Empower Children Now! Kaoma Rural Hope Building Projects (Zambia) October 20, 2017 BROOKLYN, NY – The Daniel Society is pleased to announce its Empower Children Now! grant program under the Rural Children’s Initiative. This grant program will promote the health and well-being of children living with, or at risk of developing, HIV/AIDS in rural villages. … Continue reading Center for Global Initiatives’ Grant Announcement
The idea for a Women’s Economic Development Club in Lusoke Village of Zambia had an unusual start. Society founder and president, La Toya McBean, had a desire to launch a compassionate health project in Zambia in 2005, when the HIV/AIDS epidemic was ravaging Sub-Saharan Africa. However, it was not until March 2016 that she was … Continue reading Finding Our Way To Lusoke Village
On June 10, 2017, nearly 30 women in Lusoke Village of Chongwe District (Central Province) met with us to learn how The Daniel Society Women’s Economic Development Club can help them start or expand their small business. During this first meeting, the Club appointed its leadership team and agreed on the micro-loan terms, including a … Continue reading First Meeting of The Daniel Society Women’s Economic Development Club of Lusoke Village
The Daniel Society’s everyday humanitarians are doing their part in the global fight against extreme poverty. Thanks to the generous support of our donors, on June 6, 2017, we will travel to Zambia
Recognizing and realizing the potential of women and girls has a transformative impact on society. Evidence shows that investing in women and girls causes a ripple of positive change in families, communities, and nations.
The reality is alarming—as global HIV-related deaths have declined among children and adults, adolescent deaths have increased. Approximately 1.8 million adolescents (between the ages of 10 and 19) are living with HIV/AIDS, 80% (1.4 million) of them live in Sub-Saharan Africa. This is a 28% increase since 2005. The stark reality is that adolescent HIV rates are projected to continue increasing because … Continue reading Sub-Saharan Adolescents Are Left Behind in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS