Forty-year-old Bridget Egesi has been the sole caretaker of her five children since her husband’s death in 2008.
Africare In the News
www.allafrica.com — Uyo — Pregnant Women and children under the age of five have been charged to sleep under long lasting insecticide treated bed nets as they are more vulnerable to malaria attack.
[Photos] Washington Life Magazine Photography from 2014 Africare Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner
www.washingtonlife.com, April 18, 2014 — Washington Life Magazine photographer Tony Powell covered Africare’s 2014 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner.
“[The girls] had these remarkable stories that had never been told before.”
www.allafrica.com — Prepared remarks by Jay Ireland, president and CEO of GE Africa, at the inaugural Africare ‘Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa (CODA) Summit’ at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC.
Africare Celebrates Power in Africa at its 2014 Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa Summit
WASHINGTON (April 14, 2014) — Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 200 global leaders in business and government on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at its inaugural Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa (CODA) Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. The event honored General Electric (GE) and Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote with awards for their work in powering the African continent.
“Partnership and leverage is the model for supporting the transformation of Africa,” says Donald Kaberuka
www.allafrica.com — The African Development Bank (AfDB) and Africare signed a 5-year Memorandum of Understanding in Washington, D.C. on 12 April.