The National Basketball Association (NBA), Africare and ExxonMobil announced today the launch of the second year of Power Forward, a youth empowerment initiative that uses basketball to develop health, leadership and life skills among Nigerian youth.
No fewer than 72,520 persons have benefitted from Africare Malaria Prevention programmes in Akwa Ibom and Rivers states.
Yesterday, Africare President Darius Mans sat down to speak with host Shaka Ssali and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on Straight Talk Africa.
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the president of Africare, Dr. Darius Mans, spoke to VOA on Saturday about their meetings in the United States.
Great progress has been made in overcoming malaria, but the disease remains a serious threat in sub-Saharan Africa, especially to young children.
ILAJE Local Government Area of Ondo State, with its headquarters in Igbokoda, is a riverine area. Chevron Plc recently embarked on the “Prevention of Malaria in Pregnancy Project” in the local government.
Africare/Liberia has started distributing TOMS shoes to public school students to buttress government efforts in easing the economic burden of citizens as schools open after closing due to the Ebola outbreak.