Dear Power of Love Friend: Happy March! Today we'd like to put a spotlight on Power of Love's partner organization in India, Jagruthi. Jagruthi provides food, shelter, education, and healthcare to several hundred vulnerable children - many of them HIV+ children of sex workers - living in impoverished areas in and around Bengaluru.
In 2017, generous donors such as yourself helped raise more than $50,000 for Power of Love's pediatric HIV care program in Zambia. These funds were used to implement diverse program activities that range from the provision of food, medicines, regular health check-ups, education in prevention of HIV, psycho-social counseling, and training in adherence to medication to 350 HIV+ children.
In 2017, generous donors such as yourself helped raise more than $30,000 for Power of Love's micro loans program in Zambia. These funds were used to provide new loans, business training, refresher training, and on-site business mentoring to 400 women entrepreneurs in Zambia.
Why "Safe Park"? Zambia is one of the poorest countries in the world with an overwhelming 1.2 million orphans in a population of just 16.7 million. Most orphans live with extended families, grandmothers or older siblings and face disease, abuse and neglect.
The Power of Love team along with our Zambian families, would like to thank you for supporting our “Project Mosquito Nets” program in Zambia. With your generosity and caring, we are seeing a reduction in the incidence of malaria in our communities and with improved health more children are being able to attend school regularly.
Thank you for working with us to provide a safe and happy environment in which orphans and vulnerable children can play and learn. Today we would like you to meet one of the children who have benefitted from your support over the past year.
Thank you for working with us to prevent new HIV infections and provide a package of life saving health care services to 350 HIV+ orphans and vulnerable children in Zambia. Today we would like you to meet one of the children who have benefitted from your support over the past year.
Judith started selling peanut butter at a roadside stand after she received her first loan in November 2016. Within a few weeks she had to move her stand as she did not have a license to sell on the road. She then started a home delivery business as her customers liked her product. She faced increased competition as more women in her area started making and selling peanut butter.
Dear Power of Love Friend: Happy new year! We have a wonderful piece of news to kick start 2018: in Florida, a group of scientists have demonstrated a "functional cure" for HIV. In a novel approach, a new compound effectively suppresses production of the HIV virus.