Throughout Africa, Project HOPE addresses pressing health challenges aiming to reduce maternal and child mortality and the burdens of HIV/AIDS, TB, diabetes and hypertension.
Project HOPE in Africa
What's New in Africa
How HOPE Helps Others
One Day at a Time
In my first 12 months as HOPE’s new President and CEO, I’ve been privileged to visit colleagues in 13 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Meet Our Staff: Endalkachew Melese
Endalkachew Melese joined Project HOPE in April 2016 and serves as Senior Technical Advisor for Community Health and Social Services in Blantyre, Malawi.
New Program in Malawi Seeks to Prevent New Infections and Lessen Impact of HIV
One Community targets specific populations that are highly vulnerable to contracting HIV: orphans and vulnerable children, the caregivers of those children, adolescent girls and young women, estate workers, fishing communities, and people living with HIV.
World Humanitarian Day: Passing It On
My understanding of the meaning of humanitarian is: to try to understand others and their needs and to care enough to be motivated to do something positive to make their lives better.
AIDS: We Must Not Forget
The world’s top HIV/AIDS experts are gathering in Durban, South Africa for the 21st International AIDS Conference - a meeting that fills me with hope that an opportunity is at hand to finally get the disease under control, but it’s an opportunity that is tempered with a little caution.
The Global Fight Against a Potent Killer
A century-and-a-half ago tuberculosis (TB) was such a fact of daily life that the tragic romance of a young woman dying from the disease was immortalized in Giuseppe Verdi’s famous opera La Traviata. No one is writing operas, or their modern equivalent, movies or television shows about TB these days, and most people probably never give it a second thought — even though it is a disease that has afflicted the likes of celebrities like Nelson Mandela, Ringo Star, Sir Tom Jones and Tina Turner.