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Global Citizen: Djimon Hounsou and Tshepo Mahloele on Why to Invest in Africa Now

May 06, 2024

Watch this video on the challenges and opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Africa Reconnect

Time To Heal

April 27, 2024

Take part in our racial reconciliation and healing practice for an impactful community experience.

Black History

Honoring Black History Month

February 02, 2024

A reflection on the significance of the slave ship Amistad.

Africa Reconnect

Welcome to Run Richmond 16.19 !

April 21, 2022

Djimon Hounsou announces the cultural running event that aims to empower the African American community.


Djimon Hounsou & Láolú collaborate on African Artist NFT Collection: “TIME TO HEAL”

November 03, 2021

Charitable auction to take place on Binance NFT Marketplace between November 10-18, 2021.

Partner Events

Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners’ Charity Day 2021: Never Forget by Giving Back

September 10, 2021

Honoring those lost 20 years ago on 9/11 through a virtual day of hope and charity with support from Patrick Dempsey, Sean Penn, Djimon Hounsou, Julian Edelman, and other celebrities.

Partner Events

Djimon joins Salesforce Town Hall Meeting

May 04, 2021

A Conversation on how to build a movement for Pan-African identity with the dedicated team at

Partner Events

Salesforce organizes Interactive Firechat with Djimon Hounsou

April 19, 2021

Djimon Hounsou to join the Salesforce Nonprofit Summit in an Interactive Firechat with the VP of the Nonprofit Times, Paul Clolery.

Voices for Africa

The Artwork ‘Africa’ by Graphic Artist Patrick Thomas

November 12, 2020

How the artwork Africa by renowned graphic artist Patrick Thomas became a powerful symbol of the Djimon Hounsou Foundation.

About DHF

Why I founded the Djimon Hounsou Foundation

November 10, 2020

Actor & humanitarian Djimon Hounsou explains his motivation for establishing his own nonprofit.

Gate of no return

Beninese Government to collaborate with Djimon Hounsou Foundation

January 13, 2020

At a press conference in Cotonou, Beninese Sports Minister Oswald Homeky announces the Goverment's support for the Gate of Return Marathon & Festival.


A wise man never knows all, only a fool knows everything.


African Proverb