Pi Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Are Champions for Africare

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Members of Pi Kappa Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority put the Africare donation link on its chapter web page to encourage donations. They say: “This is such an easy way to get the word out and we can donate from our smart phones and computers.  We know every dollar counts as we overcome poverty, hunger and illness in many African communities. We are excited that other chapters will follow our lead and become Africare champions.”  Africare and the AKA sorority have a long and special history. Pictured are members making personal contributions. 
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Africare salutes Stephen D. Cashin, Chairman of the Board

Africare is proud to salute him as our Chairman and for his life’s work in devotion to the people of Africa.

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia, conferred the honor of Knight Commander into the Most Venerable Order of the Pioneer on Stephen D. Cashin, Chairman of the Board of Africare.  He was honored for his work as an investor and philanthropist in Liberia for the past twenty years.  Mr. Cashin invested in a number of companies soon after the war in Liberia, principally the International Bank of Liberia and the Insurance Company of Africa, both of which have become leaders in their respective fields.  He has supported many causes in Liberia, including Africare’s efforts to establish birthing centers, the John F. Kennedy Hospital, and Think Liberia—an initiative to support at-risk girls.  He has also supported numerous education projects, including the reconstruction of the Elizabeth Tubman Institute and the Liberian Education Trust.  As part of his involvement with the Jesuit Refugee Service, he has supported the efforts of the Jesuits in Liberia in building the Holy Family Parish in one of the areas most affected by the war.  For his work with the Jesuits, Mr. Cashin received a special commendation from Pope Francis.

Africare is proud to salute him as our Chairman and for his life’s work in devotion to the people of Africa.

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