Last June, President Barack Obama released his U.S. strategy toward sub-Saharan Africa, describing Africa as a “region of growing opportunity and promise, for Africa, for America.”
Africare In the News
Africare will honor President Barack Obama (invited) and Dr. Mo Ibrahim at its 2013 Bishop John T. Walker Dinner
WASHINGTON (February 11, 2013) — Africare will honor President Barack Obama and Dr. Mo Ibrahim for their outstanding accomplishments and life-changing impacts in Africa at its annual Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner Gala on Saturday April 20, 2013 at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C., at 6 p.m.
Diplomatic Pouch — Coca-Cola is taking its mission to quench the world’s thirst to a whole new level, supporting technology that could turn raw sewage into clean drinking water.
Devex — Barack Obama’s second term as president of the United States officially began on Sunday, although he was sworn in again the next day at a public ceremony on the steps of the Capitol.
“African Well Fund has raised more than $1 million to provide clean, safe water to 300,000 people in more than 15 countries in the past 10 years.”
— Diane Yoder, African Well Fund Board Member
“Just seemed like a natural thing to give back to Africare.”
-Jean and George Meek
Yesterday, Africare celebrated the first-ever International Day of the Girl Child at its headquarters from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to expand public awareness in our neighborhood about the need for greater gender equality and the importance of girls’ education.
“God Bless Africare.”
-Nancy Long, Sisu Painting
“Clean water is something most of us take for granted but in sub-Saharan Africa, water is very precious.”
-Max Ebert, CEO of Operation Clean Water