Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Follow the Leeder - Pat Bannon

Pat Bannon, of Leeds England will take a 5-day cycle challenge this September for ASAP Africa.

We challenge you to follow Pat's lead and help us circle the world with our compassion for Africa in 2012. You can register a walk, jog, run, swim, crawl,bike-ride, horse-ride....you name it. Our goal is to cover 24,860 miles (40,008 km); circling the world with compassion, while having fun and raising funds to help families in Zimbabwe. To register your event for ASAP Africa on Razoo, just click here. It is easy to get started:
1. For "Nonprofit" select "A Self-help Assistance Program"
2. Name your event
3. Select "Create a page"
Upload pictures, videos and tell your story. Your supporters can easily contribute directly to your event. You can even download an iPhone App to track your event. In January 2013 prizes will be awarded to all participants.

Pat has taken the first step. We challenge others to follow his lead. Pat's ride will take him through the heart of the French Alps, tackling the toughest mountain climbs made famous by the Tour de France. To read more about this exciting adventure click here.
To donate to Pat's effort click here.
Where will your compassion take you? It's up to you. If you have any questions please call ASAP (770)632-7451.

Thursday, February 16, 2012

1.5 Million Zimbabwean Refugees in South Africa

IRIN’s latest film, Out of Sight, explores the lives of blind undocumented migrants from Zimbabwe as they try and eke out a living begging on the streets of Johannesburg.
Watch the Film
Read the Report Film
Inside Zimbabwe, the work of 29 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Masvingo province, including Care International, were suspended by the government on Wednesday, raising worries of a crackdown similar to one that preceded elections in 2008.
Click here to read more.

Thursday, February 09, 2012

Happy Valentines Day!

What better day than Valentine's Day to say thanks again to all our donors. With your help, as we work together, our labor of love continues to empower women and their families in Zimbabwe.