Our Four Programmes Areas:

Community Investment Fund

Investment of ACU share-funds in profit making businesses, to generate income and support socio-economic projects. 

Business Development Loans

Loans to help members develop their businesses. 

Business Training

Training delivered by ACU members to help recipients run more successful businesses. 

Credit Union

A Credit Union that, in addition to the usual credit union functions, will lend to members wishing to establish their own cooperative enterprises. 

Our Aims and Objectives

Our Mission

To empower African people by building a finance and knowledge network where resources and information can be pooled and utilised for the benefit of all members of the community, through education, livelihood development, and asset accumulation.  

To help African people build the economic basis required for their psychological, political and cultural renewal and wellbeing. Join now

Our Vision

To see African communities, in the UK and elsewhere, that are culturally self-centred, psychologically self-reliant, economically prosperous, and successfully pursuing their aspirations.

Current Projects



Projects on our Radar

We are continually looking for lucrative projects and opportunities to deploy capital that
will generate good returns and profits in the short medium and long term. See some of the investments on our radar here.

Yatou Foods


Zanzibar 2 – 4 bed holiday homes