2014 Human Rights Advocate Program alumna Carol Dyantyi, the founder and CEO of Ikageng in South Africa, has been featured in a new video produced by Keep a Child Alive. Dyantyi founded Ikageng in 2001 to support children affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic in South Africa.
Ikageng is a community based organization that supports over 1170 orphaned and other vulnerable young people in 453 households of which 120 are led by young people. Ikageng’s holistic approach connects children to food, clothing, school fees, healthcare, life-skills training, transportation, and psychosocial support services to help them thrive.
Keep a Child Alive provides healthcare, housing, and other support services to HIV/AIDS-affected communities in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa, Uganda and India, serving over 70,000 people annually.
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