Welcomes children and women abandoned due to HIV/AIDS. Instill in them a spirit of self-reliant and self-esteem. Provides shelter, food and medical care for physical well being. Children get to continue their studies in school. 130 HIV/AIDS orphan children in the age group between 04-16 years old are given care and love.
What is the issue, problem, or challenge?
There are 130 HIV/AIDS affected orphans and orphans living in 3 orphanages in Tamil Nadu. All of them have been neglected and refused by their relatives due to stigma attached to the disease. They are abandoned & at risk of loosing their life. These children are accepted & given an enabling environment to live and continue their life journey. Children get to continue their education and pursue their dream.
How will this project solve this problem?
HOPE foundation provides nutrition, medicine and health care to HIV/AIDS affected orphan and other orphans. The children get to continue their education. And instill in them a spirit of self-esteem & confidence. Provides counseling for mental and emotional revival. Also gives counseling to the relatives of the children to accept them back.
Potential Long Term Impact
Apart from benefiting the present 130 HIV/AIDS infected and affected orphan and other orphans by providing food, clothing, shelter, love & care, they will be groomed up to be a great contributing citizens of the nation. The staff of the homes will continue to play a vital role as a mentor/guide for the children. These homes will continue the service of helping many more children who come from similar difficult background and continue to impact their lives for the good.
Total Funding Received to Date: $12,766
Remaining Goal to be Funded: $145,059
Total Funding Goal: $157,824