The Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA) is a regional Faith Based Organization that was established in 1979 in Chilema, Malawi, to coordinate and articulate issues affecting the Church and communities across the region. The Council operates in 12 Anglican Provinces namely; Burundi, Central Africa – (Botswana, Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe), Congo, Indian Ocean (Madagascar, Seychelles and Mauritius), Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, Southern Africa (Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa Swaziland), Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda West Africa (Ghana, Cameroon, Togo, Sierra Leone and Liberia), plus the Diocese of Egypt, in 25 African countries where the Church has its presence.
CAPA’s strategic program priorities include Capacity Building for Strategic Leadership, Theological Education, Advocacy in such areas as Human Trafficking and Migration, Child Protection, Gender Based Violence, Inter-religious & Intercultural Dialogue. Global Relations supports CAPA’s Capacity Building program with an annual grant ($15,000) and collaborates in initiatives to eradicate human trafficking and modern slavery.
CAPA reaches out to individuals, communities and groups through her over 40 million dedicated Church members in different communities in Africa. CAPA has a secretariat headed by a General Secretary located in Nairobi Kenya.