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Faith Akovi Cooper, Country Director – Liberia and Ghana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is my privilege to announce that Faith Akovi Cooper will join Africare as Country Director for Liberia and Ghana.

She has a demonstrated history of leadership, experience, and strong relationships. She is an international development and global health practitioner with extensive experience working in 38 countries, primarily in Sub-Saharan Africa, South East Asia, Latin American and the Caribbean.

She recently served as Regional Advisor and Lead Coordinator for the West Africa Disaster Preparedness Initiative (WADPI). In that role, she served as a crucial link between the US Government partners, International Organizations and African Government partners. Faith directed operations and technical implementation of projects across the ECOWAS Member States, 15 countries and select countries in Central Africa.

In her role as Country Director for Liberia and Ghana at Africare, Faith will be responsible for oversight of the country offices as well as managing and growing a diverse portfolio of development projects. Faith will be an integral member of Africare’s Leadership Team in the field.

Faith has in-depth knowledge and firsthand understanding of what it takes to direct successful development programs on the continent. She brings a fountain of energy, enthusiasm, commitment and passion to Africare and the people we serve in Africa.

Please join me in welcoming Faith to the Africare family.

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