The President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete has named a United States of American citizen Doug Pitt - The Goodwill Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania. President Kikwete honored Mr. Doug Pitt for humanitarian and philanthropic activities in Africa. The ceremony took place at NYC’s Essex House on April 19, 2010.
Doug Pitt is a director of Africa 6000 International and also a photojournalist. The charity organization, Africa 6000 International is helping and financing the supply of fresh water in the rural communities in east Africa.
Doug Pitt is also a major participant of the ‘Care to learn’ project that focus on hunger, hygienic and health of our school children in the global village including America. This particular project have co-members including his movie star brother Brad Pitt and Hollywood star Angelina Jolie.
For his hardworking, steadfast commitment to our collective humanity and his tireless, unflinching fight to combat hunger, disease and to promote health in our children, the Management and Staff of Afripol chose Doug Pitt as the PERSON OF THE WEEK.