Africare House Turns 20

Africare’s International Headquarters Building and “Washington’s House of Africa” Commemorates Its Opening in October 1987 WASHINGTON, D.C., October 8, 2007 — Back in 1981, the disused, boarded-up D.C. public school at 440 R Street, N.W., showed all the signs of neglect. That same year, the District of Columbia government offered the 20,000-square-foot building and its … Read more

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Africare’s IEEWEP Income Generating Project Changes Lives of Women in Chad

In support of the Chadian Government’s National Policy of Poverty Reduction, which focuses on targeting economically at-risk women, Africare is working in two of Chad’s eight districts, Pende and Nya,in the sub-prefectures of Doba and Bebedja, to change the lives of women in the area. Approximately 157,150 women live in the Penda and Nya areas, … Read more

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Decades of Dedication

Africare Celebrates Black History Month and the United Legacy of Our African and American Roots This year during Black History Month, Africare reflects on the contributions of past and present generations who have had the vision and foresight to found and make flourish the largest and oldest African-American led organization working exclusively in Africa – … Read more

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Africare Announces Changes to its Board of Directors

WASHINGTON, December 21, 2005–Africare Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Honorable George A. Dalley, Esq., has announced the appointment of the following people to the Board: New Board Chair, Mr. W. Frank Fountain, Senior Vice President, External Affairs and Public Policy for DaimlerChrysler, who succeeds Dalley. New Board Members include F. Euclid Walker of … Read more


Africare Newsletter A periodic newsletter for the friends and supporters of Africare. The online (HTML) version, below, does not include photos. For a newsletter with all the photos and graphics, download the PDF version, left, or write to Africare to request a printed copy. From the President Civil War in Liberia Ends Africare Strengthens Response to … Read more

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His Majesty Mahamat Ourada II, Sultan of Dar – Ouaddai, visits Africare

On Friday, July 22, Africare received a very special visitor: His Majesty Mahamat Ourada II, Sultan of Dar – Ouaddai. This distinguished guest is not only the ruler of the Ouaddai region in eastern Chad; he also previously was an Africare staff member in Chad, working with local communities on developing food programs to assist … Read more

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New Water Partnership “Breaks Ground” in Northern Uganda

Africare Partners With Invisible Children, African Well Fund To Bring Clean Water to Northern Ugandan Schools … … and Students Around the World Can Help! LEARN MORE WASHINGTON, D.C., September 13, 2007 … The Awere Senior Secondary School was established in northern Uganda in 1982, that is, 25 years ago. Yet for the past 16 years, … Read more

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Africare Food Security Review

A clearing house for sharing Africare’s Title II food security initiative experiences and tools Managing Editor: Leah A.J. Cohen Editorial Advisors: Della E. McMillan, Harold V. Tarver, and Bonaventure B. Traoré Introduction Over the past 20 years, since its first Institutional Capacity Building (ICB) grant from the United States Agency for International Development, Office of Food for … Read more

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