Why do children participate in this program? Children from different age groups love this program for different reasons. Younger children attend this program for snacks, toys, and opportunities to play with other kids their age. In the words of a young participant, "I learn a lot.
November 2022 - Our COVID Response in India
Dear friend: Happy November! COVID continues to impact vulnerable and marginalized communities in India. Our ground team is working tirelessly to keep disadvantaged neighborhoods safe from COVID, provide grocery kits to families, and education support to children.
October 2022 - The New Malaria Vaccine Will Save Millions of Lives
Dear friend: Happy October! We have awesome news in the area of malaria prevention. A malaria vaccine developed by Britain's University of Oxford is 80% effective in preventing infection.
COVID Continues to Threaten the Global HIV Response
A recent report by UNAIDS states that during the last two years of COVID and other global crises, progress against HIV prevention has slowed and millions of lives are at risk. In 2021, new HIV infections fell by just 3.6% the smallest drop since 2016. In Asia and the Pacific, new HIV infections are rising where they had been falling for the past 10 years.
Safe Park and COVID Education Workshops Continue to Benefit Vulnerable Communities
What is Safe Park? Power of Love’s COVID education/Safe Park program provides a safe place for children to play and learn. Education on COVID, HIV and malaria prevention, and PPE are provided resulting in improved physical and mental health of hundreds of children and their families. Community members are encouraged to get both shots of the COVID vaccine.
We Are Growing Leaders and Entrepreneurs
Most women enrolled in Power of Love’s micro loans program are growing their businesses and learning to become successful entrepreneurs. In addition to paying for food, medicines, school expenses for children the women enjoy a stable income, start building assets, and are more self-reliant in taking care of their health and expenses.
September 2022 - New Technologies and Commitment Can Eradicate Malaria
Dear Power of Love friend: Happy September! Malaria continues to be the leading cause of child mortality globally; and deaths due to malaria continue to be unacceptably high.
August 2022 - COVID has threatened the Global HIV response
Dear Power of Love Friend: Happy August!
July 2022 - These Children Inspire Us Everyday
Dear Power of Love Friend: Happy July!
Need For Nets Continues to be Huge
Malaria Prevention Plan: In Zambia, malaria season runs from October to May. In the first three months of 2022, 10,000 mosquito bed nets and education were provided in four rural and five urban areas.