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African Millennium Foundation Helping people help themselves. Reencontro. REENCONTRO, is a Mozambican non-profit organization whose mission is to contribute towards alleviating the plight of HIV/AIDS by reducing the negative impact made by broken family structures

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African millennium foundation helping people help themselves

African Millennium FoundationHelping people help themselves


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  • REENCONTRO, is a Mozambican non-profit organization whose mission is to contribute towards alleviating the plight of HIV/AIDS by reducing the negative impact made by broken family structures

    • An Association for Support and Development of Orphaned Children whose parents have died from HIV/AIDS

    • Reencontro uses strategies such as the promotion of better conditions of socio-economic-psychosocial, good health practice and education to provide better overall living conditions for children who have lost one or both parental figures

    • Reencontro assists approx 7,000 orphan children


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  • Historical Context:

    • Maternal orphans in 2004 was 824,860 of which 227,830 (or 28%) were due to AIDS

    • In 2010, projections indicate that there will be 1,069,710 maternal orphans, of whom 518,270 will be due to AIDS (48%)

    • AIDS related deaths in 2003 was estimated at 84,388, of which 19,420 were children below 15 years

      • Most of the deaths recorded among children occurred among under 5 years old (16,187, or 83%)

    • The increasing number of AIDS deaths leaves more children orphaned each year creating an orphan crisis beyond the coping capacities of families and communities


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  • Activities to be implemented by the AMF:

    • To integrate orphaned children into substitute families;

    • To support caregivers on children feeding, school fees, uniform, school materials and medical aid etc;

    • To ensure that all children are enrolled in school;

    • To carry out with home visits and community based care;

    • To provide children with professional skills development;

    • To motivate them with initiatives of small income generation development in order to empower them economically;

    • To register for citizenship children who do not have identity documentation and to protect and defend their rights

    • Promote debate among the youth on reproductive health and sexual diseases including HIV and AIDS;

    • Provide moral education and scripture union to the orphans.


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  • The pictures in this slide show are snapshots in the lives of the children in Mozambique who have been orphaned by AIDS.

  • Every child in the slide show is an orphan and in need of immediate help!


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Instructional Technology Modules

  • Students at California State University, Los Angeles, collaborated with each other, under the guidance of Dr. ManishaJaveri , using standards developed by professors at the University of Unilurio in Mozambique to design educational modules for both staff and student use. Content included the following:

    • Explanation of computer hardware components

    • Management of files and the desktop environment

    • Use of computer application software programs (MS Office)

    • Registering webmail accounts and using email

    • Delivering English Language Instruction via online curriculum


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Helping Students Understand

and Use Email

This portion of the module provides a step-by-step guide for registration of webmail service accompanied by screen captured video of the process.

Registration is performed through Google Gmail in native Portuguese. Possible to narrate in English or Portuguese.


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Helping Students Understand

and Use Email

This portion of the module instructs on the use of various tools to add emphasis and style to an email message.

Students will also learn and practice inserting hyperlinks, adding attachments, and forwarding email messages.

Other topics such as organizing a contact list and dealing with “spam” are also addressed





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