July marks the beginning of Africare’s 46th year of operations and the start of Africare’s new fiscal year 2016. It promises to be an exciting year of change and growth.
For several decades, the Alpha Kappa Alphas (AKAs) have supported Africare in a number of important ways, not the least of which is financially. Incorporated in 1908 on the campus of Howard University, the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded by nine students. Since then, it has grown tremendously and is now more than 283,000 strong.
Gone are the days of corporations giving to non-profits just to punch their social responsibility ticket, and frankly, that’s not what Africare is looking for.
Africare President Dr. Darius Mans testified before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Africa about progress on the ground in the fight against Ebola.
Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter’s House in Dallas, Texas encourages you to learn more about Africare and the work we are doing on the ground.
Creative partnerships help Africare achieve notable successes, but not all organizations operate identically.
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.
The cost of constructing a MWH runs between $25K and $50K, yet the result is hundreds if not thousands of healthy babies born in a given year.
“I never experienced the uncertainty or fear that so many women in Africa feel during pregnancy”