Retrace the steps of your ancestors.
“Abuja is Jamaica without the water. Lagos is Jamaica without the water. My cousins came and they were like, this is Jamaica!”
What's its like to live in Mali as a Jamaican American? Check out Tamara's reflections on her experience, plus our exclusive 2018 update on her life and African diaspora nonprofit work!
From Chicago to West Africa: Experience West African life through the eyes of an African American pastor living and ministering in Cameroon.
Ever considered running a nonprofit in Africa? This African American does just that in Dakar, Senegal 🇸🇳 and moved there too!
Waameeka followed her ancestral instincts and moved from NYC to Dakar, Senegal. She found a job online and fearlessly made the move to Africa.
Divine intervention. That’s how Mississippi born Akosua Boateng says her life abroad in Ghana unfolded.
“The biggest influence is not feeling this necessity to be here in the U.S. I don't have the fear to venture out and do things."
"You may get frustrated, lonely, or homesick at times but know that you are among family. And, know that you can have a great life in Africa."
Christopher Johnson's exciting career has taken him across Africa and now to Abuja, Nigeria - an African continental life he dreamed of as a teen.
"I don’t have to worry about the kids going down the street and possibly not returning due to the policeman. I see a slow increase in my children’s overall self-esteem from being among people who look like them."
Originally from New York, a vacation to Cape Verde turned into the trip of a lifetime!
"There is a lot of beauty in Niger and a lot to be learned if you are not stuck in your ways."
"Also as an African American, I am still seen as a foreigner and not necessarily as a brother or sister. My friends here acknowledge the kinship because they know about the slave trade, but still, I come from a culture different from theirs."
"I am in a very non-traditional role. I’m a woman in construction, I’m an international investor, I’m African-American."