Momentum Grows For World AIDS Orphans Day

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AIDS Orphans

So far 40 U.S. Mayors join hundreds more in global effort to support AIDS Orphans and all Orphans and vulnerable children.

As May 7, 2007, World AIDS Orphans Day (WAOD), nears almost 40 U.S. Mayors have already proclaimed WAOD in their cities in support of more humanitarian and health support for all orphans and vulnerable children (OVCs).


They join the global movement to support these children began by Albina du Boisrouvray, president and founder of Francois-Xavier Bagnoud International, an international non-governmental organization that focuses on OVCs.

Over the last six years, more than 600 mayors and city officials have supported the day in 40 countries.

The Boston Globe on Monday, April 9, 2007, in a special report from Jaipur, India, published a substantive article on Albina and her work, "She's adopted the world's AIDS orphans as her cause."