AiB Executives attend CAF America Diaspora Summit in Washington, DC

Washington,DC – Thursday November 2nd 2017 to Friday November 3rd 2017

AiB President Voury Ignegongba and AiB Executive Director Jeff Siaw attended the CAF America Diaspora Summit in the nation’s capital from Thursday November 2nd 2017 to Friday November 3rd 2017 ! The summit was organized by CAF America in partnership with Boston University Pardee School of Global Studies African Studies Center represented by research associate and lecturer Daivi Rodima-Taylor.

Founded in 1992, Charities Aid Foundation of America ( CAF America) is a US 501(c)(3) public charity whose mission is to make giving internationally safe, easy, and effective for US donors. To accomplish this mission, CAF America streamlines the global grantmaking process, reducing risk, reputational exposure and administrative burden, while at the same time enabling its clients to make strategic, cost effective, and tax-advantages grants. CAF America provides global reach as a member of the CAF Global Alliance, with offices and partner organizations in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, India, Russia, Bulgaria, South Africa and Brazil. CAF America makes an average of 1,500 grants annually, totaling more than $300 million since 2001 alone, to legitimate organizations in over 90 countries around the world. CAF America works with many types of donors including individuals, corporations, and foundations, offering a wide array of international grantmaking and advisory services.

The event brought together a broad array of Diaspora organizations to explore different models and partnerships to further advance their respective agendas!


Kinga Ile – Vice President, Thought Leadership and Communications, CAF America
Jeff Siaw – AiB Executive Director
Voury Ignegongba AiB President