American Foundation for Children with AIDS

The American Foundation for Children with AIDS (AFCA) is a non-profit organization providing critical comprehensive services to infected and affected HIV+ children and their caregivers. Our programs are efficient, promoting self-reliance and sustainability. Since 2005, in collaboration with our in-country partners, we have served tens of thousands of families in some of the most underserved and marginalized communities in Africa. Our areas of impact include: medical support, livelihoods, educational support and emergency relief.
Dec 16, 2015

Stella

Stella and Family
Stella and Family

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, hundreds of children had good food to eat this year. Because of YOU, hundreds of children have livestock and seeds with which to start small businesses. We don't have enough words to thank you for what you've done because it is huge...it is life changing.

Let me introduce you to Stella and her family.  Stella is the mother of three children and lost her husband in 2004 to AIDS.  Life hasn't been easy since that time. Stella's life is consumed with keeping the children at school and meeting their medical requirements.  Caring for her own needs has been difficult while caring for her HIV+ child.

Stella tells us that she is grateful for the support.  “Today I am happy that the medicines have kept me alive and strong.  Until now, life was not worth living when he passed on.” Thank you for supporting programs like this one so Stella and her children can have the medicine they need to survive.

As this year comes to a close, we want to thank you for the donations you've made to support our work. If you are making your end of the year giving decisions, please keep us in mind so we can continue helping children in 2016 and beyond. Please share what we do with others, so they, too, can help our children. Together, we CAN make a difference.  We wish you the best year ever, full of every blessing and happiness imaginable, knowing you are a hope-giver. If you would like to learn more about AFCA and our programs, please contact Tanya Weaver at tweaver@AFCAids.org.

Dec 15, 2015

Thank You for an Amazing Year

Benjamin
Benjamin

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, hundreds of children had good food to eat this year. Because of YOU, hundreds of children have livestock and seeds with which to start small businesses. We don't have enough words to thank you for what you've done because it is huge...it is life changing.

Thank you for supporting this livelihood project.  It's an exciting time as we have 20 additional family ready to be added to the program.  Each family is part of a PLWA (People Living With AIDS) community group and all of the families have children who are either orphaned or who are infected. Each family will receive animals, seeds and a water filter, as well as training.

The vaccine fridge is now in use, housing the critical vaccines needed for this project to keep the animals healthy.  Technicians are now trained in caring for the animals, checking for illness, vaccinations and then follow up.  We are thrilled with their progress and feel blessed as the program grows.

As this year comes to a close, we want to thank you for the donations you've made to support our work. If you are making your end of the year giving decisions, please keep us in mind so we can continue helping children in 2016 and beyond.  Please share what we do with others, so they, too, can help our children. Together, we CAN make a difference.

We wish you the best year ever, full of every blessing and happiness imaginable, knowing you are a hope-giver. If you would like to learn more about AFCA and our programs, please contact Tanya Weaver at tweaver@AFCAids.org.

Dec 15, 2015

Daniel's Amazing School Year

Daniel
Daniel

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, hundreds of children had good food to eat this year. Because of YOU, hundreds of children have livestock and seeds with which to start small businesses. We don't have enough words to thank you for what you've done because it is huge...it is life changing.

This is Daniel and has done very well on his exams this year.  He has joined class six and his school requirements have been met.  Daniel was able to spend some time with his grandfather over the holiday.  His grandfather lives far from the area and Daniel enjoyed the time away.  In addition, Daniel is an active member of the junior teens support group.  He recently attened a workshop, which he really appreciated. 

As this year comes to a close, we want to thank you for the donations you've made to support our work. If you are making your end of the year giving decisions, please keep us in mind so we can continue helping children in 2016 and beyond.  Please share what we do with others, so they, too, can help our children. Together, we CAN make a difference.

We wish you the best year ever, full of every blessing and happiness imaginable, knowing you are a hope-giver. If you would like to learn more about AFCA and our programs, please contact Tanya Weaver at tweaver@AFCAids.org.

 
   

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