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Rafiki Foundation, Inc., Eustis, Florida

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Address: 23315 CR44A
Eustis, Florida  32727  
United States
Fax: 352-483-9131
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 200
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Mission Statement


The Mission of the Rafiki Foundation is the turn helpless children in ten African countries into godly contributors in their countries. This is accomplished, by God's grace and sufficiency, through the operation of Rafiki Villages that provide homes for orphaned boys and girls. At Rafiki, they will receive love, care, nurishment, Christian training, a classical education and medical care from infancy until they graduate with a high school education. Each Rafiki Village consists of up to 18 cottages, each housing 10 children and a national mother. There are also accredited schools, dining facilities, a medical clinic, play grounds and athletic fields, and housing for both long-term and short-term missionaries.

Description


The Rafiki Foudation, Inc. is a 501c(3) Christian non-profit organization that ministers to the orphan population in 10 African countries. These children are the victins of famine, civil war, and disease -- mainly from the AIDS epidemic. The Rafiki Foundation trains and dispatched both long-term (two year minimum) and short-term (two week minimum) missionaries to work at the Rafiki Villages. The Foundation is governed by a board of directors and is directed by Rosemary Jensen, the founder and president. Mrs. Jensen and her husband, Dr. Robert T. Jensen, served for nine years as missionaries in Tanzania, and Mrs. Jesnen is the former executive director of Bible Study Fellowship, International.

The Rafiki Foudation, Inc. is a 501c(3) Christian non-profit organization that ministers to the orphan population in 10 African countries. These children are the victins of famine, civil war, and disease -- mainly from the AIDS epidemic. The Rafiki Foundation trains and dispatched both long-term (two year minimum) and short-term (two week minimum) missionaries to work at the Rafiki Villages. The Foundation is governed by a board of directors and is directed by Rosemary Jensen, the founder and president. Mrs. Jensen and her husband, Dr. Robert T. Jensen, served for nine years as missionaries in Tanzania, and Mrs. Jesnen is the former executive director of Bible Study Fellowship, International.

Mission Statement: The Mission of the Rafiki Foundation is the turn helpless children in ten African countries into godly contributors in their countries. This is accomplished, by God's grace and sufficiency, through the operation of Rafiki Villages that provide homes for orphaned boys and girls. At Rafiki, they will receive love, care, nurishment, Christian training, a classical education and medical care from infancy until they graduate with a high school education. Each Rafiki Village consists of up to 18 cottages, each housing 10 children and a national mother. There are also accredited schools, dining facilities, a medical clinic, play grounds and athletic fields, and housing for both long-term and short-term missionaries.

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