Help EFA become an independent organization
December 21, 2013 | Add Comment

EFA is at a crossroads, and we need your help!
For the next six months, EFA International will be coordinating an ambitious capital campaign to help provide EFA Cameroon with the solid foundation it needs to …

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News from Cameroon

Our self-sustaining HIV+ youth groups fight stigma and provide professional and personal growth opportunities.

News from Rwanda

A community garden provides education and nutrition for people orphaned by HIV/AIDS and the Rwandan genocide.

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EFA relies on the volunteer time and financial support of generous people like you. How can you make a difference?

Spotlight on People

From the front lines to behind-the-scenes, meet the people who are fighting the good fight for youth affected by HIV/AIDS.

How Education Fights AIDS

Education impacts individuals, families, communities, nations, and the globe.

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EFA’s 2012 Annual Report available
February 8, 2014 | Add Comment

 

We’re pleased to share EFA International’s 2012 Annual Report, available in French.

2012 Annual Report (French) (.pdf)

Nurturing the Talent From Within: EFA Welcomes Peer Education Trainers
April 28, 2012 | Add Comment
Nurturing the Talent From Within: EFA Welcomes Peer Education Trainers

When I arrived as the next Peace Corps Volunteer to serve with EFA International, it was clear this program was a huge success. Members felt empowered and attitudes and behaviors of both HIV-positive and HIV-negative people in the community were changing. I thought to myself: this is great, but how can it be better? I realized, the previous Volunteer had created this empowering and effective program, but now my role was to make it sustainable, to make it EFA’s program and not the Volunteer’s.

2011 Year in Review
December 23, 2011 | One Comment
2011 Year in Review

In early December, I celebrated a one-year milestone as both a Peace Corps volunteer and as Technical and M&E Adviser for Education Fights AIDS International (EFA) in Cameroon. Reaching such a milestone seems to necessitate …

Achieving an AIDS-free Generation
December 1, 2011 | Add Comment
Achieving an AIDS-free Generation

Treatment or prevention?
In the absence of a cure for HIV, for the past 30 years this question has been the center of debate. For those of us who have dedicated our lives to the …

Positive prevention takes a community: The Power of Peer Education
October 18, 2011 | Add Comment
Positive prevention takes a community: The Power of Peer Education

By Rachel Hoy Deussom – Chair, EFA International Board of Directors

Irene* is petite, with almond-shaped eyes and a brillant smile. She is married with one child and an eighth grade education. Irène is HIV-epositive. These …

How I Found My Will to Live: Doumtigai’s Story
October 18, 2011 | Add Comment
How I Found My Will to Live: Doumtigai’s Story

By Doumtigai Guibai, translated by Gena Barnabee – EFA Peer Educator

EFA Peer Educators at gender training in Maroua
My husband died from a disease that we didn’t understand; after medical exams, the results showed that we …

Circle of Love brings success
October 5, 2011 | Add Comment
Circle of Love brings success

It is impossible to hide how proud I am of the ever-so-brave members of the Education Fights AIDS youth associations.  This story is about Djingui a member of our AJEPS association and the one who …