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Africa Charity

The Emerging Power of Giving in Africa

David Barnard | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
David Barnard

Africa is changing for the better -- socially, politically, and economically. With a population of more than one billion people, and a fast-growing middle class, Africa is set for an explosion in new philanthropy practices.

Bill Clinton To Boost Support For Charity Co-Founded With Mandela

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | Impact

JOHANNESBURG -- Former U.S. President Bill Clinton says he's trying to get more support for a charity he helped found that provides training for impov...

PHOTOS: Conservationists Bring Street Art To Gambia

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Belgian street artist ROA has lent his talents to the Wide Open Walls (WOW) project in the Gambia through a series of public artworks. ROA is known fo...

Kids Of Kilimanjaro Saves Lives With School Lunches

Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.03.2011 | Impact

The phrase "He's seen it all" isn't usually taken literally. But for George Namkung, founder of the California-based nonprofit Kids of Kilimanjaro, it...

Paying It Forward In Africa

Ann Cotton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Ann Cotton

The culture of philanthropy is alive and very well in Africa. International aid strengthens and extends it, but in the communities where I have spent time, it is all-pervasive.

Is Charity For Africa Doing More Harm Than Good?

Time | NICK WADHAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the history of foreign aid, it looked pretty harmless: a young Florida businessman decided to collect a million shirts and send them to poor people...