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Africa : a new breed of assistance organization

“How grateful we are for the work Africare is doing! I know I speak on behalf of millions of human lives hung in the ballance.” In 1970, West Africa was in the midst of one of the most severe droughts in its history. Animals were dying. Crops could not grow. Villagers were fleeing their homes … Read more

Office of Food for Development (OFFD)

NEW! PILOT LAUNCH, SPRING 2008 Africare Food Security Review Over the past 20 years, with support from the United States Agency for International Development’s Office of Food for Peace (USAID FFP) and Title II. of U.S. Public Law 480, Africare has gained extensive experience carrying out food security programs in Africa. Drawing on that experience, … Read more

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Where We Work Africare/Zimbabwe

Africare began operations in Zimbabwe in 1981, one year after Zimbabwe’s independence, making it one of the most experienced non-governmental organizations in the country. Since that time, Africare/Zimbabwe has invested more than $30,000,000 through projects in… • Agriculture & Food Security • Enterprise Development • Health, HIV & AIDS • Nutrition • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene • Women’s Empowerment … Read more

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“The role of the Deki Reader™ in malaria diagnosis, treatment and reporting: findings from an Africare pilot project in Nigeria.” Adah et al., 2018. Learn more about these findings by clicking here or to download: Africare’s Malaria Prevention Initiative in Nigeria Country Office Spotlight, News Releases | 3-29-18 Africare in Nigeria will convene a stakeholder summit on April 12th in Abuja … Read more

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Africare’s History in Niger Niger is the country where Africare began, in 1970, amidst one of the worst droughts in West African history. The first work, from emergency medical aid to “cloud seeding,” sought to provide drought relief. Almost immediately, Africare also introduced self-help development projects at the village level — and those have characterized … Read more

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As a specialist in Africa, Africare works in all the major regions of the continent and addresses the full range of basic development challenges facing the African people. Learn more by reading country-by-country profiles of our work. Or get an overview by type of assistance, as listed below. HIV/AIDS AIDS is now the leading cause of death … Read more

About Us – Board – Joseph C. Kennedy

At Franklin Senior High School he was the sporting activities editor for the college paper, picked the institutions superior man trainee as well as co-valedictorian. He ended up being the initial professional athlete in Franklin background to gain 4 university letters in one year. He got his Bachelor’s degree level in 1948 as well as … Read more

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Where We Work – Africare/Senegal

Africare began operations in Senegal in 1976. Since that time, Africare has invested in Senegal’s communities through projects addressing… Agriculture & Food Security Community Health Education Governance HIV & AIDS Microenterprise Development Microfinance, Access to Credit, Savings and Financial Services Tuberculosis Water, Sanitation & Hygiene Women’s Empowerment Click “Africare Programs” above to view Africare/Senegal’s active programs. Success in … Read more

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