| Monday, May 08, 2006
| GET INVOLVED IN AFRICA
|Make a difference.
You don't have to go to Africa. These organizations are among the respected for their effective work on the continent.
Africare works only in Africa on projects including emergency aid and community developments.
With more than 300 projects now under way in Africa, CARE provides food, shelter, education, and safety to those in need.
The CARTER CENTER
Former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, founded theis organization in 1982. Its waork in Africa includes activities from repatriation of refugees to eradication of infectious disease.
DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS(Medicins Sans Frontieres)
Health professionals volunteer to provide services and essential medications.
Staff members work with African lawyers and activists to advocae for human rights.
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
The group investigates reports of human rights abuse and lobbies for change.
INTERNATIONAL RESCUE COMMITTEE
Founded in 1933 to aid victims of Hitler's aregime, the IRC now helps Africa's refugees through on-site relief, legal advocacy, and resettlement.
UN WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME
Each year UNWFP feeds an average of 90 million people in more than 80 countries. Irs current work in Africa includes maintaining a major presence in Darfur, Sudan.
KEEPING UP WITH AFRICA
These sites can help you get the latest news in Africa.
** ALLAFRICA is the world's largest electonic distributor of African news and information. Got to allafrica.com.
** BBC NEWS AFRICA offers comphrehensive coverage of subjects including business, politics, cultue, and sports. Go to news.bbc.co.uk.
|posted by infraternam meam @ 1:52 AM