• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Staff501-1000
  • Development Budget50 Million - 100 Million
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1970
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.” Their Mission Africare works to improve the quality of life of the people in Africa.  Their Vision 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 DO Core Expertise - Capacity Building - Community Engagement - Locally-Driven Behavior Change - Public-Private Partnerships Technical Specialties - Agriculture & Food Security - Health, HIV & AIDS Cross-Cutting Themes - Economic Development - Nutrition - Water, Sanitation & Hygiene - Women’s Empowerment - Youth Empowerment Applied Expertise - Mining - Resettlement Technical Papers

Where is Africare
Staff2Location of current staff
    Location of open jobs
    Projects7Location of contracts awarded


    Job openings over the past year

    104Total posted jobs

    Examples of past jobs

    • IMAPCT Project Director of Finance Administration
    • IMPACT Project Chief of Party

    Staff at Africare have experience in


    • development
    • procurement process
    • international development
    • monitoring / evaluation
    • economic policy


    • goal global


    • united states
    • zambia
    • malawi
    • namibia
    • zimbabwe


    • managerial experience
    • business development
    • experience in recruitment
    • international experience
    • with experience in conflict areas

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    Company Offices
    • United States (headquarters)
    • Washington
    • Africare House, 440 R Street, N.W.
    • Zimbabwe
    • Harare
    • Africare/Zimbabwe, P.O. Box 308
    • Zambia
    • Lusaka
    • Africare/Zambia, Plot 78/100, Off Lake Road
    • Mozambique
    • Maputo
    • Africare/Mozambique, Rua Valentim Siti #402-1st Floor
    • Malawi
    • Lilongwe
    • Africare Malawi, PO Box 2346
    • Angola
    • Luanda
    • Africare/Angola, C.P. 16194
    • Rwanda
    • Kigali
    • Africare/Rwanda, B.P. 137
    • Congo, The Democratic Republic of
    • Kinshasa
    • Africare/DR Congo, N° 22086 Avenue Aru, Quartier Basoko, Ngaliema Commune
    • Chad
    • NDjamena
    • Africare/Chad, B.P. 689
    • Senegal
    • Dakar
    • Africare-Senegal, Stele Mermoz, Villa #4, “Residence Macina”, P.O. Box 2272
    • Nigeria
    • Abuja
    • Africare/Nigeria, 9 Sangha Street, Off Mississippi Street, Maitama
    • Guinea-Bissau
    • Bissau
    • Africare-Guinea-Bissau, C.P. 1160
    • Tanzania
    • Dar es Salaam
    • Africare/Tanzania, P.O. Box 63187
    • Sierra Leone
    • Freetown
    • Africare/Sierra Leone, 145 Wilkinson Road
    • Uganda
    • Kampala
    • Africare/Uganda, P.O.Box 7655
    • Niger
    • Niamey
    • Africare/Niger, B.P. 10534
    • Burkina Faso
    • Ouagadougou
    • Africare/Burkina Faso, B.P. 608
    • Benin
    • Cotonou
    • Africare/Benin, 04 BP 806
    • Ghana
    • Accra
    • Africare/Ghana, Osu-Labadi Road, P.O. Box OS-2108, Osu
    • Liberia
    • Monrovia
    • Africare/Liberia, 98 Sekou Toure Avenue
    • Canada
    • Ottawa
    • Canadian Office, Africare-Canada, 1678 Des Broussailles
    • France
    • Paris
    • European Office, Africare-France, 26, ter rue Nicolai
    • Mali
    • Bamako
    • Africare/Mali, B.P. 1792, Rue 101, Porte 416 Korofina Nord

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    Primary sectors

    Monitoring / Evaluation
    Procurement Process
    Reproductive Health
    Agricultural Technology
    Banking & Finance Budgeting
    Project Support
    Architecture / Design
    Performance Measurement
    Financial Services

    Contract Awards

    South Africa Sustainable Response to HIV/AIDS

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Responding to Food Security and Nutrition Needs

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Improving the Nutritional Status of Pregnant Women and Children

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Sustainably Reduce Rural Poverty, Improve Food Security, Nutrition, and Hygiene

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

    Leveraging Community-Led Approaches to Increase Agricultural Productivity

    United States Agency for International Development (USAID)