Power Forward Enters Year Two in Nigeria


More than an opportunity to develop basketball skills, Power Forward teaches youth life-long habits such as literacy, health and leadership. The program, which reached nearly 300 youth during its inaugural year, tipped off its second year recently in Abuja, Nigeria.

New Approaches to Nutrition Bear Fruit in Morogoro


Hadija Ramiya is a young mother living in Towero, one of a number of small villages dotting the hills of Tanzania’s Morogoro Region.

Courage for the Future – Africare/Benin Scaling Up the Fight Against Malaria


Agueton Ahontodji’s daughter suffered from malaria with repeated fevers, and he needed to take her to a local hospital at least three times every year. The frequent and costly treatments made Agueton believe he and his wife should have no more children.

Happy, Healthy and Working Hard – Mpwapwa District Hails Savings Groups


Salama Madinda is now the facilitator of the SILC union whose members have saved a total of more than $82,000 to support 395 Most Vulnerable Children! The funds saved have gone toward school fees, shelter, other basic needs, and even start-up capital for new income-generating endeavors.

“Now I Have Hope!” – KAYA Community Care Initiative Concludes


Nabulu Lomunyak is a mother of two. She lives in a Maasai Boma in Mberi Village in Tanzania. For a time, Nabulu was frequently falling ill. After going to the hospital and receiving some counseling, she built up the courage to take an HIV test. The result came back positive.

[Video] Now my baby is two months old. He is doing so great!


Some babies are chubby. Some babies are loud. Some babies are quiet. All babies are precious.

Empowered, Mphate’s poor take on poverty alone

They are just ordinary rural people but their drive to improve their lives is as determined as the canal of water from which they draw their inspiration.