Sense of community is a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to the group, and a shared faith that members’ needs will be met through commitment to be together. sense of community has 4 elements: membership, influence, integration and fulfillment of needs, and shared emotional connection.
V4A have created this resource directory to provide different ways one can connect with the African Immigrant community in St Louis region. Please feel free to share with new families, professionals, education institutions, health providers and local government to help them connect and serve better their African clients.
To welcome, connect and empower healthier immigrant individuals and families through the provision of supports and services, and by coordinating resources.
Empowered, Stronger, Healthier immigrant individuals and families.
For more information and updates of upcoming community events, connect with us through the following social media platforms.
Vitendo4Africa is impacting 27 nationalities, numbering 25,000+ individuals throughout MO. Our mission is to welcome, connect and empower healthier immigrant individuals and families through the provision of supports and services by coordinating resources.
In Swahili, “Vitendo” means “action.” Vitendo4africa exists to provide immigrant and refugee families with direct services and interconnected resources to improve their quality of life.
V4A has grown from an organic effort connecting a small number of families to services – into an established provider in education, youth development, translation services, behavioral health and health education – while connecting thousands of families with structured, vital services in the St. Louis region.
Thank you to the St Louis Family for creating a welcoming environment for many immigrant and refugee families who have made St. louis their home and heir city.
We are because you are. May the spirit of UBUNTU be with us all and with all our leaders in the region.