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Animal Planet: Great Ape Trust Celebrates Rare Bonobo Birth

June 3, 2010–Teco, the first bonobo to be born at the Great Ape Trust, is a rare gift. Read more

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Aid for Africa Member Orphans of Rwanda Featured in Miller-McCune Magazine

Thursday, February 26, 2009: Orphans of Rwanda helps create a new Rwanda, made by orphans. Read more

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Op-Ed in New York Times by Aid for Africa Member Africa Fighting Malaria

November 15, 2008: The wrong message in a bottle–In late September, the authorities in Belgium seized more than two million counterfeit painkillers and antimalarial drugs that had been manufactured in India and were en route to Africa. Read more

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Op-Ed in Washington Post by Aid for Africa Member Partners in Health

May 11, 2008: Keeping New Mothers Alive in Haiti and Rwanda– “Obscene” is still the word that comes to mind when we think of maternal mortality — and it has been almost 25 years since we first witnessed death in childbirth. Read more

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The Boston Globe Features Aid for Africa Member Partners in Health

April 13, 2008: In Rwanda, Visionary Doctor is Moving Mountains Again– It was November 2004, and Dr. Paul Farmer had agreed to bring his world-renowned Partners in Health model to Rwanda, which was still reeling from the aftershocks of the genocide a decade earlier. Read more

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NBC Nightly News Story on Aid for Africa Member PlayPumps International

January 28, 2008: NBC Nightly News and MSNBC feature PlayPump water systems in their “Making a Difference” segment that features the water pumps in action, along with efforts by U.S. school children to help raise funds for the water pumps. Learn more

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New York Times Letter to the Editor

September 17, 2007: Aid for Africa Executive Director responds to article on pain and suffering at the end of life, calling for more hospice-care programs in Africa. Read more

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CNN Broadcast of Where Have All The Parents Gone Featuring Aid for Africa Member Africa Infectious Disease Village Clinics

September 23, 2006: CNN documentary, “Where Have All The Parents Gone?” reported by Christiane Amanpour, focuses on the impact of the AIDS epidemic on children in Africa and includes a visit by Ms. Amanpour to AID Village Clinics in May 2006. View story

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The Washington Post Magazine Features Aid for Africa Member Arlington Academy of Hope

May 21, 2006: After building a life in Arlington, Ugandan immigrant and John Wanda decided to build something more ambitious — a school for his native village. John Wanda is the president of Arlington Academy of Hope. Read more

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