Children  India Project #30008

Support 500 HIV Children in trauma in Tamilnadu

by Society for Poor People Development (SPPD) Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Site Visit Verified
Jul 5, 2018

Nutrition through food

Delightful Path for the longing soul and mind...

HIV/AIDS affected parents and the begotten children, were at the edge of the life cycle not only through illness, physical desolation but also paucity of nutritional food. Physical weaknesses protest the process of income generation.

For recovering the quality life of children who are living with HIV-AIDS, Nutritional kit (cereals, milk, egg, dates, and health drink) were provided to the children through the support of Global Giving.

 TRUE STORY -1

M.Muthukumar (name changed) is 17 years old he is undergoing a diploma course in technical studies. He lives with his family of parents and brother in a very small tiled house at Pudupatti village. His father a truck driver had got infected with HIV. He has met with the fate as the infection of HIV/AIDS is mainly a kind of occupational hazard among truck drivers in the region as more often than not happen to come into contact with sex workers during their very long drives. His mother too has been found to be infected with HIV/AIDS and hence both of them are undergoing ART.

He has been receiving the nutritional supplement kit from SPPD since his early childhood. Both his parents say that though he and his brother are not infected with the HIV/AIDS. And there was extreme difficulty of managing the children for them as parents being infected and with much reduced productivity.

But without the timely support from SPPD in the form of nutritional kit it would have taken a heavy toll of the health of M.Muthukumar (name changed). And he would not have come this far in his education. Therefore M.Muthukumar (name changed) father and mother express their gratitude to the donors.

TRUE STORY -2

T.Naviya (name changed) is 19 year and is pursuing undergraduate degree course in a college at Namakkal. She lives with the other family members, her mother, father and her brother Prashanth in a very small one room tiled house. His father became infected in the year 2006 and has been under ART regimen for the last 11years.

Though T.Naviya (name changed) is not infected, she has to live in extremely pathetic conditions with all the family members having been infected. With the much reduced earning ability the early childhood of T.Naviya (name changed) was miserable, especially the food and was physically very weak.

But since the year 2012 she started receiving the nutritional supplement kit from SPPD, she began developing physically in to a healthy individual. While through the nutritional supplements her brother has been able to keep the major opportunistic infections at bay, all these years, Her mental well being also has been getting boosted up and has ensured her to reach the stage of pursuing a college degree.

Yes, the college studies have been made possible only through borrowings. But the family is pinning its hopes on her, to become financially better, once she finishes her graduation and takes up a job.

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Organization Information

Society for Poor People Development (SPPD)

Location: Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu - India
Website: http:/​/​www.sppdonline.org
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Twitter: @sppdonline
Project Leader:
Raju Joseph
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu India

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