Advance # 3021036
Educating HIV/AIDS orphans, providing micro-credit for women, farming, clinics, installing wells
Background / History
Kasungami is a squatter settlement of displaced people who had to flee the war zone. Others have come to the area to find jobs which are few. The people cannot afford basic necessities of life or education for their children. The needs continue.
Child Action Initiative is educating 100 children, providing food as well as tutoring and counseling.
Women are learning sanitation; education for HIV/AIDS; sewing and micro-credit/loans for starting small businesses.
Goals & Objectives
1. Provide school supplies, uniforms and school fees for HIV/AIDS orphan children yearly.
2. Develop a demonstration farm to enable the people to provide sufficient food for their families (by the end of 2015).
3. Empower vulnerable women through vocational training and micro-credit business (by the end of 2012-2013).
4. Construct pedriatric, maternity, and birthing clinics for HIV/AIDS orphan children and pregnant women and to improve health conditions in Kasungami (by the end of 2013-2014).
1. Identify HIV/AIDS orphans and vulnerable children
2. Contact school officers for registration process
3. Purchase and distribute school supplies, food for lunches
4. Pay school fees
5. Follow-up, evaluation and reports
Vocational training and micro-credit/loans at the CAI center
1. Identify vulnerable women
2. Contact with the community, church and center for registration process
3. Meetings and training process
4. Micro-credit/loans for small income generating activities
a) More then 50 vulnerable children will be attending school and will have access to education facilities in Kasungami
b) The project will have acquired the site for the medical clinic; bricks will have been made locally for the construction and the medical clinics will be functioning, serving about one thousand women and children per month.
c)Three wells will be finished and made operational. Thousands of residents of Kasungami will have access to clean water, increased life expectancy and lower mortality rates. They will be ill less often.
Budget & Financial Information
|Annual Advance Financial Goal
|Local Financial Support
|Administration, stationery, transportation,
|Orphan education, clothing, supplies, vaccines, medicines
|Construction, farming materials, equipment
|Director's Salary Support
- Adult Education, Colleges and Universities, Research, Parenting
- Black/African Descent
- Community Health Buildings and Health Vehicles
- Congo, (Democratic Republic)
- Education, Training, and Research
- Global Health
- Health-Related Buildings, Hospitals, Clinics, Counseling Centers, Hospices, Nursing Homes
- Leadership Development and Education
- Literacy/Illiteracy, Language Ministries
- Medical Care
- Medicines, Immunizations, Vaccinations, Health Materials
- Persons With Low-Income, Unemployed, or Poor
- Primary/Elementary, Secondary/High, After-School Programs, Camps
- Scholarships and Financial Aide
- Supplies for Education
Global Ministries Contact
Global Ministries Program Area
International Health & Development