“…my preconceptions paled in comparison to real life…” Last June, I went to Africa for the first time.
“We are committed to enriching our culture by sustaining and ensuring the economic survival of African-Americans and other people of African Ancestry…Our recent participation in the ‘Mama Kit Baby Shower,’ is very much a part of what we do.”
-Carol Hamlin, Co-Chair of International Trends and Services
Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Chapter of The Links, Incorporated
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.
www.liberianobserver.com — Africare/Liberia Country Director has disclosed plans by the entity to seek for more partnerships in order to improve the health care delivery system of ‘vulnerable Liberians.’
Salem Baptist Church visited Africare House and pledged to become Africare Sustainers.
“The teacher that had the most tickets in their bucket at the end had to do the chicken dance in a chicken costume! And the winning teacher was our principal!”
On Sunday, May 18, Africare Board Member Earl Stafford and his family generously hosted a gathering of Africare supporters and partners.
[Photos] Washington Life Magazine Photography from 2014 Africare Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner
www.washingtonlife.com, April 18, 2014 — Washington Life Magazine photographer Tony Powell covered Africare’s 2014 Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner.
“[The girls] had these remarkable stories that had never been told before.”
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.