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Report
De-stigmatize
Educate
Care and Support
Jesus said:
“I have come that they may
have LIFE – LIFE in fullness.”
John 10:10
Who We Are
• A non-profit organization established in
2002
• Affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran
Church in Southern Africa’s Central
Diocese (ELCSA CD)
• Committed to being a leading faith-based
organization in people-centred health and
development services
DAM’s Objectives
• To provide support and counselling for
people infected and affected by HIV, AIDS
and related conditions
• To develop and provide health educational
programmes
• To implement a youth empowerment
programme
• Provide affected and infected households
with care and support
What We Do
• We offer a variety of programmes for
individuals afflicted with HIV
– Support Groups
– Counselling
– Skills Development
– Income Generating Projects
– Home Based Care
– Education and Training
– Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children
“Dear friends, let us love one
another, because love comes
from God.”
1 John 4:7
Support Groups
• Income Generating
Projects
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Beading
Gardening
Gospel Choir
Newsletter
Catering
Cleaning
Animal Husbandry
Support Groups – Goals
• To inspire, support, and care for each
other
• To share experiences and reflect on faith
• To grow in responsibility and
accountability
• To pray with and pray for each other
• To enhance self-worth and foster selfesteem
• To encourage members to use their Godgiven talents
Women’s Beading Group
Gardening Project
Gardening Project
Gospel Choir
Newsletter
Jesus said:
“What is impossible with
humans is possible with God.”
Luke 18:27
Home Based Care
• Providing quality healthcare for individuals
suffering from HIV and AIDS related diseases
• A holistic approach to healthcare
• Support individuals who are often ostracized
by their families after disclosure of status
• Work with the hope that the afflicted
individuals can once again be healthy enough
to support themselves and their families
Our caregivers
“Learn to do right! Seek
justice, encourage the
oppressed. Defend the cause
of the fatherless, plead the
case of the widow.”
Isaiah 1:17
Education and Training
Education and Training
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Workshops
On the road campaigns
Audio-visual screenings
Drama
Music
Africa Rise
Youth
Workshops
AV Screenings
On the Road Campaign
Drama
Music
Africa Rise Youth
“Religion that is pure and
undefiled before God, the Father,
is this: to care for orphans and
widows in their distress, and to
keep oneself unstained by the
world.”
James 1:27
Orphans and Vulnerable Children
Orphans and Vulnerable Children
• Providing support for children who have
lost either their mother or both parents to
HIV and AIDS
• Includes material and psycho-social
support
• Our goal is to ensure proper physical and
emotional growth
Networks
Partners
• The AIDS Consortium
• Soweto Home-based
care
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Our ministry also includes
assisting communities in
the initiation of local HIV
and AIDS-related projects
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PEPFAR
Partnership for justice
CBCO
Department of Health
Gauteng
LUCSA
Lutheran Churches in
USA and Germany
Local Churches
Local Businesses
Our Team
We at DAM invite you to join us
in the fight against HIV and AIDS
in our community. Together we
CAN make a difference!
Contact us at
[email protected]
or at 011 932 3966

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