Organisation Spotlight: Living Hope Organization

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Living Hope Organization (LIVHORG) is a community based Civil Society Organization for people living with HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis.  LIVHORG works with experts in the field of education, Hematocrit  (HCT), home based care/referral services (CHBC), palliative treatment, community sensitizations and support group meetings to provide treatment and information on issues concerning HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) to people living with the virus.

Since its inception in 2000, LIVHORG has carried out a lot of programs and activities that has impacted over 500 people living with the HIV/AIDS virus in an around Abia State. The organization has also organized community dialogue meetings on Prevention of mother-to child transmission (PMTCT), Home Base Care and Support in Afara – Ibeku Ukwu, Ubakala, Nno- Oboro communities and referral services. It has also facilitated access to anti-retroviral therapy for over 135 People living with HIV/AIDS through referral and linkages.
LIVHORG has a vision to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS and TB and its prevalence reversed by caring for AIDS Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC), Widows and People living/affected by HIV/AIDS and TB (PLWHA/PABA) through education, counseling, Home Base Care,  support/group meetings, socialization and advocacy on other related issues affecting their members.

LIVHORG is affiliated to the National Youth Network on HIV and AIDS Nigeria (NYNETHA), Civil Society on HIV and AIDS in Nigeria (CiSHAN), Association of Women living with HIV and AIDS Nigeria (ASWHAN), Association of Non-Governmental Organization (ASANGO), Abia State Action Committee on AIDS (ABSACA), Network of People Living with HIV and AIDS (NEPWHAN) Nigeria, and the T.B Network.

“We collaborate with both local and international development partners and thus we are blessed with abundant human resources. Members of LIVHORG are represented in different AIDS committees at local and international levels” said Jude Munaonye, the Executive Director of the organization.

LIVHORG has five prominent persons as members of board trustees, 6 project implementation associates working on part-time basis, and 5 full-time project staff.

They can be reached at:

21, Timber Road P M B 7215, Umuahia Abia State, Nigeria.
Tel: 234 803 548 2398, 234 805 593 1405
Email: Livhorg@live.com or Livhorg@yahoo.com

 

 

 

 

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