support for HIV positive orphans and widows

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The social dynamics of Indian state of Uttarakhand in the Himalayas is affected by out migration of males and a 'post office' economy.Because of migration of male productive age group to the big cities, staying away from the family , they get involve in multiple sex partners are high risk group of HIV/AIDS and mortality in young age .this project will provide nutritional support, transportation to 16 HIV orphans and 24 widows for ART, treatment for opportunistic infections and awareness.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Hundreds of thousands of families in India that have lost breadwinners to HIV/AIDS are stuck in systemic poverty cycles where children lack access to healthcare, education, food and shelter. GCDWS fights poverty by empowering these children, especially orphan children and widows, through free, quality education, healthcare, and basic needs. Widows are working as a daily wages worker to get bread for them and their children who are also positive.

How will this project solve this problem?

B C C activities to create awareness in the community through HIV/AIDS counseling center The center for the medical care (ART) is about 200 kms away from this place, GCDWS committed to help them for providing regular ART to all. All orphan and widows those who lost everything, this project will provide them at least two time meal to them. As it is geographically hilly area, through this project, they will be getting warm clothes and blankets.

Potential Long Term Impact

aware community ensure community participation about prevention, control and treatment of AIDS, it will help them to avoid high risk behaviors, early detection and treatment of infected persons, it will reduce the growth of HIV/AIDS in the community and the same time the social stigma will also reduce with some extent. We will ensure that all orphan children will get proper education, nutrition and treatment with that proper emotional and psychological support. All the widows

Funding Information

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Project Leader


Tehri garhwal, Uttarakhand India

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