Congrats to Angelique Kidjo on her Grammy win for Best World Music Album! She dedicated the award to the women of Africa, and her Batonga Foundation is working with Africare to improve clean water access for schools in Benin.
As the infection rate continues to drop in all of the three remaining affected countries – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – UN officials are no longer describing the outbreak as a single outbreak, but rather a collection of “micro-outbreaks”…
Orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) need caretakers. More than that though, they need well-prepared and well-equipped caretakers.
On December 16 U.S. President Barack Obama signed an omnibus spending bill. The bill allocated $5.4 billion to fight Ebola in the United States and abroad, with $2.5 billion specifically appropriated to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.