Who is behind PACANet?

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PACANet could not do what it does without the advice and financial support of a number of outstanding organizations.  PACANet wishes to thank and recognize the backing of the following agencies: Danish Mission Council Development Department (DMCDD) Danish Mission Council Development Department (DMCDD) is an umbrella organisation for Danish churches and church based organizations partnering […]

E-library

OnLine Library

In a bid to increase access to information, PACANet is glad to announce the new E-resource Centre. The e-library can be accessed over the internet from any location by simply visiting http://pacanet.net/elib

Progress

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 All across the continet PACANet is helping grassroots Christian organizations respond to the AIDS crisis. Click on the Situational Analyses for a given country to see the progress they are making.  

HIV and AIDS in Africa

HIV/AIDS is the worst catastrophe ever in Africa, and it is within the mandate of the Church to rid society of this devastating epidemic. The Church in Africa has gone through different phases in its response to the HIV/AIDS problem, from rejection, stigmatisation, discrimination, condemnation and denial of a Christ-like compassion. Today the response of churches that are engaged in addressing the AIDS epidemic are characterised by the principles of human dignity, solidarity and grace. Although Christian organisations have been acknowledged for their fight against AIDS, especially at the grassroots level, the church’s response has not yet been proportional to the magnitude of the epidemic.   Read More…

What's Happening

  • Train The Trainer workshop conducted in Sierra Leone

    PACANet conducted a Train The Trainer (TTT) workshop in Freetown Sierra Leone from 24th June to 5th July 2013. The training was at the request of the Network of Christian Response to HIV/AIDS in Sierra Leone (Nechras) with the aim of building and strengthening their trainer base.

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    Faith and HIV

    A persistent myth about churches in Africa and HIV is that there are significant numbers of preachers who encourage their followers not to take their antiretroviral drugs, commanding them instead to rely on faith for their healing.