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.
Project Title: COPE – Community Based Orphan Care Protection and Empowerment
Time Frame: 2005-2010
The West African nation of Mali is one of the poorest countries in the world. By one measure, average annual income in Mali is just $392 ― as opposed to $41,890 in the United States
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