GlobeMed at ASU partners with ICOD Action Network in Uganda to support housing and sanitation projects for orphans affected by HIV/AIDs.
Who We Are // GlobeMed at Arizona State University
In 2012, GlobeMed at Arizona State University was founded and started their partnership with ICOD Action Network in Lyantonde, Uganda. Together, we work brick by brick to better the housing and sanitation of families within the district of Lyantonde, Uganda.
Our Partner // ICOD Action Network in Lyantonde, Uganda
ICOD Action Network is a registered NGO headquartered in the Lyantonde district of Uganda. ICOD is an acronym for Integrated Community Efforts for Development. The organization envisions a Ugandan society empowered, free from disease and suffering and where human rights are observed. Their overall objective is to respond to socio-economic challenges in societies affected by HIV/AIDS, high unemployment rates, insufficient health care, poor sanitation and famine. ICOD Action Network has continued to inspire individuals in Southwestern Uganda's poorest countries to find innovative and sustainable local solutions to end extreme poverty, hunger and diseases.
Our Project // $7,000 to build houses, pit latrines, and water tanks for orphan children.
GlobeMed at Arizona State University and ICOD Action Network focus on helping families affected by HIV/AIDs through a housing and sanitation project. ICOD uses a locally-developed index to evaluate which households are the most vulnerable. ICOD assesses the availability of shelter, pit latrines, and safe water. They also analyze the prevalence of preventable diseases, cases of malnutrition, school attendance, and access to scholastic materials.
Our project aims to provide:
-Good shelter to orphans
-Protect beneficiaries from natural hazards
-Reduce cases of diseases like cholera and diarrhea
-Provide clean water resources
-Increase school attendance
-increase the communities participation in growth and development through local project participation.
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