Help Destitute Moms with AIDS Care for Their Kids

by Kasumisou Foundation
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Summary

The AIDS Patient Family Support Program (FSP) provides housing, food and active mentoring and social support to homeless mothers suffering from AIDS so that they can properly care for their children. In addition to our goal of keeping fragiles together, we focus on keeping the children in these families in school, with a goal of helping them to break the cycle of inherited poverty.
$99,999
total goal
$22,939
remaining
137
donors
7
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Homeless mothers with AIDS can't properly care for and protect their children leaving children are at risk of trafficking and abuse. We provide housing and create a stable home life with social support.Our Home Care Team verifies that children are in school, keeping up with homework and have proper food and clothing. The FSP helps mothers and children gain access to medical care. The FSP actively works to protect children from exploitation and to empower them through education.

Solution

Prevent trafficking of children in fragile families. Empower children through education to break poverty cycle. Enable patient access to appropriate medical care. Provide basic food, clothing and school uniforms. Provide social support to families. Enable families to live with dignity

Long-Term Impact

The FSP protects children from trafficking and victimization by empowering the with education combined with a stable home environment that will allow them to break out of the cycle of inherited poverty.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​www.kasumisou.org
Metropolis-Global Village- Lucy Birmingham Fujii
Macquarie Foundation-Lunch Break for Kasumisou
NY Times-Nick Kristof-Does Haiti....Hurt Cambodia?
Tokyo American Club 6/​2009 -Kasumisou Fdn. pg 24

Organization Information

Kasumisou Foundation

Location: Menlo Park, California - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.kasumisou.org
Project Leader:
Barbara Rosasco
Secretary/Treasurer
Menlo Park, Ca. United States
$77,060 raised of $99,999 goal
 
401 donations
$22,939 to go
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