Center for Global Initiatives’ Grant Announcement


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

Sub-Saharan Adolescents Are Left Behind in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS


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

The Center for Global Initiatives Discusses HIV/AIDS and Economic Empowerment in Zambia


Earlier this month, the Center for Global Initiatives held a number of meetings in Lusaka, Zambia to discuss ideas for a global health initiative targeting people living in extreme poverty.  Our founder and president, La Toya McBean, met with local government officials, UNAIDS, research institutions, prison officials, religious leaders and families living in extreme poverty, to discuss … Continue reading The Center for Global Initiatives Discusses HIV/AIDS and Economic Empowerment in Zambia

Upcoming Zambia Trip to Discuss Global Health Project


Bringing healing to those living in extreme poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa is a top priority for us. This is why I will be traveling to Zambia this Saturday, October 29, to discuss ideas that will help us design an HIV/AIDS project that targets children, young women and incarcerated individuals living with HIV/AIDS. On my trip, … Continue reading Upcoming Zambia Trip to Discuss Global Health Project