Harrisburg, PA, February 12, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- American Foundation for Children with AIDS (“AFCA”) announced today the appointment of Robert Cipriano to the Board of Directors. Mr. Cipriano and AFCA have been exploring the many opportunities to expand AFCA’s work and impact throughout the continent of Africa over the past year.
Mr. Cipriano is the Chairman and Founder of IllumAlliance International Humanitarian Group, LLC located in Dallas, Texas and is also the Founder of Beyond Borders Internet TV (BBiTV). BBiTV is the premier worldwide global destination site on the internet for humanitarian, charity and philanthropy activity, media, news, entertainment and information updates and archives, and soon to offer via the world wide web full interactive chat applications and a social networking platform for humanitarians and philanthropists in the field and at home as well as a transparent donation facility for direct contributions to all manner of charitable organizations and humanitarian foundations.
In recent months AFCA was awarded a channel on BBiTV where their numerous videos and press releases are made available to the humanitarian internet viewers worldwide.
Tanya Weaver, Executive Director for AFCA, stated today that, "We are excited to have Mr. Cipriano join our team and look forward to a fruitful relationship serving the children of Sub-Saharan Africa. Mr. Cipriano brings many years of experience and a wealth of knowledge from which we and the children we serve can all benefit."
Mr. Cipriano said, "I am honored and humbled by this appointment and I take this opportunity very seriously. The children that AFCA reaches are precious and we, as a group need to continue to grow the sustainable projects that enable the children to receive care, medicine and love. I will take every measure to be a part of that realization."
About American Foundation for Children with AIDS
American Foundation for Children with AIDS is an independent international humanitarian aid organization established in 2004. AFCA is a 501(c)(3) not–for-profit organization incorporated in the state of Florida, USA. It has been certified Best in America by the Independent Charities of America and meets all 20 standards of the Better Business Bureau. AFCA’s mission is to improve the lives of children and youth struggling with the impact of the HIV/AIDS pandemic. We provide cost-effective relief, services, medical and social support, education and advocacy to help these individuals achieve their full life potential.
AFCA believes that true success is achieved through collaboration with qualified local professionals. To this end, we partner with the following agencies to deliver quality, donated anti-retroviral medications and supplies to HIV-positive children and their caretakers: Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda; Archdiocese Mikindani Community Based Health Care Program in Mombasa, Kenya; Voi Children’s Health Program in Voi, Kenya; ZOE in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, and St. Mary’s Mission Hospital in Nairobi and Elementita, Kenya.