AL focuses on fighting social ills such as gender-based violence, child abuse, teenage pregnancy and substance abuse. Al further supports the elderly, the impoverished, the disabled, child-headed households and orphaned children through various programmes. By making a difference through education, prevention, counselling, personal and community capacity building, outreach and referral networks, they aim to enable impoverished communities to improve their lives by reducing stigma, ignorance, and shame. Since 2001 AL Organization has been actively working toward this goal and was registered in 2006 as an official NPO based in rural Northern KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. Since then, they have been able to reach over 500.000 beneficiaries with their work.