These women and children live in extreme poverty and are impacted by little education, poor medical care, and diseases such as malaria, tuberculosis, and HIV/AIDS. This development includes empowering the widows by teaching and implementing economic stability on a local level through microenterprise. In addition, Fingerprints Across Africa is involved in building schools and drop in day-care centers for orphans, implementing life skills training for widows and orphans, and establishing homes that house up to 10 orphans in a family setting.
“Once someone touches your heart, the fingerprints last forever.”
Current Project: House of Promise
A security wall desperately needs to be built so these orphans can return home and be reunited as a family. The wall needs to be 10 feet high and 856 linear feet in length. Total cost for this project is $18,000. To date with the Matching Grant available, we’ve raised almost $12,000! Now we have only about $6000 more to go. One-third of the wall is complete, with work ongoing. Please help hand us another brick…