More than 15.1 million children in sub-Saharan African have been orphaned by AIDS-related illnesses.
- UNICEF, 'Towards an AIDS-Free Generation – Children and AIDS: Sixth Stocktaking Report, 2013'
As part of UU-UNO mission, Every Child is Our Child (ECOC) Program provides education for children orphaned by AIDS-related illnesses and works toward achieving the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that include:
The Every Child is Our Child program has partnered with the Queen Mothers Association in the Manya Krobo region of Eastern Ghana to assume responsibility for the care and education of hundreds of AIDS orphans in various communities in the region. According to the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), as a response to the plight of nearly 600 children in the area orphaned by HIV/AIDS, 370 members of the Manya Krobo Queen Mothers Association have been responsible for the care and education of 466 of the children. Civic groups, with support from the Ghana AIDS Commission, are caring for 120 more children.
US$120 / CAN$135 supports one child’s education for 1 year. US$1200 / CAN$1350 supports one child's education for 10 years. All contributions are tax deductible. Donate now.
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Last updated on Wednesday, October 1, 2014.
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