School Fees for AIDS Orphans

 
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Furaha Feels Fine!
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Furaha is 16 years old. She is the last born in her family and interestingly enough, only she and her mother are HIV positive.  They've both attended our facility in Mombasa since 2006 and there, they receive counseling and the medicine they need to take daily.  Looking at Furaha, you'd think she is younger...
    • 2 weeks ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 2 donations
    • 1 month ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    School Days
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Rama is a quiet, friendly boy with four siblings who has been in AFCA's project for the past three years.  When we met him, he was living with his family in a very dilapidated house with rain pouring in during the wet season and mosquitos breeding as soon as the sun would come out.  Rama, his siblings and mother...
    • 3 months ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Katana's story
    By - Lucy Nyanga - Counselor and Nurse
    Katana is a total orphan living with the grandmother.  A total orphan menas that his parents have died. Katana's younger sister is also HIV positive and both of them have been receiving counseling, medical attention and care from our facility in Mombasa. He is currently 16 years old.  Since we started supporting...
    • 6 months ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 2 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    An Update on Hillary
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Hillary is an HIV+ boy who is part of our program in Mombasa, Kenya.  He is 9 years old and is full of life. He loves to play soccer, to run around yelling with his friends and to eat ugali (corn mush) with greens.  His cheeky grin is contagious and everyone who meets him loves him! Hillary isn't only a cute kid....
    • 9 months ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 5 donations
    • 9 months ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    The girls get a chance
    By - Lucy Nyanga - Counselor
    Edna Akoth and Jemima Atieno are siblings and, together with their mother, they are cared for at our partner clinic at Mikindani, Mombasa.  When we first met them, these girls and their mom were in pitiful shape - hungry and sick and desperate for help. Upon testing, it was discovered that the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 28 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Hadija Goes to School
    By - Lucy Nyaga - Project Manager
    Hadija is a sweet and active girl.  She is 12 years and lives in the Miritini station, close to Mikindani, where she goes to the clinic for counseling, medicine and support. Hadija has been attending this clinic since she was 3 years old and everyone there loves her.  Her family has been trained on nutrition and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Rama's Chance
    By - Tanya Weaver - Dreamer for the Kids
    Sometimes I hear stories that are so sad, they stay with me for a long, long time.  And, as time passes, I get more and more adamant that we WILL do something to right the wrong done to the person of whom the story is told.  Today, I have such a story for you, of a young man named Rama.  Rama is a jovial...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Grace Goes to School
    By - Lucy Nyaga - Nurse and Counselor
    Grace is an 11 year old girl from the Kiembeni area of Mombasa and has been seen at the Mbungoni, where she goes monthly for checkups and to receive medication. Her mother Rose is also HIV+. Grace is an active member of the junior youth support group, which meets once a month. This group of kids gets to spend time together...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Furaha's story
    By - Lucy Nyaga - Counselor - Mikindany Clinic
    Furaha is from the Jomvu area in Miritini station and is aged 13 years and is in class 6 at Kwa Jomvu  Primary School, thanks to you.  She has 4 brothers as follows; Charo who was trained by the AIDS orphans project as a mechanic and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Benson's Story
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    I first met Benson seven years ago, when he was 11 years old. Now, a young man of 18, he has finished high school and is aiming to attend classes so he can become a mechanic.  I am so very, very proud of Benson!  He is HIV+, but has never allowed that diagnosis to stop him from achieving his dreams.  We...
    • 1 year ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Update and Matching Day!
    By - tanya weaver - executive director
    I am so excited to announce that a new family will receive help with school fees, uniforms, shoes, books and a school bag for each child.  These children below to Penina Mwende and they are so excited that they have been selected to receive this aid.  It really is amazing to me that children get so happy to have...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 12 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    We Need a Vote to Help our Programs
    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...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Edna Loves School
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Edna couldn't be happier about going to school.  She even wrote a note to donors to thank them for allowing her to realize a dream.  She has set a goal for herself, so that she gets good grades and can graduate with a future.  She wants you all to be as proud of her as we are.  Thank you for giving her...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    A Book, A Ruler, and a Pair of Scissors
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    With so many children needing an education and so many of them being orphaned and having no one to pay their school fees or to help purchase school uniforms and books, we have our hands full. How about helping us by making a gift on behalf of your wonderful mom or grandma?  You can make a donation as a gift...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Meet Brian
    By - Lucy Nyaga - Program Counselor
    Brian is a 15-year old boy from the Bangladesh area of Mombasa, Kenya.  He has four sisters and is attending the clinic at Mikindani. His mother [Benta] is a widow also a client in Mikindani.  Besides that, she is a community health volunteer worker who...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Kids Helping Kids
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    It is so neat to find children who think of others before thinking of themselves.  During this past holiday season, a group of 6 and 7 year old kids got together to create hygiene and school supply kits for children in Mombasa, Kenya. Each hygiene kit contains items such as: shampoo, a towel, nail clippers, soap,...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    It is Not Too Late To Get a Child To School
    By - Tanya Weaver - Project Leader
    The end of the year is almost here!  Yet, in January, thousands of Kenyan children will start a new school year, as their year runs on a differen calendar than ours.  They schooling is from January through November.  AFCA has sent tons of school bags with school supplies and the children will be receiving...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Book Bags for Children
    By - Tanya Weaver - Project Leader
    While children in Mombasa, Kenya, continue studying thank to donors like you, they also receive book bags complete with pencils, pens, erasers, sharpener, ruler, notebooks, file folders, scissors, and glue.  Yes, there is a an 84 year old lady who makes the cutes book bags for the kids and she donates them to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Children continue attending school in Mombasa
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    Children in Mombasa, Kenya, despite the tough economic times in their country, continue to attend school.  This is possible due to the donations we receive from generous donors, through GlobalGiving and other venues.  Over 51 children are supported through this small program in Mombasa and they come from all...
    • 3 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 14 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Still Studying and Enjoying School
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    The kiddos that were given the gift of attending school are doing well.  It is always incredible to me how they keep getting good grades, despite not living in good conditions an lacking basic necessities like electricity.  Yet, these children are resilient and they want to get an education, so they light their...
    • 3 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans posted a progress report
    Eight Children Go To School
    By - Tanya Weaver - Executive Director
    There are two things that always impact me when I get the chance to speak to children affected and/or infected by AIDS in Africa.  First of all, they don't know how to dream.  That's right - they think their life is going to end at a young age because they saw their parent(s) die of this horrible virus.  It...
    • 4 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 4 years ago
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  • School Fees for AIDS Orphans has received 10 donations
    • 4 years ago
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tanya weaver

Harrisburg, PA United States

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