A tremendous amount of aid gets to the continent of Africa, but due to inefficiency, waste and corruption, much of it does not reach the people who need it most. One of these groups of people in tremendous need are OVC (orphans and vulnerable children), whose prevalence is rising in Zimbabwe (read more about OVC here). From my experience living in Africa for two years and from many subsequent visits, I was moved to start Footsteps for Africa to provide aid for OVC and physically be there every step of the way to ensure that aid reached the populations of OVC we are serving. I will personally be in every area we distribute aid, build schools or other structures, establish food programs, provide healthcare with our healthcare partners, and any other aid we provide.
The Footsteps For Africa Team
Footsteps was Founded in 2010 by Austin Cameron, who brought on board his sister Tiara Cameron in 2012. Austin and Tiara are two siblings of a close family of seven children.
Austin served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormon) from 2002-2004, spending time in Zimbabwe, Namibia, and Zambia. It was during a time of civil unrest, the economies collapsing, food shortages increasing and lack of safety becoming more apparent. Given the increasing food and supply shortages, the Mormon Church started shipping in supplies, which missionaries distributed to an ever-increasing population of needy individuals. Austin became aware of many other…...more
Hedge Fund Partner, Chair of Board of Directors Footsteps for Africa Foundation, Creator of Tiara Protein Powder Tiara Cameron joined Austin to help in the Footsteps effort in 2012. www.TiaraCameron.com Tiara is a Partner at Capital President, a capital solutions group. She has experience in consulting, deal sourcing, raising capital for corporations, business structure, and corporate management. Tiara specializes in Equipment Finance and Equipment refinance of all kinds, Transactions to $400MM. She is an international…...more
Lindsay Reilly is the Founder and President of continuum Entertainment, a creative agency that specializes in talent management, content development, branding and event consultancy. Linsday is the published author and owner of a life enrichment program. She is also a developer and producer for television and film, including the critically acclaimed Across Grace Alley. She is a recognized force in the entertainment industry. Linsday is also the mother to a beautiful boy, and has a…...more