Where previously barren land surrounded abandoned villages, communities now see water tables rising, rehabilitated land producing surplus crops, and villages spontaneously repopulating.
DIEPSLOOT – What began as a light-hearted challenge between two acquaintances, has evolved in to a world record attempt to knit 21 000 blankets to commemorate 21 years of freedom.
Approximately 100 women will be contributing 1000 blankets to the 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day drive which aims to produce 21 000 blankets by April 21 and create a world record in the process.
On Friday, March 6, Africare/Senegal hosted a breakfast in celebration of International Women’s Day. The theme was Female Entrepreneurship in Senegal.
MPENJE Village in Kalambo District, Rukwa Region has recorded zero maternal deaths for the past three years, thanks to the efforts of Africare, a non-governmental organization which focuses on reducing maternal deaths and child mortalities among rural communities.