AWF was founded in 1961 and they have helped many African animals and people. There goal is to raise awareness and help all those in african who need it. They are protecting many species such as the African Elephant and Lion. They also help the African people. They educate them on the importance of wildlife an they build research centers all over Africa for people to volunteers and help at. The CEO Dr. Patrick Bergin, has worked at AWF for 17 years an was made President on January 1, 2002. African Wildlife Foundation is centered in Africa and there min focus are the animals of that continent. If you wish to help The African Wildlife Foundation you can donate on there website.