Help us connect the world

lifeline 4 Africa

A recognized 501(c)(3) exempt organization by IRS

We collect old cellphones lying around in people's drawers and ship them to our partners in Africa, who donate them to less fortunate families that cannot afford to buy a cellphone or to replace a broken one.

 
 

The value of communication spans all socioeconomic classes, from rich to poor. Africa is no exception, but not everyone has access to a cell phone...

During our exciting trip to Africa, we noticed everyone had a cellphone, including those without money. We realized a cellphone was more important than a meal to many, but how can they afford it and what can they do when they break their phone?

 

FACTS

only

33%

have a proper drainage system

only

50%

have paved roads

only

63%

have piped water

yet

93%

have cellphones

 

How can you help?

Do you travel to Cape Town or Johannesburg and are willing to bring a couple of cell phones to our partner in Africa? Click here if you want to help.

Do you have a cell phone that you are no longer using? Click here for instructions on how you can donate it to a child in Africa!

Collecting donated cell phones is not easy, transporting them safely to Africa is a challenge, but to distribute them to the right recipients in a foreign country is a formidable task... lucky for us we found some great organizations in Africa to help us.

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African child taking on cell phone

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Two african children looking at a cell phone

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Two African children looking at a cell phone

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African child using a cell phone in the school

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Two African women using a cell phone

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Several African school children using a cell phone

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WHO ARE WE?

Lukas Lundqvist

President

Ben Kirk

Vice-president & Treasurer

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Sofia Lundqvist
Secretary