Africare was one of several non-governmental organizations and private sector firms honored for Leadership in Humanitarian Response for its skillful and accomplished role in responding to the Ebola outbreak in Liberia at the 9th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards in New York City.
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.
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.
“We want to support humanitarian and development efforts internationally, especially Africa because it is one of the fastest growing continents in terms of economy, technology and innovation.”
-Charles Allen, Chief Executive Officer of BTCS