Widows and Orphans International

Widows and Orphans International

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Widows and Orphans International

We remain committed to reducing poverty and disadvantaged faced by African communities in order to improve their active participation in the life of their communities. In order to achieve this aim, the organisation has identified key objectives that govern our work. To expand our provision of employment, training, development and support especially for African refugees and asylum seekers in Barking and Dagenham and neighbouring boroughs. To expand helth awareness campaigns particularly on HIV/AIDSprevention and sexual health promotion, mental health, teenage pregnacy and mother to child prevention. To provide care and advocacy support including translation and interpretations to African refugees and asylum seekers. To develop and strengthen our international programmes in Africa. To support services to young refugees and asylum seekers.

Founded 1997