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Transportation for AIDS Vaccine Trial Volunteers

 
$484
$38,016
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Volunteers for a preventive AIDS vaccine often face major obstacles in reaching the testing center. The Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative urgently needs a van and driver for these volunteers.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Beneficiaries will be residents of Kangemi, one of Nairobi’s poorest districts, who are volunteers in the Kenya AIDS Vaccine Initiative’s quest for the ultimate solution to the AIDS pandemic: a vaccine to prevent HIV infection. Transportation is severely lacking in Kangemi. For residents who volunteer for clinical trials of a vaccine developed by the Universities of Oxford and Nairobi, getting to the clinic is a major obstacle. KAVI urgently needs a van and driver for these volunteers.

How will this project solve this problem?

KAVI scientists have identified a clinic at Kangemi as one of the sites where testing will be conducted to test correct dosages and the level of immune response of this vaccine concept.

Potential Long Term Impact

Providing transportation for trial volunteers will greatly ease their burden and will help ensure that the vaccine trials are concluded as rapidly as possible.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $484

Funding Policy: subsidized/guaranteed

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $484 as of Feb 26, 2004.  The original project funding goal was $38,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

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Thanks to 3 donors like you, a total of $484 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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