Africare/South Africa

New women’s community project in South Africa. Photo: Henry Brink
New women’s community project in South Africa. Photo: Henry Brink

[Photos] From 67 blankets to 21 000

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.

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Photo: Lonnie Woods III
Photo: Lonnie Woods III

Africare’s Edge: Impact-Enhancing Technology

Technology can transform lives in Africa, and Africans can revolutionize technology. Africare is doubling-down on the impact-enhancing potential of technology by partnering with innovators in Africa and around the world. We are incorporating their products and services into our projects to leverage up our four decades of success in improving lives across Africa.

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Once disenfranchised, this South African farmer now has the chance to succeed.
Once disenfranchised, this South African farmer now has the chance to succeed.

Small Loans, Big Differences

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William Dube is a farmer in Limpopo province, South Africa. He grows herbs such as chamomile, basil, jasmine and eucalyptus.

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Secretary of State Colin L. Powell visits an Africare-supported computer-training center in Soweto.
Secretary of State Colin L. Powell visits an Africare-supported computer-training center in Soweto.

“Dawn of a New Era” in South Africa

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While the world waits to see whether South Africa can bring itself to bury apartheid and free its oppressed black majority, one Washington-based organization [Africare] is betting that it will — and helping to prepare for the day. -William Raspberry

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