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.
WHO WE ARE
Africare is one of the most experienced and largest African-American led non-profit international development organizations, and we are leaders in development assistance to Africa.
Since our 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.
Our almost entirely African staff has an unparalleled knowledge of the continent – its challenges and opportunities. Through our direct community engagement, we 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 in36 countries Africa-widesince inception.