Organisations

Community Based Rehabilitation Programme-Kisumu (CBR-K)

Kenya

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PO Box 486
Kisumu

Aims to address the plight of people witrh disabilities in the community by helping them to maximise their abilities; remove/minimise the stigma associated with disability through education/knowledge about disability and training; and train the disabled for self-help projects and income generation, therefore helping them to decrease the effects of their disability and enhance their integration into mainstream society

Society for the Welfare of the Deaf (SWD)

Mauritius

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Rue Pope Hennessy
Beau-Bassin

Aims to train and educate all deaf people in the Mauritius; to assist them in obtaining medical treatment and suitable employment; to grant them any material relief which they might need; and to erect, open and manage training centres, schools and hostels. The Resource Centre is not open to the public

Developing Countries Health Radio Network

Ghana

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HP667
Ho
Volta Region

Aims to provide primary medical care in conjunction with epidemic prevention services to youth, mothers, the elderly and children under five; to identify health service delivery problems through situation analysis studies and other diagnostic approaches and disseminating such information nationwide; and to train community health workers to take primary health care to rural communities. Its resource centre is not open to the public

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.

Association for the Physically Disabled of Kenya Rehabilitation Clinic

Kenya

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PO Box 93959
Mombasa

Aims to rehabilitate children with physical disabilities up to the point where they can walk on their own or with the support of walking appliances; to improve their health by providing necessary medication; and to assess their needs for a school placement. It is hoped that these children will then be able to lead a near normal life with the same opportunities as their able-bodied counterparts

Rural Libraries and Resources Development Programme (RLRDP)

Zimbabwe

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PO Box 439
Bulawayo

The organisation seeks to facilitate the establishment of rural information resource centres/libraries through the training of librarians and the placement of relevent reading materials in centres for use by all segments of the rural community. The RLRDP resource centre is open to the public

Association SOS SIDA|Jeunesse Mobilisee

Burkina Faso

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01 B P 2162
Ougadougou 01

SOS SIDA aim to improve the education of rural and urban population on AIDS and Health and Sexual reproduction. Its objectives are: counselling and voluntary HIV depositing; medical, psychological and social caretaking of people living with HIV/AIDS and HIV fatherless children (children whose parents have died of AIDS). The SOS SIDA resource centre is open to the public

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

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