Fondation Merieux

A family foundation dedicated to fighting infectious diseases

Socio-economic reintegration of women living with HIV / AIDS

  • Organisation: Life Action

  • Benifiting country: Democratic Republic of Congo

25 women living with HIV / AIDS in the city of Uvira, South Kivu benefit of a micro-loan of 100 euros allowing them to set up an income generating activity, they were able to handle economically.

These 25 women have developed concepts on the management of credit and can transmit their knowledge to other women.

After 12 months, 18 women, 72% continued their activity. 11 women were able to give their children an education.

Creation of a restaurant in support of income generating activity.

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