Capacity Building

Traditional leaders at the launch ceremony
Traditional leaders at the launch ceremony

Africare Launches Obama Water Project

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Washington, D.C. – More than 800 government representatives, district chiefs, traditional leaders, heads of institutions and community members gathered in the Wassa Amenfi West District of Ghana on September 1, 2010 to witness the launch of the Ghana Water Access, Sanitation and Hygiene for Health (WASHH) Project.

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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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Sustainable democratization depends on national political processes and strong grassroots civic cultures.
Sustainable democratization depends on national political processes and strong grassroots civic cultures.

Democracy With a Small “d”

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In Benin, from 1994 to 2001, Africare supported the development of indigenous non-governmental organizations (NGOs) into effective advocates of local interests as well as providers of assistance to the under-served.

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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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