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Action for AIDS Singapore (AfA Singapore)

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What does Action for AIDS Singapore (AfA Singapore) do?

Action for AIDS (AfA) Singapore is a leading independent organization of HIV and sexual health experts, dedicated to fighting AIDS/HIV infection in Singapore through educational programs, testing services, treatment initiatives, and welfare projects. Established in 1988 as a response to the global spread of HIV, AfA is recognized by IPC (Institution of Public Character) since 2004. With a staff of 13 and over 200 volunteers, they offer innovative support, welfare, and educational programs for those affected by HIV/AIDS.

Founded

1994

People

woon sac san saxone, terence ng chi hou, wong chen seong, benson yeo koon wee, roy chan, paul anantharajah tambyah, benedict jacob-thambiah, lye chien boon, cheryl ann yeo wen si, lee cheng chuan

Causes

Health & Wellness

Highlights

  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 1994
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Improving public awareness and understanding about HIV/AIDS through educational programmes, workshops, and campaigns.
  • Providing free anonymous HIV testing services to the community, promoting early detection and treatment of HIV infection.
  • Offering support and welfare services for individuals and families affected by HIV/AIDS, including counseling, financial assistance, and home care.
  • Advocating for policy changes and social inclusion for people living with HIV/AIDS, aiming to reduce stigma and discrimination in society.
  • Collaborating with healthcare professionals, government agencies, and other organizations to enhance the overall response to HIV/AIDS in Singapore.
  • Empowering volunteers from diverse backgrounds

Donation Income

Program Expense Ratio

This is the percentage of the charity's total expenses that are spent on its core programs. A higher percentage suggests that more money is going directly to the cause, rather than being spent on administrative or fundraising expenses.

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New Campaign • 2 October 2023