Action for East African People

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What is AFEAP?

Action for East African People (AFEAP) is a local 501c3 nonprofit promoting the grassroots advancement and cultivation of the East African (EA) community in Bloomington and surrounding areas. Specifically, the EA community we serve includes the local Somali and Ethiopian immigrant populace. The AFEAP’s vision is to empower immigrants towards self-sufficiency and integration through culturally responsive and comprehensive initiatives that challenge inequalities in health, housing, and education.

Where are your offices located?

In East Africa our offices are located in Mogadishu-Somalia, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and Djibouti with our headquarters located in Nairobi, Kenya. In the United States, we have an office located in Washington, DC with our headquarters located in Minneapolis, MN.

Who is your Executive Director?

Ayan Abukar our Acting Executive Director and is a leader of the East African Community in Minneapolis. She has taken a leadership role as a community organizer for the action needed in East Africa.

Our Locations in Minnesota

Action Care Community Clinic & Dental

AFEAP Headquarters
952-666-6000
10584 France Ave S, Bloomington, MN 55431

We provide comprehensive primary and dental care in Bloomington, MN. We offer a wide range of supportive services, like assistance with applying for medical insurance, housing assistance, health education, translation and transportation to services.

Action Healing and Wellness

952-681-7860
511 County Rd 42 W, Burnsville, MN 55306

We deliver above-par, accessible and culturally competent medical services. Specializing in chiropractic adjustments, massage therapy, acupuncture, trigger point therapy and esthetician services.