Africa

Africare Chief of Staff Kendra E. Davenport. Photo: Jacob Foko
Africare Chief of Staff Kendra E. Davenport. Photo: Jacob Foko

Give Life!

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Everyone knows a woman who has given birth – a mother, a wife, daughter or other relative.

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Photo: Richard Lord
Photo: Richard Lord

African Women in a Changing World

www.washingtoninformer.com, March 12, 2014 — The circumstances of women in Africa are a conundrum complicated by patriarchy and bias. Although women constitute the cornerstone of African economic development, they are often less likely to know how to read or write, have access to health care and occupy low-skill jobs.

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Photo: Lonnie Woods III
Photo: Lonnie Woods III

Saying What We Mean: How 94 Cents of Every Africare Dollar Goes to Programs in Africa

We say it all the time. “Ninety-four cents of every Africare dollar goes to program activities in Africa.” And it’s true. Independent, certified public accountants confirm this number, and at Africare we always make sure that anyone can view our audited financial statements and IRS Forms 990 online if they wish. Our financial records demonstrate, substantiate and corroborate the number in every way. But beyond being legitimate, this statistic is also a simplification. Let’s look at it more closely.

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