allAfrica.com, Monrovia — At a members-only ceremony at the RLJ Kendeja Resort and Villas on Saturday evening, March 2, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inducted as an Honorary Member of The Links, Incorporated, a non-profit organization of professional African-American women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.
Africare In the News
WASHINGTON (February 22, 2013) —Africare is proud to host the screening of 10×10’s feature film Girl Rising about girls’ education around the world on Thursday March 7, 2013 at 8:30 p.m., at the Gallery Place Stadium 14 theatre in Washington, D.C.
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.