About

Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam Image Credit: NASA/METI/AIST/Japan Space Systems, and U.S./Japan ASTER Science Team

AFGIC Toronto is a chapter of Alliance for GERD in Canada.

AFGIC is established by a group of Canadians of Ethiopian descent and friends of Ethiopia to advocate and stand in solidarity with the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD). The purpose of the AFGIC professional group is to create clarity and understanding on issues surrounding the GERD and solicit support for the GERD from the international community in general and fellow Canadians in particular.

Our Goal

  • Share information on Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD)
  • Create awareness among Canadian Citizens of Ethiopian origin and friends of Ethiopia on the current issues surrounding the GERD
  • Stand in solidarity with Ethiopia in the effort to construct the dam and lift its people out of poverty and darkness
  • Raise funds to support the construction of the dam