About Us

The American Society of South Africa (ASSA) is a dynamic organization dedicated to enhancing the experience of expatriates living in South Africa through resources, events, and networking.  ASSA membership is open to Americans, South Africans, and citizens of other countries who have a genuine interest in American culture.

The objective of the ASSA is to:

  • Foster friendly relations between the citizens of South Africa and those of the USA
  • To encourage interest in the USA on the part of South Africans
  • Give back to our host country through volunteer work and fundraising efforts
  • Assist newly arrived Americans to adjust to South Africa
  • Communicate American Consular Services to the American community
  • Further promote the American community within South Africa
  • Enhance the image of the United States of America

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