WELCOME

WE ARE A GROUP WHICH IS TRYING TO CHANGE THE LIVES OF PEOPLE LIVING ALONG THE BEACH IN LAKE VICTORIA.WE ARE STATIONED IN BUDALANGI CONSTITUENCY IN BUSIA DISTRICT IN WESTERN PROVINCE IN KENYA

Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Osieko Village

Friday, July 14, 2006

BRIEF HISTORY / BACKGROUND

HIV / AIDS scourge on families along Lake Victoria shores appears to upset gains made in development at Osieko beach village,Busia Budalangi:division.Western Province of Kenya.

It is against this background that three gentlemen from Osieko met in Nairobi, July 2003 and decided to do something for the people back home. They recruited a coordinator based at Osieko beach, Lake Victoria shoreline to link the community and themselves in Nairobi. The coordinator is a volunteer.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

Support development and education of people of Osieko Village, Busia, Western Province of Kenya.

MISSION STATEMENT

Raise funds to build children orphanage for HIV / AIDS children and support local initiative on health matters and education.

ACTIVITIES

Guiding and counseling of affected and infected people

Food support to orphans

Visit sick people in their homes and in hospitals (pray and counsel)

Educate grassroots’ people along the beaches of Lake Victoria on HIV / AIDS epidemic

ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE

It is a local initiative / community based self help group. Consisting of summit and volunteers at the grassroots’ level.

NETWORKING

Ready to work with other NGO’s , CBO’s , Government and Research organizations to alleviate suffering from people along Lake Victoria.

FUTURE PLANS

Create a unique community based orphan support system using existing cultural structure / extended families beliefs.

Open community charity shop in Nairobi to co-ordinate donor / friends support to orphans back home.

ACHIEVEMENTS AND FAILURES

Has succeeded to recruit many volunteers, train them and empower them with information on health matters.

Has not been able to assist all cases referred to us due to lack of funding
 
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