Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda

 
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 1 donation
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Mother Gives Back
    By - Michelle Miller - Finance Director
    The words from a parent can be so powerful.  Annet's mother shares their story ... "My daughter’s life depends on drugs. Annet started in the clinic in 2007.  She was diagnosed of cancer in 2008 and was started on anti-cancer drugs.  Ever since starting the drugs, she has been greatly improving and...
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 1 donation
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 2 donations
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 5 donations
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 4 donations
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 10 donations
    • 3 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    A Mother's Story
    By - Michelle Miller - Finance Director
    A mother's story ... "When I realized that my daughter was HIV positive, I thought it was the end of her life.  I never expected her to attain the age of 10 years.  Right now she looks good and healthy ever since she was enrolled in care.  I was counseled, my daughter was treated and now there is a very big...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 3 donations
    • 4 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 7 donations
    • 5 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 30 donations
    • 6 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Holiday Greetings and end of the year
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Dear friends, What an amazing year it has been for AFCA's children, thanks to YOU!  Because of YOU, thousands of children are thriving and hopeful.  Because of YOU, countless children are healthy and they have returned to school.  Because of YOU, hundreds of children had good food to eat this year....
    • 6 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Emanuel is Healthy and Enjoying School
    By - Michelle Miller - Finance Director
    Emanuel was 11 years old when he lost his mother, and went to live with his stepmother.  Family members were not aware of Emanuel's HIV status when he arrived.  Baylor visited the home and encouraged the entire famly to seek HIV counseling and testing.  Emanuel's father refused testing for the family. ...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 17 donations
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 4 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 2 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Annet is in School, Thanks to You
    By - Michelle Miller - Administrative Assistant
    Annet is a 10 year old girl who lives with both her parents in the village of Kirombe, Uganda.  This little one's mom and dad are both in care for HIV/AIDS, making it difficult for them to take care of their small family.  Annet has been receiving treatment since 2008 for HIV and cancer of the skin at...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 2 donations
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 3 donations
    • 11 months ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 73 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Maria
    By - William Mutaabazi - Project Manager
    Maria was born HIV positive 7.5 years ago in Kirombe, Uganda.  The staff of Baylor-Uganda started visiting her family in 2006 and she was started on anti-retroviral syrups immediately. Besides her HIV+ status, Maria had developed cerebral malaria which led to her mental and physical retardation. Our partner hospital...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    A little boy's story
    By - William M. - Pharmacist Baylor-Uganda
    Due to an agreement with Baylor-Uganda, we cannot post a photo of Kalungi or other very young children. Kalungi is a client at Baylor-Uganda in the post natal clinic. He and his sister have been in care for one year and five months. He is 3 years old and currently in the care of his grandmother who is so...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    How your help has changed a little life
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Aisha is a 9 year old girl who lives with her paternal grandmother in the village of Ziranumbu and has been doing so since she was abandoned by her mother at the age the of 11 months.  By that time, she was wasted and crippled with one of her little feet being turned in.  When her grandma took her in, she brought...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    25,000 HIV tests
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    So many  mothers find themselves in the horrible position of wondering, wondering, wondering.  They wonder if they are HIV+.  They wonder if the baby in their belly is, as well.  They aren't sure...they have an idea that their husband has been unfaithful and he doesn't look as well as he usually does,...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    3600 Children
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Another big request for medicine has come to us out of Uganda - medicine to help over 3600 children for three months. This is huge for such a small organization like the American Foundation for Children with AIDS! But, in the spirit of helping children like Benson, we are happy to help. You see, Joseph was one of the very...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 38 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    What's the Big Deal About Angels?
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    What IS the big deal about angels, anyway?  Some people believe in them.  Some people don't.  But, many of the children in our programs do believe in them - but in the form of humans who care for them and who provide them with things their parents can't, either because they are not able to financially or...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Supplies for a Clinic
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    There is a small clinic in the town of Mpumudde, Uganda.  Don't bother looking up Mpumudde because you won't find it.  Really, you won't.  Look for Jinja instead.  Close to Jinja - that is where Mpumudde is.  That is where a container of medical supplies sent by AFCA arrived this past week. Yes, we...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    What Does AFCA do in Uganda?
    By - William Mutabaazi - Head Pharmacist
    Over 200 clients (75% being children) are seen daily at the Pediatric Infectious Disease Center (PIDC) in Kampala, Uganda and 60% of these clients need treatment for Opportunistic Infections (OIs). Because of the support from AFCA and other partners, we have been able to achieve reduction in mortality per...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Teddy and her family
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Teddy and her children are going through a very difficult time right now, as Teddy is dying.  She has been a patient for a long time at Mulago Hospital and is, in fact, the person who first received medicine there along with her then infant children.  Her youngest is now in 7th grade and is healthy and well,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Photo Contest - We Need Your Votes
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Dear friends,One of the photos taken by the American Foundation for Children with AIDS (AFCA) has been selected as a finalist in a contest hosted by Global Giving.  Here is the link where you can vote for our photo  http://www.globalgiving.org/poll/vote/?pollOptionId=21/.  I took this photo while in Zimbabwe...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Program Visit to Uganda
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director, AFCA
    Mary Engelking, director of AFCA's board, visited the programs we support in Uganda - Cooley Clinic, Kilembe Mines Hospital and Mulago Hospital.  What did she find?  She found that they are incredibly grateful for the contributions made by AFCA, whether it be in the form of medicine, volunteers or medical...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 24 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Request for Meds
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Wow!  We have received a huge request for meds!  It is for 3 months, for 10,000 children throughout Uganda.  Quite the request, but we are going to try to fill it.  Would you mind helping us spread the word?  Maybe one of you (and some of your friends) would like to make a donation to honor your mom...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Opportunistic Infections - What are They?
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director - AFCA
    People with healthy immune systems can be exposed to certain viruses, bacteria, or parasites and have no reaction to them—but people living with HIV/AIDS can face serious health threats from what are known as “opportunistic” infections (OIs). These infections are called “opportunistic” because...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Medicine for 71 Clinics
    By - Tanya Weaver - Project Leader
    Dear friends, I just received this email from one of our Ugandan partners today. As you can see, our work is making a difference in the lives of many children.  Thank you for being part of our work! "Tanya, I am very sorry for the delayed response. I have been out of the station for the last 3...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    What Are We Doing With Your Donations?
    By - Tanya Weaver - Program Director
    In 2007, in Tungwane village in Zimbabwe, a mother died leaving her two daughters in the care of her husband. Two years later, he died. The girls are now 14 and 12 and live with their grandmothers who are 85 and 68 years old.  Recently, ZOE, our partner in Zimbabwe, reached out to this family and provided them with...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Need More Climbers!
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Thank you, donors and supporters from Nike!  While a Nike climbing team is slow in forming, we do have leads from Amsterdam and South Africa's Nike offices, saying they are interested in climbing for our children.  I'll let you know the minute a team if formed! Meanwhile, your donations are still changing...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    Team Coming out of Netherlands?
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Could it be true?  We sure hope it is!  We have heard rumors of a possible team coming out of Netherlands and we are hoping that it will be true.  If so, they will climb either in August or September 2012, raising funds for our children in Africa.  So, if you are at the Nike office in Netherlands and...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has received 4 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda posted a progress report
    We Need Climbers!
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    AFCA is eagerly waiting for a group of Nike employeers to form a team (5-14 people) to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro so we can help more children affected and infected by AIDS. Will you join us and give hope to the children we serve? With the funds we've raised to date, a child has received medicine, food, and feminine pads...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Medicine for HIV+ Children in Uganda has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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Project Leader

tanya weaver

Harrisburg, PA United States

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