Five Loaves For Africa Presentation2010


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Working together to make a positive difference in AIDS impacted communities in Zambia. Our foundation raises funds through various activities to provide shelter, food and educational support for orphaned and vulnerable children left behind by the AIDS crisis.

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Five Loaves For Africa Presentation2010

  1. 2. Five Loaves of Africa’s strategy <ul><li>Works in Zambia through Community based orphaned programs </li></ul><ul><li>Planning to build Children’s Home </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated to empowering AIDS orphans and vulnerable children for a better future </li></ul>
  2. 3. How do we raise funds? <ul><li>Online donations </li></ul><ul><li>Corporate Sponsors </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising events: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thread of Life – Fashion Show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ride for Five – Bike Ride </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. The Aids crisis - Zambia <ul><li>By the year 2010 there will be 20 million orphans from the AIDS pandemic globally </li></ul><ul><li>Zambia alone has a recorded 1.100,000 orphans as a result from AIDS. </li></ul>
  4. 6. Why Zambia? <ul><li>One of the highest proportions of children orphaned by HIV/AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>No formalized social protection programs </li></ul><ul><li>Food insecure households hosting orphans are at risk to lose livelihoods </li></ul><ul><li>Children may be forced to utilize negative coping strategies e.g. crime, sex work </li></ul>
  5. 7. The facts <ul><li>1.1 million Estimated number of orphans living in Zambia </li></ul><ul><li>12.8 million Zambia’s total population </li></ul><ul><li># 165 Zambia’s global ranking in ‘overall well being of population’ according to the UN Human Development Report (the U.S. is no. 12) </li></ul><ul><li>16.5% Estimated % of Zambians living with HIV/AIDS </li></ul><ul><li>43.1% Primary school completion rate </li></ul><ul><li>Source UN/UNICEF </li></ul>
  6. 8. How were orphans taken care of before? <ul><li>Traditionally orphans in Africa have always been absorbed into the extended family network. </li></ul>
  7. 9. Cause and Effect - <ul><li>Growing economic crisis and effects of AIDS has affected the social fiber of family structure of orphans absorption making it an increasing burden for families to take care of surviving children </li></ul><ul><li>By supporting families financially through community based orphan care programs it encourages orphans to be absorbed by grandmothers and relatives. </li></ul>
  8. 10. CBOC’s better than orphanages <ul><li>Community based orphan care more advantageous than institutionalized orphanages </li></ul><ul><li>Africa is more geared to an extended family structure </li></ul><ul><li>Holistic approach </li></ul><ul><li>Retains cultural heritage and traditions </li></ul><ul><li>Keeps families together </li></ul><ul><li>Psychologically better </li></ul><ul><li>for the children after </li></ul><ul><li>suffering the loss </li></ul><ul><li>of their parents </li></ul>
  9. 11. How we help? <ul><li>Activities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Nutritious meals through soup kitchens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly food relief parcels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School fees and uniforms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Skills training for orphans and care givers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finding donor families to adopt children long term </li></ul></ul>
  10. 12. How can you help? <ul><li>50 cents feeds 1 child per meal </li></ul><ul><li>$ 10 paraffin to cook a family’s meal per 1 month </li></ul><ul><li>$ 60 for 1 child’s school fees per year </li></ul><ul><li>$ 80 for 2 sets school uniforms and shoes per child </li></ul>
  11. 13. The results <ul><li>When children’s basic needs of food and shelter are taken care of they are able to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Desire an education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Become strong adults to make a difference in their communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Break the cycle of poverty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create sustainable </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>societies </li></ul></ul>
  12. 14. Get involved – make a child happy! <ul><li>Be a part of the solution </li></ul><ul><li>Help us, help them </li></ul><ul><li>Log on to our </li></ul><ul><li>website & donate </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraise </li></ul><ul><li>Sign up for our </li></ul><ul><li>newsletter </li></ul>
  13. 15. Are you ready? <ul><li>Contact us: </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone – 1-800-335-4905 </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for your support. </li></ul>