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About Amy For Africa

The Amy For Africa mission was started in May 2013 by marathon runner Amy Compston and journalist Mark Maynard. It is a fundraiser for Christian-based schools in Uganda and its surrounding areas.

How you can help?

AFA is asking anyone who sees this to pray about what God may want them to give to aid children in Africa. You can feed and educate a child for a year with a donation of only $45.

AFA's outreach

Part of Amy For Africa's mission is to provide featured news, AFA team marathon results and personal profile, and other related topics and events surrounding the mission.

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Recent News


Jarek’s Lugandan Bible Run: 100 for a 10K

ASHLAND, Ky. — Jarek Compston has a love of Jesus, Ugandan children and running. No, the apple didn’t fall far from the tree. The 5-year-old son of Chris and Amy Compston of the...

AFA finds new partner: ‘This is where God wants us to be’

For thou hast been a strength to the poor, a strength to the needy in his distress, a refuge from the storm, a shadow from the heat, when the blast of the terrible ones is as a...

AFA wiffle ball title is in the Fold

ASHLAND, Ky. — Shepherd’s Fold came into Saturday’s fourth annual Kona Ice of Ashland / Amy For Africa Wiffle Ball Tournament a virtual unknown. But by the time they left the...