Where We Work Africare/Tanzania

Africare began operations in Tanzania in 1994. Since that time, Africare has invested in Tanzanian communities through projects addressing… Agriculture & Food Security Health Systems Strengthening HIV & AIDS Household Economic Strengthening Orphan and Vulnerable Child Protection Maternal and Newborn Child Health Microenterprise Development Natural Resource Management Nutrition Resettlement Value Chain Development Water, Sanitation & Hygiene … Read more

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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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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


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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Liberian Community Donates to Prevent Maternal Mortality HQ Messages | 9-15-14 A basket for donations sat on the dirt floor, and by the time the procession of attendees came to an end the basket held approximately $30,000 Liberian dollars. Trained Traditional Midwives Prevent Maternal Mortality HQ Messages | 9-12-14 The cost of constructing a MWH runs between $25K and … 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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The Africare Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner

“There can be no global economy without the presence of Africa,” stated Andrew Young in his keynote address at this year’s Africare Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner. “Africa,” he continued, “is the missing link.” Former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, former mayor of Atlanta, former congressman from Georgia and, at present, chairman of … Read more

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Timbuktu Food Security Initiative

Project: The Timbuktu Food Security Initiative Funders: USAID Timeframe: FY08-13 The Problem: In Mali, the Timbuktu Region is the most prone to chronic food insecurity. Households in this region produce food only four months per year due to weak annual rainfall, declining yields, increasing soil infertility from desertification, and extreme climatic variability. Long Term Goal: To increase the sustainability and … Read more

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For Africare, Saving Lives at Birth Means Bringing Innovation and Community Partnerships to Zambia and Senegal

WASHINGTON (July 17, 2014) – Pregnancy and childbirth in Zambia continue to be risky, leading to death and disability for some women of childbearing age. Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, will present solutions to maternal and infant mortality in Zambia and Senegal at the 2014 Saving Lives … Read more

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