HIV Infected/Affected Daycare

What if HIV infected/ affected children, who are now being rejected, can find a safe place to support their development

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Founding Story: Share a story about a key experience or spark that helps the network understand why this project got started or a story about how you became inspired about the potential for this project to succeed.

Though born innocent, HIV+ children have to cope with problems and stigma attached. As most HIV cases in Indonesia are among injecting drug users, they are also impacted by parents’ drug addiction and prolonged family conflict. Lacking socio-psychological and health support in golden age period, they potentially become the next lost generation.

Which categories describe you? (the answer will not be public)

  • Asian (for example: Chinese, Filipino, Indian, Vietnamese, Korean, Japanese, Pakistani)

Location: Where is your organization headquartered? [State]

  • District of Columbia

Location: Where is your project primarily creating impact? [State]

  • District of Columbia

Problem: What problem is this project trying to address?

A data from Rumah Cemara shows that at least 300 children (Aged 0-19) are recorded as HIV+ in West Java. While some have accessed ARV Treatment, many have to cope with other opportunistic infections which include multi-drug combination for treatment. Vulnerability to side effects and lack of knowledge among home caregivers have caused these children to suffer health problem, and subsequent socio-psychological effect.

ur solution is Integrated Early Childhood Center for HIV infected/affected children, in which we provide: 1) Day care, respite care, and 24-hour emergency care in a safe, loving environment for children infected & affected by HIV/AIDS. 2) Parental education and caregiver training enhance the quality of care, and thus quality of family life. Included here referral to rehab program for parents with drug addiction problem. 3) Public education about HIV/AIDS to prevent the disease from spreading and to eliminate the stigma. In collaboration with other community resources the center will also prepare pre-school children for inclusion and entry into primary school

Is your model focused on any of the following traditionally underserved communities?

  • Other

Does your model work within any of the following sectors?

  • Childcare
  • Child and Family Services
  • Community Development and Empowerment

Year Founded


Project Stage

  • Idea (poised to launch)

Organization Type

  • nonprofit/NGO/citizen sector

Annual Budget

  • $1k - $10k

Evaluation results

3 evaluations so far

1. Relevance: Does this project seem to help children (ages 0 to 12 years) develop a strong sense of self, belonging, and purpose?

5 - Yes, this is great! The project lays out a strong, compelling case for how its model nurtures children’s wellbeing. - 0%

4 - It seems like a good fit, and the model talks explicitly about children’s wellbeing. - 33.3%

3 - I think so. The project seems related to children’s wellbeing, but the logic is vague. - 33.3%

2 - Not sure. The project doesn’t have much to do with wellbeing, or it doesn’t give enough information. - 33.3%

1 - Nope, this project definitely doesn’t fit the challenge brief (e.g., It doesn’t help kids younger than 12, isn’t in the U.S., etc.) - 0%

2. Innovation: Does this project tackle children’s wellbeing from a new angle?

5 - I loved this! The project describes a novel model that addresses important cultural or systemic barriers. - 0%

4 - This is pretty cool. The project is addressing an important problem in a new or compelling way. - 33.3%

3 - I feel like there’s something there, but I want more details about what makes it distinctive. - 0%

2 - It’s a good project, but I’ve seen others like it before. - 0%

1 - It was confusing or hard to tell what it made it different. - 66.7%

3. Social Impact: What is this project’s potential for creating positive social impact?

5 - Lots of potential. This project is achieving impressive results, and it’s growing quickly. It could absolutely inspire changes in the ways we approach caring for kids nationally, across sectors (e.g. childcare, healthcare, education). - 0%

4 - Pretty good potential. This project demonstrates significant positive impact so far, and it could scale regionally or nationally one day and fundamentally change how a system operates (e.g. childcare, healthcare, education). - 0%

3 - Budding potential. This project is creating local impact, but it would take a few adjustments before it could scale. - 33.3%

2 - Some potential. This project demonstrates some initial positive impact, but it would require major changes before it could scale. - 0%

1 - Limited potential. This project has great intentions, but it looks like it does not include key drivers of a shift towards children’s wellbeing. - 66.7%

4. Overall, how do you feel about this idea?

5 - This idea rocked my world. It’s awesome! - 0%

4 - This idea seems really exciting. With a little more polishing, it’d be among my favorites. - 0%

3 - I think the idea is great, but it needs some work before it moves onto the next round. - 50%

2 - I liked it fine but preferred others. - 0%

1 - It didn’t make my heart beat faster. Needs significant revisions. - 50%

5. Offer some feedback. Where should this participant spend some time revising?

DEFINING THE PROBLEM. Make sure to articulate the root causes or main barriers of the social issue your project addresses. (Founding Story, Problem, Solution). - 33.3%

CLARITY OF MODEL. Make sure to mention (a.) the beneficiary, b) the main activities, and c) how those activities drive social impact. Keep it streamlined! - 100%

MARKETPLACE. Make sure to research other players in this space and articulate how this project is different. I didn’t get a complete sense of how this project compares to others. - 66.7%

IMPACT POTENTIAL. Make sure to use specific numbers to describe what your project has achieved so far! And consider how you might scale the model or its insights, through partnerships, trainings, or franchising. - 66.7%

WRITING STYLE. Try to stay concise and make it vivid. Avoid jargon. - 0%

Nothing stands out! I thought it was great. - 0%

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Hi eppel eve - I lived in DC for a decade, working with my non-profits and know how instrumental this work is to advance wellbeing for children and families. Looks like your submission is incomplete - i don't see a section impact, value prop, etc. Really hope you are able to complete / publish it! Would like to read more! Good luck!