“Strengthening the capacity of grandparents in providing care to young children affected by HIV/AIDS”

Nyesigomwe, Lydia. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships 4, no. 1 (2006): 55-63.

This article focuses on the results of a three-year pilot project entitled Grandparents Action Support Project (GAS), implemented by the NGO Action for Children (AFC) in Uganda. The purpose of the project is to strengthen the capacity of grandparents in providing care for HIV/Aids orphans in Uganda as well as the overall health and wellbeing of Ugandan grandfamilies. The author discusses the achievements and impact of the project in its base community as well as some organizational challenges and ideas for future expansion.

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