Note: The menu shows the 36 African countries where Africare has worked, not the other African countries.


Photo: Sheila McKinnon

"Africare truly cares for Africa."

Uganda’s First Lady

Janet Kataaha Museveni


National Hand Washing Campaign
Implementing Partners: Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment
Location: 30 districts nationwide
Purpose: Stimulate and sustain hand washing with soap among mothers/caregivers of children under 5.

Trained and equipped 4,500 villages with Hand Washing Ambassadors
-Carried out national Training of Trainers

Technical Support to Orphans
Donor: USAID
Implementing Partners: International HIV/AIDS Alliance, MSH and UWESO
Location: Western Region
Purpose: Strengthen local governments, communities, CSOs and other private sector systems for delivery of holistic, high quality essential services for OVC and their households

Reached 15,982 OVC with child protection, legal support and psychosocial support services
-Supported 162 sub-counties to conduct mapping of community OVC providers
-Assisted 845 parishes to develop and implement OVC action plans