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Africare Announces New President

Robert L. Mallett will lead Africare into a new era of development priorities for Africa.
Robert L. Mallett will lead Africare into a new era of development priorities for Africa.

Africare, the nation’s oldest and largest African-American founded organization providing assistance to Africa, announced Robert L. Mallett will become the fourth President in the organization’s 45-year history.

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Manyara Masai Village Changes Traditional Ways for Better Nutrition

Salome Rumas is one of several mothers in the Mesera tribe practicing healthy nutrition habits.
Salome Rumas is one of several mothers in the Mesera tribe practicing healthy nutrition habits.

Since the inception of the Africare Tanzania’s Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program, the Masai residing in the Mesera Village in the Manyara region are adopting healthier nutrition practices, particularly for the well-being of their pregnant women and children in their tribe.

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Africare Introduces New Chief of Programs

Veteran former USAID official will lead Africare’s development programs portfolio
Veteran former USAID official will lead Africare’s development programs portfolio

Africare announced Franklin C. Moore, recently the Deputy Assistant Administrator in the Bureau of Africa at the United States Agency for International Development, has been named Chief of Programs for the 45-year-old organization solely focused on humanitarian and economic development of Africa.

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New Date for Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner Gala

New Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015
New Date: Saturday, December 5, 2015

Africare’s annual Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner Gala will be held Saturday, December 5, 2015, at the Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C.

This year’s event will honor multiple long-time Africare supporters such as Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated.

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