Supporting Grandparents

Supporting grandparents

 50% of AIDS orphans are cared for by grandparents

In sub-Saharan Africa alone, over 11 million children have lost one or both parents to AIDs. Around the world, half of AIDs orphans are cared for by their grandparents.

It's common for people to move from the countryside to the city or abroad, in order to find work - and it's not always possible to take their children along with them.This has meant  that extended family and some cases grandparents alone shoulder the largest responsibility of care of the children left behind. 100 million older people live on less than 60p. In developing countries, only 1 in 4 people have access to a social pension. That means that they must work, often this means returning to farm and till land by hand or    doing poorly paid and unsafe work.

Triumph Africa  currently supports  grandparents who are the main guardian of double parent orphans in Zimbabwe and Sierra Leone by short term sponsoring of school fee and levy payments*. For the long term we assist grandparents through the application process of obtaining and securing longterm schollarships. We also provide the children enrolled onto our  programmes with school supplies and  basic healthcare insurance* .

*Terms and conditions apply &  subject to availability

 What we do

Primary education scolarships

School supplies

Basic healthcare cover


27 Old Gloucester Street London,  WC1N 3AX


Shankuru Estate

Glen Esk Road, Box 307


302 Princes Place

Cnr 9th & Livingstone

Triumph Africa is a charitable company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales registration number 10938884

Email:    Tel: +(44) 20 3670 4406

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