Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the purpose of African Child Outreach?
Many children of Africa have had mother, father and home taken from them by such things as poverty,
AIDS, tribal wars, and domestic violence.
Our goal is to bring joy back into their lives by reminding them that they are loved;
to offer hope for their futures by providing them opportunites that many of us take for granted:
love, shelter, food, toys, clean water, clothing, and education
2. How do I donte?
You may donate funds via Paypal, by clicking on this link
(if you don't have a Paypal account, it is quick and easy; click on the "donate" link and you will be taken
to a form that will walk you through setting up a safe and convenitent Paypal account)
PayPal will email you a reciept with the date, the amount donated, and that you donated funds to African
3. How do I contact ACO?
4. Is my donation tax deductible?
Yes, your donations are tax deductible;
African Child Outreach is registered as a non-profit charity.
5. Can I donate one time only, or do I have to commit to a monthly donation?
We welcome any donation, any time, any size!
6. How much of the money that I donate goes to help the children?
100% of your donations are used to help the children
We are strictly a volunteer operation; your donations will not be used to pay for volunteer efforts.
Fees may be required by the following:
If you donate to us online via Paypal - Paypal requires a small transaction fee
If you send us a check or money order we deposit that money directly into the African Child Outreach
bank account. When we wire money to the orphanages, the bank charges a routing fee
None of your donations are used to pay for our time or effort
7. What will the money I donate be used for?
Donations will be used to help the children; for a variety of the children's needs such as food, shelter, clothing, medicine, and education
African Child Outreach has made every effort to ensure that your money will be safely transferred
and used for the purposes you intend
We transfer your money directly to an account that has been set up for the sole purpose of aiding the
children; we receive confirmation that the funds have been received
We have personally met and formed close relationships with the founders and leaders of the orphanages we support, and we are in regular contact with them
We have met and talked with children in the orphanages, and with the volunteers, teachers and counselors who work directly with the children
We have witnessed firsthand the benefits of your donations
We are in contact regularly with the managers of the orphanages, and we are planning another trip
soon to to once again witness the results of the donated funds
See how your ACO contributions are making a difference each month go to the link above "ACO Partners"
If you have any other questions or concerns please contact us
African Child Outreach
Bringing Hope to Abandoned Children;
Providing Shelter, Food, Education