The AIDS Patient Family Support Program (FSP) provides housing, food and active mentoring and social support to homeless mothers suffering from AIDS so that they can properly care for their children. In addition to our goal of keeping fragiles together, we focus on keeping the children in these families in school, with a goal of helping them to break the cycle of inherited poverty.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
Homeless mothers with AIDS can't properly care for and protect their children leaving children are at risk of trafficking and abuse. We provide housing and create a stable home life with social support.Our Home Care Team verifies that children are in school, keeping up with homework and have proper food and clothing. The FSP helps mothers and children gain access to medical care. The FSP actively works to protect children from exploitation and to empower them through education.
How will this project solve this problem?
Prevent trafficking of children in fragile families. Empower children through education to break poverty cycle. Enable patient access to appropriate medical care. Provide basic food, clothing and school uniforms. Provide social support to families. Enable families to live with dignity
Potential Long Term Impact
The FSP protects children from trafficking and victimization by empowering the with education combined with a stable home environment that will allow them to break out of the cycle of inherited poverty.
Total Funding Received to Date: $66,721
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $33,278
Total Funding Goal: $99,999