AI For Africa

Empowering Africa's Future with AI Today

In the heart of Africa, a digital revolution is underway. We stand at the intersection of ancient wisdom and modern innovation, leveraging the power of Artificial Intelligence to drive transformative change across the continent. Here, every algorithm learns from the rich tapestry of our cultures, every line of code resonates with our stories.

Our Story

Born from a vision of a technologically resplendent Africa, our journey began in 2023. We recognized the vast potential of merging the continent's diverse cultures, wisdom, and resilience with the transformative power of AI. What started as a small collective of tech enthusiasts and visionaries has now evolved into a movement, with a singular mission: to architect an AI-driven renaissance in Africa, by Africans, for Africans.

Mission & Vision

Our mission is to facilitate Africa's AI revolution by customizing AI solutions to resonate with local contexts, democratizing access to technology, and fostering AI literacy. We aspire to be the bridge between Africa's rich traditions and the dynamic world of artificial intelligence.

Our vision is to see an Africa where AI is not just a tool, but a trusted ally - intricately woven into the fabric of our societies, economies, and cultures. By 2030, we aim to have inspired over a million minds, launched thousands of AI-centric projects, and ushered in a new era where Africa stands tall as a global AI powerhouse.


At the heart of our organization lies a diverse and passionate team. Each member, from tech evangelists to community organizers, believes in the transformative synergy of Africa and AI. Our strength lies in our unity, our respect for tradition, and our relentless pursuit of innovation.

Our Work Bridging Worlds with Every Chat

In the ever-evolving technological tapestry of Africa, one initiative stands out, embodying our commitment to making world-class AI accessible to all: Born from a fusion of cutting-edge technology and a deep understanding of African needs, is more than just a chatbot; it's a guide, an expert, a bridge between questions and answers. 

The name 'Gombwe' resonates with expertise and guidance in Shona language. True to its name,, powered by ChatGPT, has been a beacon of information, assisting users with various queries, concerns, and insights. Launched seamlessly on WhatsApp, Africa's most beloved messenger platform, it brought the future of AI into the hands of thousands, right where they chat.

Impact and Growth's journey has been nothing short of meteoric. Within its inaugural month, we witnessed an organic surge of more than 10,000 users - a testament to its relevance, ease of use, and the palpable gap it filled. The reasons for its astounding success are clear:

Looking Forward

The success of is just the beginning. Its rapid growth signifies a hunger for accessible, efficient, and localized AI solutions in Africa. As we continue to innovate and refine, our vision remains steadfast: to ensure every individual, no matter where they are, can access the boundless possibilities of AI, one chat at a time.

Get Involved

The transformative journey of infusing Africa with the power of AI is a collective effort. It thrives on passionate individuals, communities, institutions, and allies who believe in a brighter, tech-empowered future for the continent. Whether you're a coder, educator, enthusiast, or someone looking to make a difference, there's a role for you in this revolution. Join us!

Ways to Get Involved

Contact Us

AI For Africa is a California non-profit corporation EIN 93-3162971.

You can contact us by e-mail at or by regular mail at 20660 Stevens Creek Blvd #258, Cupertino, CA 95014, USA.

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