Walk in the Light
Devoted to helping meet physical and emotional needs of families in the local community where about 10,000 people live in extreme poverty; of which 60% are HIV positive and 39% unemployed. Their vision is to provide more jobs for local people. Their goal; to build a conference center overlooking the community, equipped with a medical center, preschool, and development center. Other services include:
Transportation: provides free transport to and from local clinics and hospitals, enabling people to be consistent with their medication, thus reducing the percentage of HIV death rate within the community.
Food & Agriculture: delivers food donations, provides garden space and teaches families how to grow vegetables.
Community Engagement: employs local community people to work various jobs, teaching them job skills and providing sustainable income.
Service Projects: distributes clothing donations, helps build and restore homes, provides and maintains safe environments for recreation to both young and old.
Outreach: conducts home visits to encourage sick people.
Farm: grows Rose Geranium seedlings from parent stock on the farm and harvests crops using people from the community. The factory processes Rose Geranium essential oils with the final product being a moisturizing hand & foot lotion.
HOW WE HELPED THIS PROJECT
- Funded the purchase of the Still for Essential Oil production.