This project gives hope to children at risk in Rwanda by providing a loving home free education & psychosocial support for those affected by the genocide & HIV/AIDS pandemic to live a balanced life.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
The 2005 RDHS says that 29% of the total population of Rwanda is made up of 1,350,820 orphans & vulnerable children. A high percentage of children lost their parents to HIV/Aids & living in child-headed families. It is estimated 19,000 children under 14 live with AIDS. More recently gender based violence has affected many children. This project will support directly & indirectly; and improve the lives of 1700 orphans & vulnerable children throughout Rwanda.
How will this project solve this problem?
FVA provide homes, education and support for children at risk in Rwanda by placing them in a caring & safe environment. The children of single parent families are Indirectly helped through the provision of income generating activities.
Potential Long Term Impact
The project will increase the opportunities of 1700 Orphans & vulnerable children affected by conflict & HIV/AIDS in Rwanda and an improved lifestyle through access to a good home & quality education, thereby be a benefit to the community.
Total Funding Received to Date: $132
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 $132 . The original project funding goal was $55,000.