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
Washington, D.C., March 10, 2008 – In recognition of International Women’s Day, the British Embassy joined Africare to launch the United Kingdom’s Executive Summary of an upcoming White Paper outlining policy recommendations on women’s empowerment issues in Africa.
Ms. Sekai Chikowero, Africare Country Representative in Tanzania, has been awarded the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship Award by the African Leadership Institute.
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., November 22, 2007 — Thousands of white origami cranes will “migrate” west this winter and perch themselves on the branches of San Francisco’s Tree of Hope
SCHENECTADY, N.Y., November 21, 2007 — Ready. Set. Bid!