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....

On site

On site
One Village At A Time Executive Director Susan Gross in Siaya handing out panties to the girls. (view small | med | large | orig)

Keep 627 girls in school in Siaya, Kenya

Keep 627 girls in school in Siaya, Kenya
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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' (view small | med | large | orig)

Teaching the girls.

Teaching the girls.
Photo from Progress Report 'Meet the Girls of Malanga Primary School' (view small | med | large | orig)

Addressing the community

Addressing the community
One Village founder Susan Gross talks to the villagers. (view small | med | large | orig)