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Social Justice & Poverty Reduction

Income Generating Venture Support

Action Family Foundation believes in empowering the members of the family to contribute to its sustenance and prosperity. AFF provides its beneficiaries with opportunities for self-employment including apprenticeship for skills acquisition. Women, widows, single mothers, AIDS-orphans and unemployed youths are helped with such options as vocational training's.

 

 

Gender Mainstreaming and Harmful Practices
Action Family Foundation recognizes that education is strategic to the liberation of persons and communities. Gender mainstreaming is a concept that AFF promotes without severing the authentic roles of men and women, boys and girls, husbands and wives in the lives of individuals, families and groups in the right order; gender complementarity. Issues addressed include female genital cutting, widowhood rites, wife inheritance, prostitution, human trafficking, pornography, domestic violence and premature marriage.

Family Life Services

Family Life Education and Therapy
Family life is ordered for the individual and common good as it provides the optimal environment for personal growth and development on which the normal functioning of society hinges. “The future of Humanity depends on the Family”. This profound wisdom of one of the world’s recent legends, Pope John Paul II, provides a veritable motivation for AFF’s mission. Strengthening the basic cell of society ultimately ensures a better human community.

 

 

 

Youth Development for Self-Efficiency
Action Family Foundation works to empower young people through awareness creation and emotional intelligence with emphasis on character development and entrepreneurial creativity. AFF applies the directive pedagogic methodology to promote self-mastery, positive values and culturally adequate messages for youth as realistic strategy for preventing sexually transmitted infections (STIs), HIV, unplanned pregnancy, and their complications. We work to assist young people especially women with improved access to training on business development and linkages to expand market opportunities.

 

Crisis Pregnancy Management
AFF upholds the fundamental and inalienable right of all human beings to life. In promoting this “culture of life”, our organization is not unmindful of the fact that circumstances may render the conception, birth and rearing of a child tumultuous. Therefore, for teenagers with unwed pregnancies (unplanned or crisis pregnancy), AFF intervenes to provide psychological, financial and rehabilitative support.

Health & Environment

Health Systems and Policy Research

Action Family Foundation promotes the generation of new knowledge and diffusion of same to solve the myriad of problems facing the health care delivery system in Africa. Accordingly, we partner with organizations of like disposition to advance research, training, capacity enhancement and alliances that strategically apply evidence-based interventions at the policy, programme and project design levels.

 

 

HIV and AIDS Prevention, Care and Support
The HIV/AIDS epidemic affects the core of society in various ways. The family suffers multiple dislocations because of the disease. Action Family Foundation is engaged in activities directed at its prevention and impact mitigation with family members and within communities. People are educated on basic HIV/AIDS topics, and encouraged to access counseling and testing services while advocating family and community care and support for persons living with the disease.

 

Maternal mortality reduction and Non-Communicable Diseases
Nigeria has one of the the worst maternal and child mortality and morbidity indices. The avoidable deaths, disabilities and diseases endured by families in rural and urban slum communities can be addressed through education, behavioural change communication and provision of accessible and affordable services. AFF intervenes in the following areas of Public Health: Emergency obstetrics care awareness and education; Cancer prevention education and awareness-raising including breast, cervical and prostate; Hypertension prevention and screening; Diabetes education and outreach screening; Lifestyle modification, andt others.

 

Environmental Care & Medical Waste Management
Action Family Foundation works to reclaim the human ecosystem groaning under various threats of degradation. Our organization advocates for wholesome environmental protection and sustainability. We promote health care safety and sanitary disposal of health care wastes

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