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Director of AFA Peru travels to Geneva for UNAIDS Conference

Director of AFA Peru travels to Geneva for UNAIDS Conference

  • 23rd August 2013
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Last month, the Director of AID FOR AIDS Peru traveled to Geneva, Switzerland as a representative of Peruvian civil society to attend a conference organized by UNAIDS (the Joint United Nations Program on HIV and AIDS) titled, “Strengthening Access to High-Quality Technical Support for Countries in a Changing Environment.” Teresa Ayala, who apart from serving as the Director of AFA Peru, is one of the most active civil society members in the region. At the conference she spoke about aspects of technical support from cooperating agencies that are and are not working. Her presentation during the conference created a space for a positive exchange of experiences to occur, in which participants discussed important themes related to the role of civil society and technical support provided to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. “One of the things that made me feel good about participating in the conference was when Luiz…
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Testimonial: Francisco is grateful for the chance at a new life in Honduras

Testimonial: Francisco is grateful for the chance at a new life in Honduras

  • 2nd August 2013
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Our tagline at AID FOR AIDS is simple yet powerful: saving lives one by one. That is why since the founding of the organization, we have collected nearly $100 million in donated, unused, HIV medications and sent them to over 15,000 people, including hundreds of children, in 43 countries worldwide. Those of us working behind the scenes in the organization don’t always get the chance to see the impact of our work in the lives of the countless beneficiaries around the world. For this reason, we always feel encouraged with a renewed sense of hope and purpose when we receive heartwarming messages from our beneficiaries such as this one below. Francisco* is a 13-year-old boy from Honduras who was born with HIV. Due to the help he has received from Montaña de Luz, a home for children affected by HIV and AIDS, and the collaboration between AID FOR AIDS and…
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