WUSC AGA 2008WUSC AGA 2008
Canada and Africa:Canada and Africa:
Bikes in Partnership to cap AIDSBikes in Partnership to ca...
CANADA AFRICA PARTNERSHIPCANADA AFRICA PARTNERSHIP
ON AIDS (CAP AIDS)ON AIDS (CAP AIDS)
CAP AIDSCAP AIDS
 Registered Canadian charity
 Small, Volunteer-driven, Grassroots
 Structure:
- Canada Coordinating Of...
CAP AIDS WORKCAP AIDS WORK
Canada-Africa Strategy:Canada-Africa Strategy:
 PartnershipsPartnerships: small, care-fully se...
CAP AIDS WORKCAP AIDS WORK
Africa: SummaryAfrica: Summary
 27 projects27 projects
 13 AIDS Service organizations (offici...
CAP AIDS WORKCAP AIDS WORK
Africa Strategic FocusAfrica Strategic Focus
 Sustainable livelihoodsSustainable livelihoods
...
CAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIPCAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIP
CanadaCanada
 CAP AIDS supports WUSC UniversityCAP AIDS supports W...
CAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIPCAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIP
Africa: MalawiAfrica: Malawi
 WUSC/CECIWUSC/CECI UNITERRA program:...
CAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIPCAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIP
RESULTSRESULTS
 Shared resources, experience & expertise;Shared re...
CASE STUDY 1CASE STUDY 1
BIKE 2 CAP AIDS Bike-a-thon CampaignBIKE 2 CAP AIDS Bike-a-thon Campaign
 Annual Event: Toronto,...
CAP AIDS Bike-a-thon EventCAP AIDS Bike-a-thon Event
CAP AIDSCAP AIDS
CAP AIDS Bikes DeliveryCAP AIDS Bikes Delivery
UgandaUganda
Bicycle Ambulances
If a person living with HIV/AIDS needs medical attention and is unable to
walk, getting to the clinic c...
CASE STUDY 2:CASE STUDY 2:
WUSC UWO ChapterWUSC UWO Chapter
 Participated in the last 3 yearsParticipated in the last 3 y...
IN CONCLUSION: BIKES…IN CONCLUSION: BIKES…
Provide support and care for PLWA as well asProvide support and care for PLWA ...
“workers who used to
make 3 client visits
per day are now able
to make 7 and
sometimes even 10
client visits a day!”
~ Lin...
Food for Thought:Food for Thought:
BIKES = CAR = LifeBIKES = CAR = Life
 ““A bicycle is the vehicle equivalent in manyA b...
Way ForwardWay Forward
 ReflectReflect
 Educate - spread the wordEducate - spread the word
 ActAct
You can make a difference in theYou can make a difference in the
fight against HIV/AIDS in Africafight against HIV/AIDS in...
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  1. 1. WUSC AGA 2008WUSC AGA 2008 Canada and Africa:Canada and Africa: Bikes in Partnership to cap AIDSBikes in Partnership to cap AIDS Presentation by Obert MadondoPresentation by Obert Madondo Executive Director, CAP AIDSExecutive Director, CAP AIDS
  2. 2. CANADA AFRICA PARTNERSHIPCANADA AFRICA PARTNERSHIP ON AIDS (CAP AIDS)ON AIDS (CAP AIDS)
  3. 3. CAP AIDSCAP AIDS  Registered Canadian charity  Small, Volunteer-driven, Grassroots  Structure: - Canada Coordinating Office - CAP AIDS Uganda - Ethiopia Representative - Chapters/Representatives: Toronto, Vancouver, Ottawa & Victoria RESIST! SURVIVE! OVERCOME!
  4. 4. CAP AIDS WORKCAP AIDS WORK Canada-Africa Strategy:Canada-Africa Strategy:  PartnershipsPartnerships: small, care-fully selected, grassroots,: small, care-fully selected, grassroots, community-based African NGOscommunity-based African NGOs  ResourcesResources: provide partners with resources they need to: provide partners with resources they need to respond to the HIV/AIDS pandemicrespond to the HIV/AIDS pandemic  ExchangeExchange: knowledge, experience and expertise: knowledge, experience and expertise  EngagementEngagement:: raising awareness in Canada, and engagingraising awareness in Canada, and engaging more people in the fight to resist, survive, overcomemore people in the fight to resist, survive, overcome
  5. 5. CAP AIDS WORKCAP AIDS WORK Africa: SummaryAfrica: Summary  27 projects27 projects  13 AIDS Service organizations (official)13 AIDS Service organizations (official)  5 African countries5 African countries  470 Bicycles (16 beneficiaries)470 Bicycles (16 beneficiaries)  7 International internships/study tours7 International internships/study tours  More than 5 000 direct/indirect beneficiariesMore than 5 000 direct/indirect beneficiaries
  6. 6. CAP AIDS WORKCAP AIDS WORK Africa Strategic FocusAfrica Strategic Focus  Sustainable livelihoodsSustainable livelihoods  Meeting basic needsMeeting basic needs  Reducing vulnerability to HIVReducing vulnerability to HIV  Building the capacity of community-based AIDSBuilding the capacity of community-based AIDS service organizations in Africaservice organizations in Africa  Empowering caregivers and educatorsEmpowering caregivers and educators  Addressing gender-based violenceAddressing gender-based violence
  7. 7. CAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIPCAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIP CanadaCanada  CAP AIDS supports WUSC UniversityCAP AIDS supports WUSC University Chapters (local committees)Chapters (local committees) Bike 4 AIDSBike 4 AIDS campaigncampaign  CAP AIDS Annual Bike-a-thon eventsCAP AIDS Annual Bike-a-thon events  CAP AIDSCAP AIDS Youth United to CAP AIDSYouth United to CAP AIDS projectproject
  8. 8. CAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIPCAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIP Africa: MalawiAfrica: Malawi  WUSC/CECIWUSC/CECI UNITERRA program:UNITERRA program: (Delivery of bikes to local groups with funds(Delivery of bikes to local groups with funds raised through the Bike for AIDS program inraised through the Bike for AIDS program in Canada)Canada)  WUSC supports CAP AIDS’ bikes deliveryWUSC supports CAP AIDS’ bikes delivery in Malawiin Malawi  WUSC supports CAP AIDS projects:WUSC supports CAP AIDS projects: YouthYouth United to CAP AIDSUnited to CAP AIDS
  9. 9. CAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIPCAP AIDS / WUSC PARTNERSHIP RESULTSRESULTS  Shared resources, experience & expertise;Shared resources, experience & expertise; strength in numbersstrength in numbers  Expanded education/awareness about HIV/AIDSExpanded education/awareness about HIV/AIDS in Africain Africa  Expanded circle of influence in the engagementExpanded circle of influence in the engagement and mobilization of Canadiansand mobilization of Canadians  Bikes: Backbone of partnershipBikes: Backbone of partnership  Bikes: Central to the Canadian response to theBikes: Central to the Canadian response to the HIV/AIDS crisis in AfricaHIV/AIDS crisis in Africa
  10. 10. CASE STUDY 1CASE STUDY 1 BIKE 2 CAP AIDS Bike-a-thon CampaignBIKE 2 CAP AIDS Bike-a-thon Campaign  Annual Event: Toronto, Ottawa, VancouverAnnual Event: Toronto, Ottawa, Vancouver & Victoria& Victoria  $125 000 raised over 5 years$125 000 raised over 5 years  470 Bikes delivered to Africa to date470 Bikes delivered to Africa to date  16 AIDS Service Organizations supported16 AIDS Service Organizations supported  5 African countries supported5 African countries supported  Next campaign: June 2009Next campaign: June 2009
  11. 11. CAP AIDS Bike-a-thon EventCAP AIDS Bike-a-thon Event CAP AIDSCAP AIDS
  12. 12. CAP AIDS Bikes DeliveryCAP AIDS Bikes Delivery UgandaUganda
  13. 13. Bicycle Ambulances If a person living with HIV/AIDS needs medical attention and is unable to walk, getting to the clinic can be very difficult. A lightweight trailer with removable stretcher attached to a bicycle provides the solution.
  14. 14. CASE STUDY 2:CASE STUDY 2: WUSC UWO ChapterWUSC UWO Chapter  Participated in the last 3 yearsParticipated in the last 3 years  Bike 4 AIDS 2008 raised $3,943.64Bike 4 AIDS 2008 raised $3,943.64  Total raised to date: Over $15 000Total raised to date: Over $15 000
  15. 15. IN CONCLUSION: BIKES…IN CONCLUSION: BIKES… Provide support and care for PLWA as well asProvide support and care for PLWA as well as support for orphans and OVCssupport for orphans and OVCs  Increase HIV/AIDS Education and AwarenessIncrease HIV/AIDS Education and Awareness Support Local Economy and encourageSupport Local Economy and encourage environmental sustainabilityenvironmental sustainability Bring HIV/AIDS care, support and education to theBring HIV/AIDS care, support and education to the communitycommunity Promote gender equality and the empowerment ofPromote gender equality and the empowerment of womenwomen
  16. 16. “workers who used to make 3 client visits per day are now able to make 7 and sometimes even 10 client visits a day!” ~ Linna Mlay, Director of Mkuki, Tanzania
  17. 17. Food for Thought:Food for Thought: BIKES = CAR = LifeBIKES = CAR = Life  ““A bicycle is the vehicle equivalent in manyA bicycle is the vehicle equivalent in many places in Africa”.places in Africa”. – African HIV/AIDS outreach– African HIV/AIDS outreach workerworker  "In the fight against HIV/AIDS in Malawi, a bike"In the fight against HIV/AIDS in Malawi, a bike can be the difference between life & death."can be the difference between life & death." -- Fryson Chodzi, Executive Director, CAYOFryson Chodzi, Executive Director, CAYO  ““II can make a difference in the fight againstcan make a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa.”HIV/AIDS in Africa.” -- YouYou
  18. 18. Way ForwardWay Forward  ReflectReflect  Educate - spread the wordEducate - spread the word  ActAct
  19. 19. You can make a difference in theYou can make a difference in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africafight against HIV/AIDS in Africa

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