Monthly Archives: September 2011

Clean Water Saves Thousands of Lives

Locally accessible clean water is essential to the sanitation and healthy development of a village. Without it… Women and children spend hours retrieving water. Water-borne illnesses flourish and people’s existing medical conditions are exacerba… Continue reading

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Can a Simple Stove Really Change the World?

Preparing food can be dangerous. The World Health Organization calls cooking “a threat to the lives of the great majority” of the world’s population because so few households have a proper stove, instead cooking indoors over open flame. In many pa… Continue reading

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Aid Africa at the Watts Towers Festivals

Aid Africa will have a booth at the Watts Towers Music Festivals on September 24th and 25th, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days. Saturday will be the 30th annual Day of the Drum and Sunday is the 35h annual Watts Towers Jazz Festival. Both have gre… Continue reading

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Aid Africa’s Gala Celebration, October 15!

Join us for Aid Africa’s ANNUAL GALA DINNER, as we celebrate six years of life-saving and sustaining work! With Special Guest Artist Toni ScottVacation Raffle and Silent Auction Saturday, October 15The Chevy Chase Country Club3067 East Chevy Chase… Continue reading

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Dangerous Effects of Cooking Over Open Fires

One half of the world cooks on open fires. Almost everyone in Northern Uganda cooks on open fires. Smoke from open fires leads to constant eye irritation, scarring and blindness. Particulates in smoke and other emissions irritate the lungs causing… Continue reading

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Experience “Bloodlines” with Artist Toni Scott

A Special Event for Aid Africa Supporters! A Personal Tour of the acclaimed exhibit “BLOODLINES”By Los Angeles Artist Toni ScottSunday, October 2nd, 2011From 2:00-5:00 p.m.At the California African American Museum (Look at a map and get directions… Continue reading

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Clean Water for Cet Kana!

Just a week after the project began, we finished our first sheltered spring in the village of Cet Kana (outside Gulu, Northern Uganda). The spring will supply hundreds of people clean water for drinking, bathing, cooking and general use all year ‘… Continue reading

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