HISTORY

History

PanAfricare is an independent non-profit organization, established in July 2020, with its Headquarters in Dakar, Senegal. PanAfricare, rooted in Africare,  built on technical and operational experience of Africare in order to continue to serve African population. Africare, founded in 1970,  was a leading non-governmental organization committed to addressing African development and policy issues by working in partnership with African people to build sustainable, healthy and productive communities. During its fifty years, it has invested approximately $2 billion in 38 African countries

 

In 2020, Africare announced a planned sunset of US operations and support the formation of an autonomous new Senegal headquartered entity named PanAfricare.  PanAfricare is currently one of the most experienced development organizations of its kind in Africa, African established, African led and working across all regions of sub Saharan Africa. Though recently established, PanAfricare staff who are former Africare of a high caliber development professionals who have many  years of successful project implementation.

PanAfricare will continue Africare’s legacy of implementing programs with a commitment toward ‘improving lives and building futures’ on the African continent. Africare concurrently has facilitated the formation of the Friends of PanAfricare non-profit US based entity which will support PanAfricare and other organizations with similar missions in sub-Saharan Africa.

Board of Directors

Mouhamadou NDIAYE

Chairman of the Baord

Professor of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and head of the department at Senegal’s Cheikh Anta Diop University (Ret.).

Chinonso Emehelu

Treasury of the Board

Director, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Government Relations, ExxonMobil Corporation.

Guy Eiferman

Secretary of the Board

Managing Director, Healthcare Services & Solutions. Merck & Co (Ret.).

Stephen D. Cashin

Member of the Board

Founder and CEO of Pan African Capital Group, LLC.

Senior Staff

Gorgui S. Diallo

President and Chief Executive Officer

Yves Clément Diagne

Finance Director

Ouleye Coumba Ba

Intl Programs Officer

Fatou K. Beye

HR Assistant

Country Senior Staff

Boubou Niane

Senegal Country Director