Africare/Liberia

[Photos] The Faces of Africare

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Africare currently operates in 17 African countries with approximately 1,200 staff members working across the continent and about 40 at our Headquarters in Washington, D.C. Ninety-eight percent of our staff in Africa is local, and more than 95% of our staff in Washington is African-American or African.

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Africare Maternal Waiting Homes are combating maternal mortality.
Africare Maternal Waiting Homes are combating maternal mortality.

Liberia: Yarpea-Mah Calls for More Health Centers

www.allafrica.com — Citizens of Yarpea-Mah Administrative District in District # Three in Duo Tiayee Town have submitted a petition to the Nimba County Health Team and Africare Liberia for additional health facilities in the region.

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Africare/Liberia is securing partners from around the world.
Africare/Liberia is securing partners from around the world.

Africare/Liberia Seeks More Partnerships

www.liberianobserver.com — Africare/Liberia Country Director has disclosed plans by the entity to seek for more partnerships in order to improve the health care delivery system of ‘vulnerable Liberians.’

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Liberia: Africare Donates 24 Bikes to Bong

www.allafrica.com — Africare/Liberia has presented twenty-four Yamaha motorbikes to the Bong County Health Team. At the presentation of the motorbikes last weekend, the head of the Africare-Medical Teams International consortium told our Bong County correspondent that the donation was in line with the agreement signed with the County Health Team, with support from USAID and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

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Students in Liberia already eagerly putting their new TOMS Shoes to use.
Students in Liberia already eagerly putting their new TOMS Shoes to use.

Leaving a Footprint on Children’s Lives

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Africare is not only interested in helping communities improve their present circumstances. We also know that a sustainably prosperous Africa depends on healthy, happy children capable of realizing the tremendous potential of the continent’s future.

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Photo: Saito Shunsuke
Photo: Saito Shunsuke

Africare Partners with Japan to Construct Maternal Waiting Homes in Liberia

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WASHINGTON (April 18, 2013) —The Japanese government and Africare/Liberia signed a grant agreement on March 12, 2013, for the construction and full furnishing, including generators to supply electricity, of two maternal waiting homes (MWHs) in the Haindii and Fenutole localities of Bong County in Liberia. The grant is valued at more than $112,000.

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Liberia: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is inducted as an Honorary member of Links, Inc.

allAfrica.com, Monrovia — At a members-only ceremony at the RLJ Kendeja Resort and Villas on Saturday evening, March 2, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inducted as an Honorary Member of The Links, Incorporated, a non-profit organization of professional African-American women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.

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