From Faith to Action

A Resource for Faith-Based Groups and Donors Seeking to Help Children and Families Affected by HIV/AIDS
 
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Endorsed by 32 organizations serving the needs of orphans and vulnerable children in Africa, this 36 page resource, illustrated throughout with colorful photos, provides an introduction to family and community-based care, including:

  • What are the needs of orphans and vulnerable children?
  • What is family and community-based care and why is it important?
  • How are local churches and faith-based groups strengthening family care in their communities?
  • What is the role of institutional care and how can it be supported to transition to family and community based responses?
  • What are some basic guidelines for directing resources to those in need? 
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