RAFFA International Development Agency, is an independent charity, which was launched by the Church of God of Prophecy at the House of Lords on Thursday 26th November 2006. This was hosted by Baroness Howells of St David and the keynote address was given by Bishop Adrian Varlack, Sr.
RAFFA benefits from the experience of Trustees who have a proven track record of achievement over the last 40 years throughout the continent of Africa and the Caribbean. The RAFFA system is a Diaspora-led model (aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals), which brings together local, regional and national stakeholders to embrace the challenges and opportunities associated with the integration of local and International Development Co-operation.
RAFFA provides practical action in the service of others through early stage support, and local communities to build capacity and tackle the issues that are important in their communities; this includes inequality, educational attainment, health and social care services, enterprise support and capital projects that enhance community assets.