Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa

 
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa has received 2 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa has been marked as funded. They raised a total of $7,034 from an original funding goal of $18,054!
    • 4 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    Final Report From PWN
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Thank you so much to everyone who has donated to this project. It is now fully funded! We also have some very exciting news. On July 12, the United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) honored Positive Women’s Network (PWN) with a Red Ribbon award in recognition of PWN’s outstanding community leadership and action on...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa has received 43 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    Strong Progress Made by PWN’s Support Group Leader
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director, IDEX
    With your help, the support group leaders reached a total of 859 homes in the PWN program areas. This is a notable achievement considering the difficulty of penetrating homes when it comes to dealing with issues relating to HIV and AIDS. The support group leaders report many challenges they have to face as they try and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    Working in Partnership to Achieve Results
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    On Tuesday, March 16, all donations up to $1,000 per donor, per project will be matched. Donate on Tuesday, March 16, 2010, and maximize your gift. International Women's Day was this week, and to celebrate amazing and strong women and girls in South Africa, we wanted to share with you the great work going on at PWN that...
    • 4 years ago
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    • bendricks
      bendricks I strongly agree that “income-generating opportunities” are one of the best ways that we can help empower women, especially those in Africa suffering from AIDS or other diseases. One of the ways I think this could be done is through sponsoring a Basic Utility Vehicle. These vehicles are made incredibly simple, are low cost... Read more »
      • 4 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    Gladys Nikelo's Story
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    PWN is participating in the Give More – Get More Challenge. When you donate to PWN from now through Dec 1, your will be matched. The more you give, and encourage your friends to give, the more matching funds will be allocated. IDEX Program Officer, Katherine Zavala, visited PWN earlier this year and met Gladys, an...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa has received 49 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    Meeting Monique
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    Through their support groups, PWN continues to address such vital topics as treatment literacy, accessing health care treatment, preventing the spread of HIV/AIDs, fighting stigma, and leadership training for outreach coordinators. Beyond the day-to-day activities, PWN’S director Prudence Mabele continues her...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    March 2009 Update
    By - Gillian Wilson - Communications Director
    PWN has been continuing to provide basic education on HIV/AIDS, care, and support to those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. Over the last several months, PWN provided training for: • 30 women to be leaders capable of general HIV/AIDS counseling to other women • 20 women to lead support groups for people...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    December 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    The South African Departments of Health and Social Welfare have recognized PWN as an important partner due to its outstanding service delivery to women infected and affected by HIV and AIDS. PWN is also filling crucial holes created by the AIDS epidemic. They recently partnered with the South Africa Department of Home...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    September Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    This past May, Positive Women’s Network (PWN) facilitated anti-retroviral(ARV) drug treatment training to 42 group members and coordinators from 4 support groups. In this training, support group members learned how ARV treatment works for women living with HIV. The training emphasized the importance of using ARVs when you...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa has received 36 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    June 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    In addition to the formation of support groups, PWN also organizes community forums that are held every quarter with all support group members. They recently held such a forum. The forums are a way for several support groups to come together to participate in a educational action or campaign for larger issues that...
    • 6 years ago
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    • khosi
      khosi hii would just want to know if it'll be possible for global giving to actually impliment such support groups at the semi urban areas, tembisa, to be more specific. i have come to notice that we don't have such organisations, never mind the education about overcoming the stigma of AIDS and every other thing that is... Read more »
      • 6 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    January 2008 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs, IDEX
    In October 2007, PWN reported details of their training program, where trainers carry out HIV/AIDS treatment literacy workshops. In the past two months, six newly trained trainers on HIV treatment literacy provided information and brought resources to their support groups. As a result, 60 women have benefited from the...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    December 2007 Update
    By - Katherine Zavala - Coordinator of Programs
    PWN has established a strong network of 14 support groups, and are currently trying to recruit more women to participate as well as starting new support groups. The support groups involve women who are infected and affected by HIV/AIDS. As part of this process, PWN recently trained 20 support group facilitators. In...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa posted a progress report
    October 2007 Update
    By - Sarah Dotlich - Programs Officer
    Training of trainers on Treatment literacy Positive Women’s Network (PWN) recently ran a series of HIV treatment literacy workshops for support groups to inform people of risk-reduction life choices. PWN carries out these three five-day workshops on a regular basis. During the recent workshops, PWN trained 160 women on...
    • 7 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Fight HIV/AIDS by Empowering Women in South Africa has received 44 donations
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Funded

Thanks to 143 donors like you, a total of $19,256 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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Project Leader

Gillian Wilson

IDEX Latin America Program Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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