Summaries of HIV/AIDS Projects in Africa
Working with LCMS World Relief Partners
Obot Idim: Nigeria--Campaign Against HIV/AIDS
Partners: Partners: LCMS World Relief and the Lutheran Church of Nigeria.
GOAL: The number of AIDS orphans continues to rise and Nigeria is no exception. With no cure presently available, education is the key focus. High school youth are the target population for a series of informational workshops. A booklet written by a Nigerian Lutheran youth will be distributed. The power of peer relationships is critical in this program.
LCMS World Reliefs partner, the Lutheran church of Nigeria will:
" Create public awareness about AIDS among youth as a strong tool for prevention.
" Campaign teams will address youth gatherings in each school or church and distribute peer-developed materials.
Approved Project Support: $38,083 through 2004.
Projects : Burkina Faso Cameroon Ethiopia Kenya Liberia Madagascar Mali Namibia, Niger, Senegal Sierra Leone South Africa Tanzania Uganda Zimbabwe
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