Submitted by Kathleen Harrison on Tue, 2005-12-27 16:22
This page explains how Project Harambee helps disenfranchised HIV+ women form sustainable work and social groups. We want to:
create a successful work environment
foster friendships so that women & children--deserted by their families--are cared for when illlness or death occur.
NEW IN 2006 & 2007: VOLUNTEERS ON OUR 2006 SERVICE TRIP QUICKLY SAW THE NEED FOR COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE AND ITS CRUCIAL ROLE IN DEVELOPMENT & HEALTH CONCERNS. THEY MOVED QUICKLY TO IDENTIFY SPECIFIC NEEDS AND TARGET RESOURCES FOR HELP. IN 2007 VOLUNTEERS ARE RETURNING TO:
HARAMBEE ("all pull together" in Swahili) is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization assisting those in sub-Saharan Africa affected by, and at risk for, HIV infection. We promote development by sponsoring self-sustaining projects, not charity. Our friends in Africa don’t want a handout...but a hand up. We do this by:
(1) education here and in Africa to raise awareness;