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.
www.allafrica.com — In an apparent effort to reduce maternal mortality in Bong County, AFRICARE-Liberia has completed the construction of the 7th maternal waiting homes in the County.
WASHINGTON (May 7, 2013) — Africare, a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington, D.C. committed to improving the lives of people in Africa, has partnered with Dreaming Out Loud, a locally-based non-profit empowering under-served communities, to generate a greater awareness of food insecurity in the U.S. capital for World Hunger Day on Tuesday May 28, 2013.
WASHINGTON (March 13, 2013) – On Thursday March 7, 2013, Africare hosted a sold-out crowd for a D.C. screening of 10×10’s feature film Girl Rising. This groundbreaking documentary is part of a global campaign to create awareness for girls’ education around the world including Afghanistan, Haiti and Sierra Leone.
WASHINGTON (February 22, 2013) —Africare is proud to host the screening of 10×10’s feature film Girl Rising about girls’ education around the world on Thursday March 7, 2013 at 8:30 p.m., at the Gallery Place Stadium 14 theatre in Washington, D.C.