To manage the virtual adoption of orphans

by James1:27Trust

Summary

To promote virtual adoption, a supplementary form of sponsored support for goods and services for orphans and other children made vulnerable as a result of HIV and AIDS. The sponsorship is focused on holistic child development in which children are cared for within home-based care units in their communities. Local and community based care partners are supported enabling them to dramatically scale present levels of care within community development principles.
$110
total raised
2
donors
0
monthly donors
5
years active

Challenge

There are about 5.6 million people living with HIV in South Africa, – and as a consequence, a high percentage of parentless and at-risk children. Almost 1.5 million children have lost their mother. While antiretroviral treatment is available, the concern is that the levels of new infection are outweighing the capacity to cope with the situation. Furthermore, only a mere 15% of all orphans are actually being reached by care- and faith-based organizations. We need to scale care dramatically.

Solution

To scale present levels of care from 15% - 60%, the Trust is promoting virtual adoption, a form of supplementary support in which virtual extended families get matched with vulnerable families to support the primary care-giver to ensure holistic child development

Long-Term Impact

The orphaned children are rescued from a potential cycle of poverty and destitution, and become productive members of society with their dreams and aspirations nurtured for the benefit of communities where they come from and for society at large.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

https:/​/​www.james127trust.org
Website
Blog
Promotional video about the Trust

Organization Information

James1:27Trust

Location: Pretoria, Gauteng - South Africa
Website: http:/​/​www.james127trust.org
James1:27Trust
Project Leader:
Ncedisa Gcobo
Pretoria, Gauteng South Africa

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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