Organisations

Associacao de Acao Solidaria (ASAS)

Brazil

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Rua Democrito de Souza Filho, 241
Madalena
Recife
PE 50610-120

ASAS is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation formed of christians, which aims to provide support for PLAs, their families and friends. ASAS targets people from low income backgrounds in particular and fights for their rights as citizens and against discrimination and prejudice. ASAS also works in the area of prevention of STIs/HIV/AIDS. The resource centre is open to the public

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian relief and development agency working to see millions of people released from material and spiritual poverty through a network of local churches. Over the last 40 years, we have been gathering knowledge and sharing it with those who want to see poverty reduced and justice restored across the world. 

Tearfund resources are available to download free of charge including training materials, case studies, international magazine Footsteps and more. 

The Learning Zone Provides resources, case studies and advice for grassroots church and development workers and development professionals, and in-depth analysis for policymakers.

Grupo de Apoio e Prevencao a AIDS-Bahia (GAPA-BA)

Brazil

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Rua Colômbia 44
Boqueirão
Santos - SP

GAPA Bahia aims to contribute to the reduction in the level of HIV; to offer psychosocial support to people living with HIV; to press for the respect of human rights in social policies and to respond to AIDS within their public health programmes. They run a telephone hotline; distribute free condoms to low income communities; produce publications; have a resource library that is open to the public; run publicity campaigns; and train school teachers in AIDS education. Specific education campaigns are with low-income sectors, trade unions, men who have sex with men, sex workers and NGO training. They provide pre- and post-test counselling, occupational therapy for PWAs and a legal advice service for PWAs

Centro Social NDSSA Semhora de BDM Parto|Casa Vida

Brazil

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Av Alvaro Ramos
366 CEP-03058-060
Sao Paulo

Suport shelter for HIV positive children. "Defender os directos da criança e do adolescente, garantindo, o exercício da cidadania contibuindo para o desenvolvimento integral da pessoa, realizando prácticas educacionais, assistenciais, diversificadas de acordo com o envolvimento da comunidade". English is second working language.

Sociedade Civil Bem-Estar Familiar no Brasil (Bemfam)

Brazil

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Avenida Republica do Chile, 230/17 Andar-Centro
Rio de Janeiro/RJ 20031-000

BEMFAM is a social action orientated, non-profit, NGO. Its mission statement is to defend the right of men, women and teenagers to receive education and assistance in sexual and reproductive health, and to a free and informed choice on family planning. Affiliated to the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) since 1967, BEMFAM provides services in a large geographic nationwide area, with six clinics, nine State programmes in reproductive health, two Microbiology Laboratories and three Citopathology Laboratories

Tearfund

UK

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100 Church Road
Teddington
Middlesex
TW11 8QE

Tearfund is a Christian international relief and development agency with more than 40 years' experience. We work with partners and the local church across the world to tackle the complex challenges of poverty. Tearfund is recognised as a leader in its work, integrating community development, disaster response and recovery, disaster risk reduction and advocacy.  Tearfund works in more than 50 countries worldwide, in partnership with communities, churches and local organisations to overcome poverty and injustice. 

Medical Missionaries of Mary

Ireland

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Communications Department
Rosemount Terrace
Booterstown
County Dublin

The Medical Missionaries of Mary organisation was established in 1937 and currently works in 12 countries in Africa and South America. The organisation is composed of 400 women of different nationalities, who live in small multicultural religious communities. The organisation places great emphasis on community based healthcare, but also establishes hospitals and health centres. Safe motherhood and care of young infants is of a primary concern. The organisation is also involved in mental health, control of leprosy and HIV & AIDS. HIV & AIDS programmes involve counselling, testing, peer-to-peer education, advocacy, orphan support and guardian programmes.

Terre Des Hommes Switzerland

Switzerland

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Terre des hommes
Avenue de Montchoisi 15
CH-1006 Lausanne
Postfach
4018 Basel

Created in 1960's, the mission of Terre de hommes has been to come to the aid of children in need.  The mission aims to defend the rights of children, in times of war and natural disasters or distress.  Terre de hommes has developed in two core areas: healthcare and child protection.

Associaçao Brasiliera Interdisciplinar de AIDS (ABIA)

Brazil

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Rua da Cangelária 79, 10 andar - Centro
Rio de Janeiro/RJ Cep 20091-020

ABIA is a national NGO with a nationwide programme on AIDS awareness and education. It conducts research on public policy and socio-economic issues concerning AIDS. Specific projects include those aimed at women, schools, the workplace and men who have sex with men. ABIA's resource centre is for ABIA staff and participants at its workshops. ABIA produces Boletim ABIA, which focuses on te work ABIA does at the political level and what the latest political issues related to HIV/AIDS are. It also produces the Portuguese edition of AIDS Action

LOH Medical

USA

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318 Davis Street
Clarks Summit, PA
18411

Loh Medical is a supplier of durable medical equipment that specialises in providing assistive and rehabilitative technology to people with disabilities.

Examples of their products include power mobility equipment such as scooters and power chairs, pediatric pacer gait trainers, and other orthopedic devices. They are experts at assisting medical professionals, distributors and individuals in the selection of appropriate assistive technology, with a special focus on mobility.

LOH Medical knows the logistical and documentation needs of the international markets.

Their technical support assures many years of satisfaction for our customers, and the assurance of innovative solutions for special needs.

Users can visit their website to find the contact information for specific regions. LOH Medical has dedicated staff and offices located in key areas for easy accessibility to their clients.  

OVCI

Italy

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OVCI la Nostra Famiglia
Via Don Luigi Monza 1
22037 Ponte Lambro (CO)

A NGO, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that carries out projects of development cooperation for the benefit of people, mainly in children, in situations of social and disability through interventions:

Rehabilitation
Formation
Social work
Basic medicine
Development Education

The NGO works abroad in South Sudan, Sudan, Brazil, Ecuador, China and Morocco. It is active in Italy with the "entertainment groups" present in 6 regions