WASHINGTON (April 17, 2013) — CARE, a leading humanitarian organization fighting global poverty, stopped by the Towero site of Africare’s Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP) in Morogoro, Tanzania during its CARE Learning Tour, on which a group of high-level U.S. government officials, corporate partners and the media visited different projects in Africa tackling food and nutrition security. Members of the delegation learned that Mwanzo Bora, which means, “good start,” teaches families farming techniques and provides nutrition advice to support the government of Tanzania’s goal to reduce childhood stunting and maternal anemia by 20% over a five-year period.
WASHINGTON (April 2, 2013) — During the month of April, Africare is highlighting its Clean Water Partnership with Coca-Cola and DEKA Research through an in-flight video entitled “Innovator on the Move.” The video will be shown exclusively on 2,000 international American Airlines flights on the in-flight Business and Technology Report channel.
WASHINGTON (March 13, 2013) – Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, has partnered with the African Well Fund for a penny fundraiser in recognition of World Water Day on Friday, March 22.
WASHINGTON (March 8, 2013) – As the world celebrates International Women’s Day today, Friday, March 8, Africare will highlight the achievements of its female beneficiaries in Chad with the release of the Initiative for the Economic Empowerment of Women Entrepreneurs (IEEWEP) video.
WASHINGTON (March 8, 2013) – Even as President Obama signed the reauthorization of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act yesterday, March 7, Africare is raising awareness of violence against women and girls as we celebrate International Women’s Day. Of note are today’s activities in Nigeria and Tanzania.
WASHINGTON (April 28, 2011) – What makes a young man in Fairfax, Virginia want to reach out and help provide clean drinking water in rural Ghana?
Washington, D.C., September 30, 2008 – President George W. Bush has appointed Africare president Julius E. Coles to serve on the Board of Directors of the United States African Development Foundation.
Washington, D.C., September 7, 2008 – Africare joined the African American community to celebrate the Black Family Reunion in Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C., June 16, 2008 – Africare’s Board of Directors Chairman Frank Fountain has been awarded a Peace Corps Directors Award. The Award honors returned Peace Corps Volunteers of color who continue their commitment to community service and promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans.
Panel comments on economic, political, and social developments in African countries over the past year
Washington, D.C., May 22, 2008