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Below are some frequently asked questions about the Africa University Fund.  If you have additional questions, please contact us and we will try to answer.

What is the Africa University Fund?
When was the Africa University Fund established?
What financial support does the Africa University Fund give to Africa University?
Where is Africa University located?
What degrees are granted through Africa University?
How much money was remitted to the Africa University Fund in the last three years?
Can I give to the Africa University Fund online?
Where can I order promotional resources for the Africa University Fund?


What is the Africa University Fund?
The Africa University Fund is one of the seven apportioned funds of The United Methodist Church. This apportioned fund supports ongoing operations, including building maintenance, utilities, classroom equipment and supplies, faculty and staff salaries, and other operational expenses.

When was the Africa University Fund established?
The Africa University Fund was established at the 1992 General Conference.

What financial support does the Africa University Fund give to Africa University?
The African University Fund supports ongoing operations, including building maintenance, utilities, classroom equipment and supplies, faculty and staff salaries, and other operational expenses.

Where is Africa University located?
The Africa University campus is located on 1,545 acres in the Eastern Highlands of Zimbabwe. The site is across the road from Old Mutare Mission, about 11 miles west of Mutare, Zimbabwe's fourth-largest city.

What degrees are granted through Africa University?
Six undergraduate faculties (equivalent to bachelor's degrees) are offered:
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Humanities and Social Sciences
Theology
Education
Management and Administration
Health Sciences

Five graduate faculties (equivalent to master's degrees) are offered:
Management and Administration
Master of Theological Studies
Master of Health Sciences
Institute of Peace, Leadership and Governance
Agriculture/Natural Resources

How much money was remitted to the Africa University Fund in the last three years?
In 2012, $2,192,895 was remitted, In 2011, $2,274,589 was remitted and in 2010, $2,175,517 was remitted.

Can I give to the Africa University Fund online?
You can not give online to the Africa University Fund. We hope to be able to offering online giving to the apportioned funds in the future. However, you can remit money to your local church and designate it for the Africa University Fund.

Where can I order promotional resources for the Africa University Fund?
Click this link to order free promotional resourcesources for the Africa University Fund.

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Africa University Development Office
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
(615) 340-7438

audevoffice@gbhem.org
www.support-africauniversity.org.