PEPFAR Concludes Program For Children Orphaned, Affected By AIDS In Nigeria, Updates Funding To Programming In Namibia
The Guardian Nigeria: USAID ends $45.3 program for kids orphaned by AIDS
“The United States Agency for International Development, (USAID) has concluded a five-year activity that provided support for 500,000 children orphaned or made vulnerable by the AIDS epidemic, and 125,000 of their caregivers. At a ceremony yesterday in Abuja, USAID disclosed that since 2013, the $45.3 million Sustainable Mechanisms for Improving Livelihoods (SMILE) activity, funded by the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), scaled up support services for orphans and vulnerable children…” (Akeregha, 11/29).
Namibia Economist: USAID Provides Additional N$395 Million to Fight HIV/AIDS
“The Agency for International Development (USAID), and the government this week signed an amendment to their 2007 bilateral grant agreement to add N$395 million of funding under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). … According to a statement, these resources will fund activities under the 2018 PEPFAR Country Operational Plan; October 2018 to September 2019…” (Matthys, 11/29).
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