About DFFAF

About DFFAF

Dream For Future Africa was founded by Gelila Assefa Puck in 2010 and is dedicated to providing opportunity and equity for those most in need in Africa.

Gelila Assefa Puck is an internationally-known fashion designer, and an award-winning international philanthropist who was born and schooled in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For more than a decade, Ms. Puck has been active in supporting women's global health initiatives and the advancement of orphaned children in Africa.

Ms. Puck lives in California with her husband, master chef Wolfgang Puck and their two children.

Ms. Puck's commitment to her East African heritage and to the communities of her Ethiopian homeland was the subject of a recent and admiring major feature on CNN International viewed by millions.

To view the CNN video, click here.

Ms. Puck has recently been honored for her philanthropic work by ESSENCE Magazine, BMW, and VERTU. She has also received the 2009 Champion of Children Award from the Children's Institute of Los Angeles where she serves on the Board of Trustees.

Dream For Future Africa Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization designated by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.