ANCEFA missions is:
to promote, enable and build capacity of African Civil Society to advocate and campaign for access to free quality education for all;
to engage civil society in national and international dialogue on critical issues, such as poverty, HIV/AIDS pandemic, gender equality, resources mobilization within as well as outside Africa;
to promote civil society’s contribution to universal access to free quality education for all.
To undertake monitoring of public resources for optimal delivery of EFA and quality education in Africa. To establish and manage a robust and efficient education information management system for sharing information and best practices. To develop mechanisms for consensus building on EFA priorities in Africa and utilize the same for joint advocacy and lobbying at sub-regional, regional and international arena. To participate in civic Education and mobilization, legal Education and general life Education as relates to EFA and other matters pertaining to the provision of Education in Africa. To strengthen capacity for public policy dialogue and critical engagement with other actors at the international platforms. To nurture a mature and dynamic civil society leadership responsive to the aspirations of the respective nationalities so as to empower people to organize for Education rights both for themselves and their children.