LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y. — To provide HIV prevention, education, physical care and psychosocial support for young people in Namibia, United Nations Federal Credit Union recently donated $20,000 to the Sekolo Projects Inc., a secondary school teacher training project.

Although the national adult HIV infection rate in Namibia has stabilized at around 19%, the crisis of orphans and vulnerable children continues to grow, according to the $2.6 billion credit union. Some households with less than $85 in annual income have children that make up the secondary epidemic following HIV infection in a country facing economic devastation and an average life expectancy of 34 by 2010, according to the United Nations.

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