Food for Thought

Africa’s 650 million small farmers and rural entrepreneurs represent 80 percent of the continent’s population, potentially a tremendous engine for growth. Africa’s rural population could transform what is now the world’s “hungriest region” into one self-sufficient in food, producing enough to feed families, communities and even whole nations. Africa’s small farmers are also the day-to-day … Read more

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“Africare’s work begins where the road ends.” Thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Africare, one of the oldest development organizations working on the continent. Since 1970, Africare has been delivering development assistance to Africa and working to improve the lives of millions of Africans, particularly in the areas of health, education and … Read more

Where We Work Africare/Senegal

Africare began operations in Senegal in 1976 when it signed its first formal assistance protocol with the Government of Senegal. In 2000, Africare signed an “accord du siege”, which grants Africare a clear working agreement with the Government of Senegal and diplomatic benefits. Since beginning operations, Africare/Senegal has invested approximately $50,000,000 through projects addressing… • Agriculture & Food Security … Read more


Africare’s History in Nigeria For more than 30 years, Africare has partnered with communities, local, state and national government in Nigeria to improve access and quality of health, water/sanitation, economic empowerment and other services.  Africare’s work in Nigeria began in 1978 with a small donation of medical equipment in support of a non-profit community health … Read more

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ExxonMobil, NBA, Africare Reinstate Commitment to Power Forward

October 1, 2016: ExxonMobil, NBA, Africare have reinstated their commitment to youth and sports development as they sponsor the third season of the Power Forward programme at the National Stadium in Kukwaba, Abuja. Power Forward, a partnership between ExxonMobil, the NBA and Africare, uses the game of basketball to teach and mentor students from secondary schools … Read more

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Africare salutes Stephen D. Cashin, Chairman of the Board

Her Excellency Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, President of the Republic of Liberia, conferred the honor of Knight Commander into the Most Venerable Order of the Pioneer on Stephen D. Cashin, Chairman of the Board of Africare.  He was honored for his work as an investor and philanthropist in Liberia for the past twenty years.  Mr. Cashin invested in a number of companies … Read more

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2017 Bishop John T. Walker Dinner

Africare’s Bishop John T. Walker Dinner was held on October 12, 2017, at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. It was an elegant night shared by our board, partners, donors, supporters, old and new friends, including,  U.S. Congressman Ed Royce and U.S. Congresswoman Karen Bass.  Our guests were welcomed by Mr. … Read more

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Manyara Masai Village Changes for Better Nutrition

Fresh animal blood, raw meat, and raw milk: this is the diet the Masai people in Tanzania rely on for their nutritional needs dating back several centuries.  Historically, they are known to be semi-nomadic and thus, animals such as cows, goats and sheep are a well-known commodity for their meat and blood and within easy … Read more

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Where We Work Africare/Angola

Africare began operations in Angola in 1990. During Angola’s civil war and through the recovery period following it until 2005, Africare/Angola invested an estimate $21,000,000 into projects, and since has invested $2-3 million per year. Africare/Angola’s projects have addressed… • Agriculture & Food Security • Governmental Capacity Building • Health, HIV & AIDS • Humanitarian and Emergency Relief • … Read more

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