Over the past four decades with the support of a visionary community of donors, Africare has lead the way in achieving measurable progress in improving the lives of millions of people on the continent of Africa. You can assure that millions continue to benefit from Africare’s work by supporting the “Bishop John T. Walker Memorial … Read more

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Fundraise in Your Community

Thank you for raising money for Africare! Congratulations on taking the first step to improving the lives of the people of Africa! We are excited to learn that Africa is where you want to help and Africare is who you want to support. Africare partners with people in rural communities, usually in remote locations, throughout the … Read more

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Where We Work Africare/Ghana

Africare began operations in Ghana in 1989. Since that time, Africare/Ghana has invested approximately $2,690,000 through projects addressing… Agriculture & Food Security HIV & AIDS Malaria Control Maternal and Child Health Nutrition School Construction and Electrification Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Women’s Empowerment …reaching an estimated 72,900 beneficiaries. Success in Ghana Using a generous donation from … Read more

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Financial Information

Africare understands that donors consider good financial stewardship to be an essential quality of a charitable organization. Africare’s annual reports are available online. Below, find detailed financial information. Efficiency We strive to use every donor dollar efficiently, ensuring that the greatest possible assistance — “program services” — reaches the neediest families and communities in Africa. Transparency Another … Read more

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Nov. 14: Africare/Senegal Stop Ebola Concert and Walk

Join Africare, Pape Diouf and Other Senegalese Artists to Stop Ebola in its Tracks! Date: 14 Novembre 2014 Location: Grand Theatre, Dakar Senegal The Ebola virus is killing thousands and destabilizing Senegal’s neighbors in West Africa. While Senegal has fortunately managed to avoid the outbreak, we must remain alert to stay safe, and we must do more … Read more

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CommCare Dresses, and Deploying mHealth in Senegal Field Messages | 2-26-15 Africare began partnering with Dimagi last year to help communities in Senegal save the lives of new mothers and newborns with mHealth technology. Dimagi’s Mohini Bhavasar breaks down the practical challenges and promise of “integrating an ICT system at the bottom of the health system pyramid…” … Read more

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Africare Awarded for Innovative Mobile App Developed to Measure Anemia

Africare’s Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP) team received one of three USAID’s Global Development Lab’s “Innovation to Action Awards” last week in Washington, D.C. The award recognizes the impact this innovation will have: breaking the cycle of malnutrition and anemia passed from mother to child, and engendering good nutrition and health in the crucial first … Read more

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Board & Staff

Africare’s Board of Directors and senior staff may be contacted through the Africare headquarters: Africare, Africare House, 440 R Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20001-1935, USA. In addition, Africare has some 25 field offices in Africa. In memoriam: Oumarou G. Youssoufou Former OAU (now, African Union) Ambassador to the U.N.One of the founders of Africare and a … Read more

Peter Francis

Peter Francis is the founder and president of Global Energy Consultants, which specializes in providing advice to the oil and gas industry in emerging and developing countries. Mr. Francis completed  30  years  of  service  with  ExxonMobil  in  a  number  of  executive  treasury  and government relations positions in the U.S., Europe and Africa. He has extensive knowledge … Read more

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Africare’s History in Liberia Africare began its work in Liberia in 1992 under a resettlement support program funded by the United States Agency for International Development that delivered agricultural seeds, tools and training to thousands of war-displaced families over a period of four year in Nimba, Cape Mount and Montserrado counties.  In 1996-97, Africare expanded … Read more

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