www.touch.dailynews.co.tz — BG Tanzania, a British Oil exploration company, in partnership with Africare/Tanzania, an NGO, have launched a youth empowerment project, “Kijana Jikwamue,” in Mtwara Region.
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.
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.
“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.
www.avrdc.org — Eastern and Southern Africa’s peri-urban horticulture initiative (VINESA) continues to gather momentum. Two rounds of Training of Trainers took place in February 2014, with Value Chain Thinking consultant Benjamin Dent taking nearly 40 people through the three-day course in Malawi and Mozambique.
www.allafrica.com — Africare/Liberia has presented twenty-four Yamaha motorbikes to the Bong County Health Team. At the presentation of the motorbikes last weekend, the head of the Africare-Medical Teams International consortium told our Bong County correspondent that the donation was in line with the agreement signed with the County Health Team, with support from USAID and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.
www.ippmedia.com — Opened at the climax of the national White Ribbon Day celebrations at the turn of the week, the state-of-the art maternal care theatre at Mtowisa Health Centre in Sumbawanga was inaugurated by the Health and Social Welfare Minister, Dr Seif Rashid on behalf of Prime Minister Mizengo Pinda.
Africare/Senegal Country Director Gwen Young to Speak at Mobile Communication for Development Conference
The fourth International Conference on M4D Mobile Communication for Development will be held in Dakar, Senegal on April 7-9, 2014. Africare/Senegal’s Gwen Young will participate in a panel discussion on the experiences, challenges and the way forward for mobile health platforms in the country.
www.washingtoninformer.com, March 12, 2014 — The circumstances of women in Africa are a conundrum complicated by patriarchy and bias. Although women constitute the cornerstone of African economic development, they are often less likely to know how to read or write, have access to health care and occupy low-skill jobs.