Our activities in Africa
African is without any doubt the most difficult and complex continent from both a socio / economic and geographical / environmental point of view (very different climatic, environmental and social conditions; the presence or absence of rich underground resources). But with regard to problems and emergencies, Africa is very homogeneous.
Diseases and epidemics such as AIDS and malaria, to name only the most disastrous, kill millions of persons each year. Civil wars between ethnic groups within the borders of a state as well as conflicts between different countries often assume the characteristics of real genocides.
The African continent suffers dramatically as a result of its colonial past, which led to an artificial division into states that in no way reflect the territorial map of the different ethnic groups and languages. In addition, such conflicts are to a large majority supported, if not driven by foreign forces that take action to obtain or retain control over raw materials and land use (metals, minerals, oil, uranium, timber and others).
Corruption and nepotism are widespread everywhere; life expectancy is the lowest in the world, the rate of infant mortality at birth and the index of illiteracy are the highest in the world. Across the continent reigns a continuous emergency regarding safe drinking water, health and education, mainly because of lack of infrastructures(wells, aqueducts, sewage treatment, etc.).