code 1025
Town/city Budapest
Country Hungary
Email address evs@ahu.hu
Website www.ahu.hu
Telephone number +36-20-565-1033
Fax number

Last update: 01/10/2013