Evelyn Boyd Simmons

Chief, External Affairs and Partnerships As Chief of External Affairs and Partnerships, Evelyn Boyd Simmons leads Africare’s initiatives to develop, maintain and leverage relationships with key stakeholders such as governments, international associations, academia, industry and non-governmental organizations.  She is also Acting Chief Development Officer. Ms. Simmons has spent most of her career improving outcomes by focusing … Read more

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Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre Scales Up Africare’s Mwanzo Bora’s U.S. Government-supported SBCC Kit

Approximately 40 participants from 15 different organizations came together for a national Training of Trainers (TOT) training conducted by the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC), co-facilitated by Africare’s Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP), to scale up the project’s Social and Behavior Change Communication (SBCC) Kit—Mkoba wa Siku 1000. The kit uses peer support learning to … Read more

Drink Malawi Study Aims to Reduce Childhood Deaths

Every year 750,000 children die from diarrheal disease.  This means in Malawi, nearly one out of every five children will not live to see their fifth birthday.   What compounds the tragedy is that these diseases are preventable and treatable. Most diarrheal disease-related deaths are due to dehydration.  Since 1978, there has been a standard Oral … Read more

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2006 Africare Bishop Walker Dinner

The 2005 Africare Dinner will present a salute to: The Honorable Colin L. Powell Recipient, 2005 Bishop Walker Award Hilton Washington Hotel 1919 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. Each year, the Africare Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner brings together more than 2,000 people — African heads of state, ministers of commerce and foreign affairs, … 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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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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