Welcome to OLPS Kenya

Welcome To OLPS Kenya Receive greetings from Our Lady of Perpetual Support For People Living with AIDS and Orphans OLPS. We are indeed glad to have you visiting our website. At OLPS we find pride in making simple miracles possible on the basis of providing hope for those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS catastrophe Read more

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Maternal & General Clinics In Session The focus of this activity area is to expand availability of quality TB/HIV care and treatment services to the community through a comprehensive collaborative framework with other service providers both at community and health care settings. Read more

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Pediatric Treatment OLPS works to support and strengthen pediatric ART services at OLPS health facility by building on pediatric HIV care ans support as well as optimizing identification and scaling up of treatment. Read more

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program The prospects for developing financial services to contribute to the mitigation of the economic impact of HIV/AIDS are quite promising. The impact of HIV/AIDS on the poor in terms of their ability to financially cope with the existing.. Read more

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program OLPS helps individuals identify their strengths and use the strengths to acquire what they lack. For example, most of the targeted beneficiaries have existing businesses and what OLPS does with the IGA scheme is to assist the beneficiaries with low interest loans Read more

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program Currently OLPS has a total of 40 individuals benefiting from this scheme. There are over 1,000 individuals in need of financial support to initiate a business to sustain their ever expanding needs, especially their own health and education for their dependents Read more

OLPS Garden

OLPS Demonstration Garden Description Read more

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program

Livelihood Support and Strengthening Program Training OLPS advances loans of between Kshs 5,000 and Kshs 10,000 to successful applicants. These loans are repayable after a specific period agreed upon by OLPS and the beneficiaries themselves. Read more

OLPS Water Project

Water Drilling Enabling access to safe clean water and sanitation facilities is one of the strategies identified by the community in improving their health standards of the community Read more

OLPS Bee keeping Project

Bee Keeping Project Description Read more

Pediatric care and support

Pediatric Care and Support:

While pediatric palliative care mirrors adult palliative care in many ways, issues related to the delivery of HIV palliative care for pediatric clients are different. The clinical course of HIV is more rapid in children, and mortality for infected babies is as high as 40 percent in the first year of life. Maternal antibodies make serologic diagnosis of HIV difficult in the first 18 months.

Unless virology diagnostic tools are available, this means that interventions such as cotrimoxazole prophylaxis and safe infant feeding must be initiated before diagnosis is confirmed. Children are dependent on adults for their care. These adults are identified, recruited, and educated as to how to care for the child.

Family-centered care is supported, and caregivers are encouraged to seek care and treatment interventions for the child. Certain symptoms are more common in children, including skin disorders, sore mouth, and convulsions. Some, such as pain, are more difficult to diagnose in children. Nutrition and growth are critical indicators of well-being, and of response to care and treatment. Failure to thrive is a key indicator of clinical deterioration. Safe infant feeding is a critical issue both for prevention and for care.

Our Partners

OLPS Programs

  • Health Care
  • Educational Support
  • Support to the aging
  • ART & Care Initiative
  • Emergency Relief & Aid

OLPS Contacts

Our Lady Of Perpetual Support

P.O. Box 3400

Kisumu, Kenya

Tel: +254 202030720 / 733 403 704

Email: info @ olpskenya.org