GLOBAL EMPOWERMENT MISSION
The organization’s journey began with grassroots community engagement as its founder, Michael Capponi, and board members have been involved in supporting some of the most significant global tragedies. For two decades, the team has assisted in over 295 missions around the world since the 1999 Kosovo Crisis, the earthquake in Haiti in 2010 to the current 2020 pandemic.
GLOBAL CREATIVE INITIATIVE
We create unique Live Virtual International Concerts and Interactive Creative Experiences featuring some incredible young virtuosos — children and youth from 40 countries, who are winners of multiple prestigious international contests, coming together through technology to support their peers in need.
We support children’s hospitals and orphanages, marginalized and underserved communities and schools, as well as children and youth with disabilities.
AVIATION WITHOUT BORDERS USA
AWB-USA is founded by aviation enthusiasts who are committed to finding innovative aviation solutions to humanitarian aid primarily within the USA as well as across the globe.
AWB-USA is the latest member of Aviation Sans Frontieres (ASF) global network which was initiated in 1968 by Air France pilots and flight engineers who took part in rescue operations by providing airlift support to those affected during Nigerian Civil War.
Diverting collected and donated medical supplies from being discarded, Sorting medical supplies at our warehouse, and Delivering to underserved or compromised health systems globally.
In 13 years, Afya has rescued over 11 million pounds of usable medical supplies and equipment that would have gone to waste. Afya has shipped several hundred 40-foot containers packed with recovered humanitarian and medical supplies to over 79 countries globally, including 4 million pieces of PPE in 2020 alone.