Africare is a Four-Star Rated, African-American founded development organization that improves the quality of life of people in Africa.


98% of our project staff are African, and 92 cents of every dollar we spend is devoted to project implementation.


By working as partners, Africare helps local populations build sustainable, healthy and productive communities.


Help Fight the Ebola Outbreak

Africare is responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read more and Donate Now

  • Help Fight the Ebola Outbreak

    Africare is responding to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Read more and Donate Now

  • Faces of Africare

    Meet Africare staff from offices in Nigeria and Liberia.
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  • The Links, Inc.

    The Links, Inc. help Africare fight maternal and infant mortality in Liberia. Read more

  • Salem Baptist Sustainers

    Salem Baptist Church visited Africare House and pledged to become Africare Sustainers. View photos and read more.

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How Did the Ebola Outbreak Begin?

How did the Ebola outbreak begin?

How did it come to this? It may seem that the worst Ebola outbreak ever came out of nowhere, but experts have a pretty clear idea of how it started. Read more

The Links, Inc.

The Links, Inc., longtime Africare supporters.

The Links, Inc. are key partners in Africare's work combating maternal and infant mortality in Liberia. Members of the Chesapeake-Virginia Beach Links Chapter found an engaging way to support Africare's Maternal Waiting Homes. Read more

Saving Lives at Birth

Saving Lives at Birth: A Grand Challendge for Development

Learn about Africare's latest innovations to save lives of new mothers and infants in Zambia and Senegal, and to make Africare's proposal the "People's Choice" at this year's Grand Challenge for Development Conference, click here.


OVC in Nigeria

OVC in Nigeria

Africare, MSH and USAID conclude one of the largest HIV & AIDS projects in the world, having supported nearly 50,000 orphans and vulnerable children. Read more on allafrica.com