When Africare and Tanzania’s Ministry of Water conducted water quality tests at 15 target schools in the Dodoma Region, each school’s water source was found to be contaminated with fecal matter or coliform bacteria, an indicator of fecal pathogens.
Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
WASHINGTON (April 2, 2013) — During the month of April, Africare is highlighting its Clean Water Partnership with Coca-Cola and DEKA Research through an in-flight video entitled “Innovator on the Move.” The video will be shown exclusively on 2,000 international American Airlines flights on the in-flight Business and Technology Report channel.
WASHINGTON (March 13, 2013) – Africare, a non-profit organization committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, has partnered with the African Well Fund for a penny fundraiser in recognition of World Water Day on Friday, March 22.
Africare will honor President Barack Obama (invited) and Dr. Mo Ibrahim at its 2013 Bishop John T. Walker Dinner
WASHINGTON (February 11, 2013) — Africare will honor President Barack Obama and Dr. Mo Ibrahim for their outstanding accomplishments and life-changing impacts in Africa at its annual Bishop John T. Walker Memorial Dinner Gala on Saturday April 20, 2013 at the Hilton Washington Hotel in Washington, D.C., at 6 p.m.
Diplomatic Pouch — Coca-Cola is taking its mission to quench the world’s thirst to a whole new level, supporting technology that could turn raw sewage into clean drinking water.
“African Well Fund has raised more than $1 million to provide clean, safe water to 300,000 people in more than 15 countries in the past 10 years.”
— Diane Yoder, African Well Fund Board Member
“Clean water is something most of us take for granted but in sub-Saharan Africa, water is very precious.”
-Max Ebert, CEO of Operation Clean Water
One small drop in a pool of water can create an ongoing ripple effect, and 10-year-old Nathaniel Crossley has taken on the roll of becoming that drop.