FIRESTONE, Liberia—As Ebola exploded here this year, a rubber farm embarked on a crash course on how to tame an epidemic that has killed thousands of people and derailed governments across West Africa.
COTONOU, BENIN (October 2, 2014) – Children across the West African nation of Benin sleep safer at night and live healthier…
An informative article from www.vox.com dispelling myths and putting the Ebola outbreak in context.
At least 3,700 children in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone who have lost one or both parents to Ebola this year face being shunned, the UN children’s organisation has said.
NEW YORK (September, 20 2014) – A Direct Relief-chartered Boeing 747 departed John F. Kennedy International Airport today with 100 tons of emergency medical assistance for communities gripped by Ebola.
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 at Birth: A Grand Challenge for Development Conference from July 30 until August 1, 2014, at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, D.C.
Africare Celebrates Power in Africa at its 2014 Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa Summit
WASHINGTON (April 14, 2014) — Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 200 global leaders in business and government on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at its inaugural Creating Opportunities for Development in Africa (CODA) Summit at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, DC. The event honored General Electric (GE) and Nigerian business magnate Aliko Dangote with awards for their work in powering the African continent.
WASHINGTON (April 7, 2014) — Africare, the oldest and largest African-American led non-profit committed to advancing development in Africa, hosted more than 500 global leaders in business, government and philanthropy on Saturday, April 5, 2014, at its annual Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner and fundraiser at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C. The event honored Africare’s pioneering Co-Founders C. Payne Lucas and Dr. Joseph C. Kennedy with Lifetime Achievement Awards for the tremendous contributions they have each made to Africare over more than four decades.
[Video] Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Delivers Speech at Africare about Democracy, Security and Humanitarian Work
WASHINGTON (March 20, 2014) — On Wednesday March 19, Africare and its International Board of Counselors hosted Assistant Secretary of African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield at its Washington, D.C. headquarters. In the presence of more than 83 guests, Assistant Secretary Thomas-Greenfield delivered insight into the U.S. government’s vision for its partnership with Africa.
WASHINGTON (January 23, 2014) — Africare, an African-American founded development organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, announced that Stephen D. Cashin, founder and CEO of Pan African Capital Group (PACG), has become its new Chairman of the Board.