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AID FOR AIDS and AID FOR LIFE visited Monterrey and Matamoros in response to the Latin American migration crisis

AID FOR AIDS and AID FOR LIFE visited Monterrey and Matamoros in response to the Latin American migration crisis AID FOR AIDS and AID FOR LIFE visited Monterrey and Matamoros, in Mexico, to assess the current situation in the US-Mexico border with the Latin American migrants that are trapped due to the new policy implemented…

AID FOR AIDS’ President, Jesús Aguais, was featured on The POZ 100: Celebrating Latino Advocates

AID FOR AIDS’ President, Jesús Aguais, was featured on The POZ 100: Celebrating Latino Advocates Each year, POZ Magazine creates a list to highlight and celebrate the HIV advocacy work being done in communities. This year’s POZ 100 recognizes 100 Latino advocates who have made exemplary contributions to the fight against HIV. Our President and…

AID FOR AIDS and AID FOR LIFE received the “Organization with the Power of Change Towards Gender Equality” award at the She Is Global Forum 2022

AID FOR AIDS and AID FOR LIFE received the “Organization with the Power of Change Towards Gender Equality” award at the She Is Global Forum 2022 The award is granted by the She Is Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to promote, integrate and implement gender equality, entrepreneurship and social innovation projects, led by women, with a…

“Forced Steps: walking and crossing borders”: a campaign that seeks to show the reality of Latin American migrants

“Forced Steps: walking and crossing borders”: a campaign that seeks to show the reality of Latin American migrants AID FOR AIDS and AID FOR LIFE launched a digital campaign to show, sensitize and humanize the journeys and challenges experienced by people who have been forced to migrate from Latin America, aiming to reach the United…

AID FOR LIFE has served 2,000 asylum seekers in NYC

AID FOR LIFE has served 2,000 asylum seekers in NYC Since April 2022, nearly 20,000 asylum seekers from South America have arrived in New York City bussed from Texas, as they entered the US through the southern border. According to city reports, 12,700 of the migrants are in shelters. The vast majority of them are…

AID FOR AIDS Peru has reached nearly 6,500 people with HIV prevention in 2022

AID FOR AIDS Peru has reached nearly 6,500 people with HIV prevention in 2022 In 2022, AID FOR AIDS Peru has done several outreach activities in Lima to reach people with or at risk of HIV, and the population at large to share HIV prevention and treatment information. Nearly 6,500 people have been reached, including…

AID FOR AIDS Colombia and Peru, Columbia University and the CDC work together to help the migrant population at risk of HIV

AID FOR AIDS Colombia and Peru, Columbia University and the CDC work together to help the migrant population at risk of HIV AID FOR AIDS Colombia and Peru have been working with ICAP at Columbia University and the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) since 2021 to provide care and services to Venezuelan…

Migrants are risking their lives crossing multiple international borders to reach the United States

Migrants are risking their lives crossing multiple international borders to reach the United States “Between January and August of this year (2022), 67% of the migrants that have crossed the border with Panama, are Venezuelan nationals,” said Carlos Camargo, Colombian Ombudsman. In the last eight months of the year, 68,575 Venezuelan migrants have crossed the…

Migration crisis in NYC: From the Darien Jungle to the Concrete Jungle

Migration crisis in NYC: From the Darien Jungle to the Concrete Jungle On August 13, 2022, a long line of Venezuelan families was outside the Santa Teresa Church on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. There were children playing around, mothers carrying their babies and adults talking to each other, recounting their experiences in Darien, Panama. The…

AFA attended to the 24th International AIDS Conference!

AFA attended to the 24th International AIDS Conference! Earlier this month, an AID FOR AIDS delegation traveled to Montreal, Canada to participate in the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) which took place from July 29 to August 2. This was the first conference to be held in person after the COVID-19 pandemic, but it…