Organisations

Arab Council for Childhood and Development (ACCD)

Egypt

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PO Box 15 Orman
5 Bahaa El- Din Karakosh
Zamalek
Cairo

ACCD works towards supporting and coordinating governmental and non-governmental efforts and encouraging ideas, studies and projects planned for Arab chilcare and development, and towards integrating them into the plans and projects for national development. The resource centre is open to the public

GOAL UK

UK

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7 Hanson Street
London
W1W 6TE

GOAL is an international relief and developent agency dedicated to alleviating the suffering of the poorest of the poor in the developing world. GOAL believes that every human being has the right to the fundamentals of life ie fod, water, shelter, literacy and medical attention

Communicacion Andina

Peru

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Casilla Postal 700
Mariscal Gamarra 13-B (Primera Etapa)
Cuzco

This is a small non-profit organisation composed of educators, health personnel and environmentalists. It carries out community-based development projects addressed at indigenous communities in the rural and peri-urban areas of the Inka region of Peru, specifically addressed at women, children and adolescents. It supports such projects with IEC stratgies. It works for development in order to improve the quality of life of indigenous people

Training Organisation for Research and Counselling in Health (TORCH)

India

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45, Friends Colony East, Plot No 2
New Delhi - 110 065

TORCH is committed to reducerisk-taking behaviour and prevent the transmission of and infection with HIV in vulnerable groups through the process of informaion giving, training of peer educators, networking, advocacy and programme development. TORCH runs the NACO AIDS hotline for the Delhi region. It is also working with street children to reduce HIV risk-taking behaviour, with the support of CAPS and UCSF. It also provides a counselling service. Their resource centre is not open to the public

Kuleana Centre for Children's Rights

Tanzania

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PO Box 27
Mwanza

Promotes awareness and advocacy about children's rights, with particular emphasis on the girl child. Facilitates children's right to self-expression, strengthens programming capacity in child rights in Tanzania, provides essential services to and supports the rights of street children in Mwanza, and promotes universal (basic) primary education in Tanzania. Kuleana has a resource centre

Youth Development Foundation (YDF)

Ghana

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PO Box 4941
Kumasi

YDF was started by young people at the University of Ghana. It is aimed at young people between the ages of 10 and 24, especially out of school children and street youth in urban and rural areas. It works in the area of population, family life and reproductive health, environmental issues and skills training. It has 11 projects in West Africa, setting up youth centres in rural areas particulary aimed at out of school youth and providing reproductive health information. The resource centre is open to the public.

Mozambique Red Cross

Mozambique

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PO Bix 2986
Maputo

The Mozambique Red Cross' objective for the next three years is to strengthen the capacity of the host vulneranable members of the population by supporting their development, particularly in protecting their health and improving their social conditions. In order to achieve this objective, the MRCS must first of all strengthen itself, becoming a national association that is capable, strong and independent

Matabeleland AIDS Council (MAC)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 1280
Bulawayo

MAC provide public education and research on HIV prevention and care. They run a youth programme and workplace programme, counselling, information, training and prevention. Their two resource centres are in `high density housing' areas of Bulawayo. They are open to the public. Actual Address: 97a Josiah Tongagara St.

Lumiere Action

Côte d'Ivoire

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14 BP2101
Abidjan

Aims to give psychological and social support to people living with HIV. To provide information to help the prevention of HIV. To fight for the rights of people living with HIV as well as many other discriminations. To promote the access to clinical carre and therapy treatment.
Resource centre open to the public

Family AIDS Caring Trust Masvingo (FACT)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 1626
Masvingo

FACT is an AIDS service organisation providing a very wide range of services. These include orphan care, home based care, training and support of educators, trainers and the setting up of support groups for people living with AIDS. It provides health care from its clinic and free medication to people who can not afford to pay. It is also involved in advocacy and lobbying policy makers to provide better health services to the public. The FACT clinic resource centre is open to the public

Family Planning Private Sector - FPPS (K)

Kenya

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PO Box 46042
Nairobi

Capacity building for NGOs and CBDs and the private sector, especially in personnel training, supply of equipment and materials and involvement of community members in use of cultural communication in their development.
Actual address: 5th Floor, Longonot Place, Kijabe Street

Ghana Red Cross Society (GRCS)

Ghana

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PO Box 3198
Accra

Aims to alleviate human suffering through providing relief to disaster victims and assisting communities to prevent disasters; improving the lives of the most vulnerable through programmes, services and advocacy; and protecting the environment through tree planting, sanitation and environmental programmes

Stop AIDS Organisation

Nigeria

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Box 5052
Murtala Mohammed Airport
Ikeja, Lagos

StopAIDS aim to prevent and combat the incidence of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases by designing and implementing appropriate public education and enlightenment programmes for target populations. To the worried well, we provide care, compromising of medical treatment, counselling and psycho-social support. Also they aim to create awareness amongst women who provide support training in the motor park. Empowering them with appropriate training and retraining of women in the sexual and reproductive health arena. The StopAIDS resource centre is open to the public

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