Your donation will go directly towards supporting the future of astronomy in Africa.

The African Astronomical Society (AfAS) is a Pan-African Professional Society of Astronomers, registered in South Africa, as a non-profit, voluntary society. Its vision is to create and support a globally competitive and collaborative astronomy community in Africa. And the mission is to be the voice of astronomy in Africa and to contribute to addressing the challenges faced by Africa through the promotion and advancement of astronomy.

The key objective is to develop Astronomy and Human Capacity throughout the continent of Africa through a vibrant and active astronomy society. South Africa currently hosts the Secretariat of AfAS through the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), and AfAS is located at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) in Cape Town.

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