Africare in the News

New women’s community project in South Africa. Photo: Henry Brink
New women’s community project in South Africa. Photo: Henry Brink

[Photos] From 67 blankets to 21 000

DIEPSLOOT – What began as a light-hearted challenge between two acquaintances, has evolved in to a world record attempt to knit 21 000 blankets to commemorate 21 years of freedom.

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Community Health Care Providers distributing nutritious porridge to women and children
Community Health Care Providers distributing nutritious porridge to women and children

Kalambo village wins war against maternal deaths

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.

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Women for #Diepsloot2030
Women for #Diepsloot2030

Diepsloot Takes Back Its Brand

Africare’s Katelyn Brewer joined Chris Waters on Radio Today to discuss the community-led initiative, #Diepsloot2030. South Africa’s Diepsloot township is often characterized negatively in the media as stricken with poverty and crime, but these perceptions don’t do justice to the energetic, positive efforts of Diepsloot’s residents to enliven their community.

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