Objective: A K-8th grade school providing quality education, health, psychosocial and nutritional support for children living in extreme poverty. In the 2016-2017 schoolyear, WWO will run a preschool for 3 – 5 year old children.
Residential and Day camp
Objective: A summer camp experience for adolescents living with HIV (partnership with SeriousFun Children’s Network) and for at-risk children who are not living with HIV.
Objective: Peer clubs to enable youth to develop skills that promote resilience and positive youth development, with a focus on HIV prevention and knowledge.
Objective: Youth soccer programs for children and adolescents (including orphans, homeless children, children in detention and other vulnerable children) to encourage a healthy lifestyle and positive youth development.
Objective: WWO operates educational assistance programs to improve academic achievement, address special education issues and increase school performance and completion.
Reintegration and reunification
Objective: WWO is engaged in reintegrating orphans living with HIV into the community or reunifying them with family members.
Over our history of 18 years
We have brought life-saving AIDS drugs to orphans in Ethiopia and Vietnam, started a school for over 600 orphans and vulnerable children living in extreme poverty and provided healthcare for thousands of children living with HIV in Ethiopia, Haiti and Vietnam. We supported the education, development and psychosocial well-being of hundreds of children impacted by the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and helped to improve the developmental outcomes of thousands of institutionalized children (ages 0 – 5) in Bulgaria. In 2014, WWO’s EOP served 2,256 orphans and vulnerable children in Bulgaria, Haiti and Vietnam. An additional, 1,799 children and their caregivers benefitted from case management and support groups at Family Resource Centers in Vietnam. 352 children living with HIV participated in camp and camp follow-up activities in Ethiopia, Haiti and Vietnam. 642 students attended K-8th grade at the WWO Academy in Ethiopia. 490 boys and girls participated in sport programs in Ethiopia and Haiti.