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Funds Sent to Partner Organization

Two days ago, AYAF sent a payment of $1,500 to our partners in South Africa. The money will be used to throw a small Christmas party for the residents of Phumlani Township, and to provide food and clothing over the next few months for a series of orphan homes our [...]

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Happy Thanksgiving From AYAF!

Happy Thanksgiving! We here at AYAF are thankful for all of you, and for your ongoing support as we do our best to help Africa’s most vulnerable children.
We are also thankful this year for the progress made the fight against HIV/AIDS. According to a report published on Tuesday by UNAIDS, [...]

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South African Police Fire on Striking Miners

Earlier today, South African police fired on miners who are striking for increased pay, killing 18 people. This tragic situation — in which both sides have used violence and no one is blameless — highlights the crushing poverty that remains common in South Africa, and the desperation such poverty breeds.
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Swaziland Grandmas Grow Marijuana

Interesting story showing the devastating impact HIV/AIDS has on African families and the lengths those families must go to in order to survive.
NYTimes — Grandmas Grow Gold in Swaziland
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