Agriculture

Africare Partners with Dreaming Out Loud for World Hunger Day

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WASHINGTON (May 7, 2013) — Africare, a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, has partnered with Dreaming Out Loud, a locally-based non-profit empowering under-served communities, to generate a greater awareness of food insecurity in the U.S. capital for World Hunger Day on Tuesday May 28, 2013.

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CARE visit's Africare's Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program. Photo: Josh Estey/CARE
CARE visit's Africare's Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program. Photo: Josh Estey/CARE

CARE Visits Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Site in Tanzania

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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.

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Once disenfranchised, this South African farmer now has the chance to succeed.
Once disenfranchised, this South African farmer now has the chance to succeed.

Small Loans, Big Differences

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William Dube is a farmer in Limpopo province, South Africa. He grows herbs such as chamomile, basil, jasmine and eucalyptus.

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Maimounata Sawadogo cares for her family despite being HIV positive.
Maimounata Sawadogo cares for her family despite being HIV positive.

Regaining Hope

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Two years ago, Maimounata Sawadogo’s husband became sick and lost his job as an ambulance driver. Just at that time, she learned that she was HIV positive

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