This paper presents some of the initial experiences and preliminary observations from Burkina Faso and Rwanda where two Title II pilot projects (FY05-FY09) were executed in which food aid was used to improve the living standards and nutritional status of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).
HIV & AIDS
“Every mile we walk helps a child in Africa,” stated Ceire before the 5-mile event. “I can’t think of anything better to do on a Saturday afternoon.”
Man Enough to Care: Involving Men in Home-Based Services for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Rural Zimbabwe
This study explores the challenges of involving men in HIV/AIDS-related home-based care and the impact of male involvement on the quality of home-based care services in a rural Zimbabwe.
The Youth Empowerment and Support (YES!) Project was designed to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and expand risk-reduction choices among the most vulnerable youth from 15 to 24 years in Malawi, Zambia and South Africa.
Since 2002, Africare has been implementing its model care and support program for orphans and vulnerable children. This model, known under the acronym COPE (Community-based Orphan care, Protection and Empowerment), seeks to provide a comprehensive level of programming for orphans and vulnerable children affected by HIV/AIDS and their caregivers.
The following speech was delivered by Graca Simbine Machel upon her acceptance of the Bishop John T. Walker Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award,