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Committed to fighting hunger to eradicate malnutrition, serving 4,500+ children across the nation of Eswatini.
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Providing a safe haven for 400+ orphans and vulnerable children in Eswatini.
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Employing 420+ people in surrounding communities. Lifting people out of poverty and providing job security.
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Educating 300+ students, a generation filled with HOPE, at Project Canaan Academy.
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It takes a Village

The 400+ children that are being raised at Project Canaan have a powerful testimony and are the HOPE of Eswatini’s future. Meet the children at each campus below and join us in securing a future for them!


The Lower Campus is where our babies and toddlers live on Project Canaan!


The Middle Campus is where our 3 - 9 year old children live on Project Canaan!


The Upper Campus is where our oldest children (9 -18 years old) live on Project Canaan!

Evening of Hope Event

Join us in Vancouver, BC on October 15, 2023 for our annual Evening of HOPE event! Come meet Ian & Janine Maxwell, Co-Founders of Heart for Africa (Canada) & parents to 370+ Swazi children… and try not to be inspired!

Important 2024 Updates

We have a new mailing address and phone number at Heart for Africa (Canada)! Click below to get in touch with us.


Our 10-day trips provide an opportunity to serve at Project Canaan and in the rural communities of Eswatini. Experience Eswatini in 2024 by clicking below for dates and registration information.

Volunteers helping to support aid in Eswatini, Africa


Interested in getting involved? Join our team of volunteers across Canada that support our mission in a variety of ways: Collecting and donating items needed, loading shipping containers, selling Khutsala™ Artisans ornaments, hosting events in their cities and more.

who we are & Why eswatini

Heart for Africa (Canada) is a humanitarian organization that focuses on bringing HOPE to Eswatini, Africa in the areas of Hunger, Orphans, Poverty, and Education.

As a Canadian NGO working in Africa, we are passionate about helping those in need. Learn more about why we work in Eswatini and the need.

How you can help

Child Sponsorship

Student Sponsorship

general donation