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Dear President Obama:
Africa is Calling

Africa is more peaceful, prosperous, healthy and well-educated than at the turn of the millennium.

-Darius Mans, President, Africare


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After receiving household economic strengthening training and operating a profitable business, the “Cooperate Women” co-operative of Nigeria’s Adang Itam community fully repaid a $3,500 loan to buy more tools and build their own mini palm mill.

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More than 200 individuals attend Africare’s sold out premiere of 10 x 10’s documentary film Girl Rising in Washington, D.C.

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Africare/Benin wins a $47 million award from The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria to work arm-in-arm with the Government of Benin to conduct a national malaria prevention campaign.



Africare honors Mo Ibrahim and President Barack Obama at the 2013 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner Gala.

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Africare hosts the first #Fast4Hunger for World Hunger Day, challenging followers to show solidarity with food-insecure Africans and to acquire brief first-hand knowledge of prolonged hunger’s effects.


Africare headquarters staff helped Dreaming Out Loud prepare its new community garden site to promote local agriculture in Washington, D.C.

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Africare/Senegal wins one of four prestigious Saving Lives at Birth, Transition to Scale grants.

Building on the African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF)'s successful two-year pilot to reduce maternal mortality in remote regions of Senegal, Africare will scale up the adoption of a mobile phone health platform and telemedicine laptops to five regions of the country, expanding our reach in exposing Senegalese communities to life-saving health care practices.



Africare/Tanzania’s WASH in Schools Project is honored by the Uhuru Torch, Tanzania’s national symbol of hope.

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Africare hosts the panel discussion “Africa’s Literary Identity: Who Defines It?” with Carole Boyce Davies, Tope Folarin, Uzodinma Iweala, Hannah Pool and TMS Ruge.

Listen to the discussion here.



Africare inaugurates its International Board of Counselors (IBC), a group of advisory professionals committed to assisting Africare develop unique public-private partnerships, with a reception at Africare House and remarks from Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

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Africare partners with the NBA and ExxonMobil to launch the Power Forward Initiative in Nigeria.

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Africare and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. host a vigil to honor Nelson Mandela at Howard University.

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