African countries

Rome-based Catholic development entity unveils African countries selected for funding in 2023

Via Kenya Strathmore UniversityHAI will also provide teacher training in Liberia.

In addition, socio-sanitary care in rural areas will be offered by the Niger Foundation hospital and diagnostic center in Nigeria, HAI said, adding: “The total contribution required is 82,000 euros”.

Along with selected projects for which all committees are engaged, individual initiatives are to be carried out independently in each country where a Harambee committee is active, the Catholic development agency says, adding that monitoring and reporting will also continue for projects launched in 2022 and not yet completed.

“The fundraising campaign will be launched in January 2023 and more detailed information will be posted on the website soon,” reports HAI.

Created in 2002 and headquartered in Rome, HAI contributes to enhancing the potential of the different realities of sub-Saharan Africa by strengthening the capacities of local human resources and supporting African entities in the implementation of projects in the field of basic education, vocational training, academia and enterprise.

The Catholic development agency also expressed a desire to deepen knowledge about Africa in order to overcome stereotypes and contribute to a culture of coexistence and complementarity on the continent.

In his mission statementsays the agency, “A too often short-sighted view of Africa does not help us grasp the major changes underway where, despite some extreme criticalities, we have the highest expansion rates in the world.”

Agnes Aineah is a Kenyan journalist with a background in digital and newspaper reporting. She holds a Master of Arts in Digital Journalism from Aga Khan University, Graduate School of Media and Communications and a Bachelor of Arts in Linguistics, Media and Communications from Moi University Kenya. Agnès is currently a journalist for ACI Africa.