The AAC was established as a non-profit humanitarian organization and missionary network in January 2000 by Dr. Steven V. Terry, pastor of Deliverance Tabernacle Church in Chesapeake, Virginia.

The organization is a grassroots, all-volunteer, faith-based network of concerned citizens promoting compassion and aid for Africa.

The AAC’s mission:

To promote community-based initiatives that reduce the suffering of human spirit endured by indigenous African peoples and to lead humanitarian projects aimed at helping them become self-sufficient