Nigerian Donates $10M To Carter Center For Efforts Against River Blindness In His Nation
Wall Street Journal: Carter Center Gets $10 Million Gift to Fight River Blindness
“Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has a new ally in his long-standing fight against river blindness, one of multiple debilitating tropical diseases he has spent decades trying to tame or wipe off the planet. Sir Emeka Offor, a Nigerian businessman and philanthropist, donated $10 million to the Carter Center to help end river blindness in his country by 2020. Nigeria is the country worst affected by river blindness, with about 40 percent of the world’s cases…” (McKay, 6/14).