Africare is one of the most experienced and largest African-American led non-profit international development organizations, and they are leaders in development assistance to Africa.
Since their founding in 1970, Africare has delivered more than $1 billion in assistance to tens of millions of men, women and children across the African continent.
Their almost entirely African staff has an unparalleled knowledge of the continent – its challenges and opportunities. Through their direct community engagement, they have nurtured valuable relationships with key local figures ranging from community leaders and traditional authorities to presidents and prime ministers.
Africare centers its development approach around active community participation and partners with local organizations to ensure institutional strengthening and capacity building.
Africare’s coverage is among the widest and deepest of any organization working in Africa, representing thousands of projects in 36 countries Africa-wide since inception.
Africare’s philosophy has always been, “There are no Africare programs, only African programs.”
Africare works to improve the quality of life of the people in Africa.
Africare is a leading non-governmental organization (NGO) committed to addressing African development and policy issues by working in partnership with African people to build sustainable, healthy and productive communities.
WHAT THEY DOCore Expertise
- Capacity Building
- Community Engagement
- Locally-Driven Behavior Change
- Public-Private Partnerships
- Agriculture & Food Security
- Health, HIV & AIDS
- Economic Development
- Water, Sanitation & Hygiene
- Women’s Empowerment
- Youth Empowerment