African  Development  Foundation.A  nonprofit federal foundation  that  supports  the  self-help

efforts  of  poor  people  in  African  countries  by  making  grants  and  by  making  and  guaranteeing

loans to  any  African  entity  engaged  in  peaceful activities that  enable African  people  to  develop

more fully. • ADF was created by the African Development Foundation Act and began operating

in 1984. 22 USCA § 290h. — Abbr. ADF. [Blacks Law 8th]