||Africa Foundation Stone (AFS) is charity organisation providing a range of services to the local diverse communities. Since its creation (2000) Africa Foundation Stone has been able to create different projects for children, young people and adults in order to tackle underachievement, exclusion, unemployment and crime. In 2005 AFS in association with Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO) has successfully launched and is running an international volunteering programme. AFS volunteer programme is innovative as volunteers predominantly are African or African Europeans who are acknowledged professionals within the fields of Participation & Governance, HIV & AIDS and Secure Livelihood. Mission: Africa Foundation Stone (AFS) aims to achieve lasting improvements in the quality of life of disadvantaged people in the communities both in the UK and abroad.It seeks to promote enviromental awareness, health and socail welfare.It also aims to relieve poverty and sickness through international volunteering.