Please carefully review the eligibility requirements for this project. Eligible individuals must:
- have four (4) grandparents from the same sub-Saharan African country. Countries of interest include Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Côte d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Sierra Leone.
- be 18 years of age,
- have Internet access and be willing to take an online survey about ancestry and provide a saliva sample,
- live in the United States in a state that allows 23andMe shipping.*
Only one free kit is permitted per family. Family members of existing 23andMe customers are welcome to enroll in the project but are not eligibile for a free kit.
For more information, visit the project page.