One Village At A Time

One Village At A Time (OVAAT) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-government organization (NGO) whose mission is to create small, sustainable programs for AIDS orphans and their villages in Nambale and Siaya, Kenya, with the final goal being that each village is able to create its own resources for feeding, clothing, and educating itself. Our Sustainable School Feeding Program helps three schools and their communities become self-sustaining. We impact about 7,500 people. One Village initiated its program in the Busia District of Nambale because of its extreme poverty: 70% of its residents in the district live on less than $1 a day. The impact of the AIDS pandemic in Kenya has been catastrophic....

A lesson on how the pads work.

A lesson on how the pads work.
Photo from Progress Report 'Meet the Girls of Malanga Primary School'

Teaching the girls.

Teaching the girls.
Photo from Progress Report 'Meet the Girls of Malanga Primary School'

Our girls learning about their bodies.

Our girls learning about their bodies.
Photo from Progress Report 'Meet the Girls of Malanga Primary School'

Addressing the community

Addressing the community
One Village founder Susan Gross talks to the villagers.

Training session

Training session
Women listen intently as they learn about the microfinance program.
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