The vision of AFiUK is to equip the African Family in the UK to
take its rightful place as fruitful members of the society, and to
make the most of the available opportunities in their adopted
country without adversely affecting the strong family and
community networks that Africans are known for.
To be the one stop place for families of African origin
resident in the UK to seeking Advice, information, on matters
relating to Parenting, children’s education and any family
friendly activities that enrich family lives.
To offer consultation and expert knowledge to professionals
and practitioners from the Local Authority and other family
Helping to set up and run children’s clubs of various
interests as indicated by parents and their children
Helping to set up self-help parenting groups
Offering Parenting training on pertinent subjects such as Cross-cultural parenting, and effective parenting at the different ages and stages of the family
Training volunteers for befriending
We can be contracted to set up a team to run parallel children's programmes at community events such as church functions, school cultural days, commuinity celebrations & National days, conferences.
Linking with other agencies such as Health, Social Services and Education to provide tailored training and information seminars to families.
Facilitating open dialogue workshops between practitioners and users of public services.
Running cultural awareness workshops for practioners of public services.