Kenyan aid organizations are hard-pressed to find funding for AIDS treatment and prevention programs as donor support for such activities wanes.
The Kenya AIDS NGOs Consortium said the country’s Ministry of Finance has turned down its request for financial assistance, the Daily Nation reports. KANCO, which includes some 1,200 organizations, said the ministry cited lack of sufficient resources due to a decline in donor funding.
Evelyn Kibuchi, KANCO’s tuberculosis manager, told Daily Nation the ministry’s rejection of the request could force smaller groups to either explore innovative financing sources or fold.
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