Event Recap- Test 2 (Olivia)

Holiday Gathering Save the date for CorpsAfrica’s Holiday Gathering on December 5th in NYC in celebration of International Volunteer Day!

Media Spotlight- Test (Olivia)

CSIS Podcast: Peace Corps by and for Africans Produced by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) on 10/19/2023 An interview with CorpsAfrica Founder and CEO Liz Fanning. “Liz Fanning: It had everything to do with it. Well, it had a part to partly to do with it. I was, um, you know, from […]

Event Recap- Test 1 (Olivia)

On September 21st, CorpsAfrica hosted a beautiful reception at the iconic Loft at 620 rooftop at Rockefeller Center under the theme “African Renaissance: Empowering Youth-Led Innovation for Continental Renewal.” The event, during the UN General Assembly in NYC, brought together hundreds of distinguished guests representing regional and international agencies, philanthropists, leading NGOs in youth, employment, […]

Celebrate Volunteerism with CorpsAfrica Alumni

About the event We believe the CorpsAfrica Volunteers do invaluable work– they engage communities, build networks, and serve as critical liaisons between communities and key development partners.  We want to recognize and celebrate their tireless efforts on International Volunteer Day.  Join us for an exciting event highlighting CorpsAfrica alumni’s transformative service experience. It is a great […]

CorpsAfrica’s First Virtual Event: PROJECTing Resilience

Wednesday, September 2, 2020: CorpsAfrica hosted its first virtual event, and the reviews are in: “A triumph!” “I must say that this is the best online event I’ve ever attended so far. It’s so inspiring to hear from all CorpsAfrica family (Board, staff, volunteers). It’s very engaging!” “Loved it! So inspiring!!!!” “Brava! Excellently done. I really […]

International Volunteer Day 2019

On December 5, 2019, CorpsAfrica friends and supporters gathered in New York City to celebrate International Volunteer Day. We highlighted the important contributions of volunteers worldwide, with a focus on CorpsAfrica Volunteers who dedicate a year of their lives to serving in remote communities and partnering with local people to initiate small-scale, high-impact projects. We heard […]

CorpsAfrica in Focus

CorpsAfrica hosted a special reception, “CorpsAfrica in focus” at the Penumbra Foundation in New York City. Featured speakers included Bismack Biyombo of the Charlotte Hornets and His Excellency Edward Yakobe Sawarengera, the Malawi Ambassador to the U.S. The event also featured a silent auction of photos from the CorpsAfrica community and valuable NBA memorabilia. See pictures,  here. Watch Senegalese […]

Honoring Senator Harris Wofford’s Lifetime Commitment to Service and Volunteerism

Monday, December 17, 2018: CorpsAfrica was delighted to honor Senator Harris Wofford at the Embassy of Malawi in DC. Former Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams was the featured speaker. See pictures,  here. View the program with personal tributes, here. Watch the video of CorpsAfrica Volunteers thanking Harris Wofford, here.

International Volunteer Day 2017

On Tuesday, December 5th, CorpsAfrica celebrated International Volunteer Day at the Embassy of the Republic of Malawi near Dupont Circle. Ambassador Edward Y. Sawerengera of Malawi spoke eloquently about his support for CorpsAfrica in Malawi and across Africa. Thanks to everyone who joined us to support the CorpsAfrica Volunteers and enjoy appetizers, Malawian teas, and coffee drinks, Senegalese food and juices, and […]