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INTERNATIONAL WOMEN OF FAITH FELLOWSHIP

Providing care and support to Orphans and vulnerable children by facilitating education, good nutrition, counseling, health care, income generating activities and HIV/AIDS education.

www.iwoff.org Tax ID 46-3228189

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WHAT IS THE ISSUE, PROBLEMS OR CHALLENGES?

Adequate Health care is not easily accessible and has high costs in the poor rural areas. The stigma attached to AIDS makes it very difficult for people trying to come to terms with HIV and manage their illness on a personal level.
AIDS has stigma and discrimination which has resulted negative attitudes, abuse and maltreatment directed to the people living with HIV/AIDS. They can be shunned by family, peers, and the community. Poor treatment in health-care and education settings, an erosion of rights; psychological damage can negatively affect the success of testing and treatment.

SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM

Provision of School supplies, counseling, medical care, training on HIV prevention and care.

Give micro grants to women with HIV/AIDS to start a small business or skills.

Providing adequate care for the orphans.

Opening a vocational center for the HIV/AIDS, and ex-sex workers to enable them earn a living.