Our Mission

Through Partnership, Provide Sustainable Capacity Solutions to Improve Lives in Africa


What We Do

Africa Capacity Alliance exists to build, develop and strengthen the capacity of individuals and organizations towards an effective response read more

How We Work

ACA is a membership organization currently consisting of 37 Member Institutions (MIs) across 12 countries... read more

Our Focus Areas

We focus our work in three areas that contribute the highest burden to healthcare in Africa: Significant and Infectious Diseases (SIDs)... read more

Our Strategic Pillars

ACA works across the African continent and currently has members in 12 countries, namely Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania, Kenya ... read more



Member Institutions

Presence in


African countries


Health workers trained since 1997





1 million

Lives impacted

ACA Projects


The Capacity Development Services for Regional and Local NGOs (RLNGOs) in East Africa is a three year USAID supported program that started in Dec 2014 and is strengthening the institutional systems of Regional and l Local NGOs in Kenya. read more


Springboard for Health Communication is an initiative that supports networking among Social and Behaviour Change Communication (SBCC) practitioners with the aim of strengthening their capacity read more


The Network for Africa is a community of practice that strengthens the capacity of African public and private health sector leaders to partner for greater public health outcomes. The network comprises ministries of health staff ... read more


Africa Capacity Alliance was recently accepted to be the Regional Innovation Catalyst for the East and Southern Africa region for the Center for Health Market Innovations (CHMI). CHMI promotes programs, policies and practices that ... read more

Latest News

Organization Capacity Assessment 2017

June 20, 2017

The ACA team successfully carried out the third Organizational Capacity Assessment from the 15th of May to 10th June in

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Learn and Launch to Unblock the Roadblocks Impending Innovations’ Scale Up

June 20, 2017

Since 2008, PACE from Uganda established a social franchise dubbed ProFam that has grown to over 220 private clinics in

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FP 2020 Momentum at the Midpoint 2015-2016

November 8, 2016

For the first time in history, the number of women and girls using modern contraception in the world’s 69 poorest

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Success Stories

Harnessing E-learning capacity in HIV/AIDS training and aggregation  of Paediatric HIV/AIDS information through Knowledge Management System and Web Portal 

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital embarked on an e-Health initiative to build capacity of healthcare workers through the use of Information Technology. The project was co-sponsored by Regional AIDS Training Network (RATN) and Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital. Read more

Gertrude’s Children’s Hospital

“Before the training, I had little knowledge in HIV and AIDS, counseling, prevention, mitigation, care and support. The selection of facilitators and course contents suited my area of work as a counselor,” says Collins Wanyama adding “The course has improved my skills because I now go to the communities with skills and I am able to handle more complex.” situations.”

Uganda Story – Collins Wanyama

“Since I already had a passion for counselling and wanted to play my part and reduce the high mortality rate in Zambia, I knew that was my chance to get the required skills in counselling,” says Kavuka, who is now an HIV and AIDS Development Facilitator at World Vision Zambia. Read more

Zambia Story – Rev. Collins Kavuka

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