United Methodist Committee on Relief

Child Action Initiative

Child Action Initiative

Advance #3021036

#3021036 - Educating HIV/AIDS orphans, providing micro-credit for women, farming, clinics, installing wells

Annual Goal:$22,288.00
Location: Congo, (Democratic Republic) Africa
Partner:The UMC, Southern Congo Annual Conference

Describe the need affecting the community.

Education, health services, food security, sanitation, and income generation.

How will this Advance project help to address the need?

Provide educational opportunities for orphan children. Health services for women and children including a safe birthing place; education for women through micro- credit to enable them to start mini-businesses and earn funds to support their family. Continue sustainable farming training and proper food handling as well as sanitation education.

Describe the primary goal of the project.

Provide tuition and all necessities for 100 HIV/AIDS and war orphaned children. Some students will be able to attend college after graduation from high school. Students that have aged out of high school can attend vocational school and learn a trade. Educated students will be able to support themselves and assist their family with support.

Describe the change you would like to see in the community as a result of this Advance project.

Increasing education of the population. Improved health and financial status.

Budget and Financial Information


Annual Advance Financial Goal
Local Financial Support
Other Sources
In Kind


Tuition, uniforms, supplies, vaccines, medicines
Construction Bev Medical Center
Salary support/Executive Director and Staff
Health Care
Income Generating Activities

Project Contact

Mr. Isaiah(Esaie) Njimbu Chot
(+243) 815777778

Global Ministries Contact

Kathleen T. Griffith
(404) 460-7483