Children
 India
Project #5159

Children HIV/AIDS infected support initiative

by MEERA FOUNDATION

Summary

This project intends to support 135 HIV Infected Children and families, providing education fees, books, nutrition, medical care to children,enabling environment of families to save children in India.
$48,200
total goal
$48,190
remaining
2
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

Dindigul District,there are as many as 135 children infected and 400 children affected by HIV/AIDS living in the area. There are no other child support projects to provide nutrition, education and home based care. Children are in malnutrition and not able to maintain immunity to keep CD4 count more than 300. Many of them belonging rural and poor population, they economically weak to access nutrition and care. This situation affects their education. MEERA would like to save the children.

Solution

The presence of this project for the children will help to strengthen the family's capacity to care for them by providing nutrition, education and psycho-social supports. The parents will be trained on child care and child nutrition.

Long-Term Impact

This project will strengthen 300 parents to care of 135 HIV infected children in a year by the provision of nutrition, medical care and income generation support to families.

Additional Documentation

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

Resources

http:/​/​sites.google.com/​site/​meerafoundation

Organization Information

MEERA FOUNDATION

Location: DINDIGUL, TAMIL NADU STATE - India
Website: http:/​/​meerafoundation.webs.com
MEERA FOUNDATION
Project Leader:
SELVA RANI
DINDIGUL, Tamil Nadu India

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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