Nabulu Lomunyak is a mother of two. She lives in a Maasai Boma in Mberi Village in Tanzania. For a time, Nabulu was frequently falling ill. After going to the hospital and receiving some counseling, she built up the courage to take an HIV test. The result came back positive.
People Living with HIV & AIDS
MORE than 200 Village Community Banks (VICOBA) have been established to transform lives of people living with HIV/AIDS in Mara, Kagera and Manyara regions.
“We started this because we all had friends and family who were suffering. We are connected in so many ways to so many people. Daedalus is about remembering those we have lost. This applies to those we have lost everywhere. Daedalus is about ‘us’ in a larger sense.”
-Claudia Alick, Associate Producer, Community, Oregon Shakespeare Festival
In recognition of World AIDS Day, Africare, together with Abbott Labs, hosted a viewing and discussion of “Together We Can!” a documentary that aims to show a comprehensive approach to HIV/AIDS through the inspiring story of Ophelia Haanyama Ørum, an HIV/AIDS activist and author.
Tracking Vulnerability: Lessons Learned Using Vulnerability Indicators in the Gikongoro Food Security/HIV/AIDS Initiative in Rwanda
This paper provides a brief overview of the use of two standard indicators (the quantitative Months of Adequate Household Food Provisioning [MAHFP] and the Food Security Community Capacity Index [FSCCI]) and one project specific vulnerability index indicator to assess and monitor vulnerability in the general project intervention area as a whole and particularly for HIV-affected households.
Critical Resource Information Brief (CRIB) # 4: Selecting FANTA/WFP Indicators for Food Programming in the Context of HIV
This CRIB presents a list of the indicators recommended in the Food and Nutrition Technical Assistance project and the World Food Programme guide “Food Assistance Programming in the Context of HIV” for assessing the impacts of food programming on households in HIV-affected areas.
Critical Resource Information Brief (CRIB) # 3: Proxy Indicators for Identifying HIV-Affected Households
The CRIB provides a list of proxy indicators from FANTA and WFP (2007), as well as other sources such as Save the Children (2004) and UN WFP (2008), for identifying people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their households.