Salama Madinda is now the facilitator of the SILC union whose members have saved a total of more than $82,000 to support 395 Most Vulnerable Children! The funds saved have gone toward school fees, shelter, other basic needs, and even start-up capital for new income-generating endeavors.
Africare In the News
On Friday, March 6, Africare/Senegal hosted a breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day. The theme was Female Entrepreneurship in Senegal.
MPENJE Village in Kalambo District, Rukwa Region has recorded zero maternal deaths for the past three years, thanks to the efforts of Africare, a non-governmental organization which focuses on reducing maternal deaths and child mortalities among rural communities.
Africare, the Baoba Fund for Racial Equity, and the National Museum of African-American History & Culture, in recognition of the United Nation’s International Decade for People of African Descent, cordially invite you to A Conversation on Moving the Diaspora Forward: Opportunities for Brazil/US Collaboration, 2015-2025
African Diaspora Leaders from Brazil and the U.S. Meet to Advocate Human Rights for People of African Descent
Washington, D.C. (FEBRUARY 19, 2015) – Thought leaders representing the African diaspora from Brazil and the United States will gather in Washington, D.C., on February 25, 2015, to explore and together chart a plan of action to advocate respect, protection and fulfillment of human rights for people of African descent.
BBC Media Action’s research found that knowledge of key nutrition behaviors during pregnancy are very high among those interviewed and that Mwanzo Bora’s Social Behavior Change Communication Kit is helping parents feel comfortable asking questions about nutrition lessons they do not fully understand.