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Joshua Volle

global health director
jvolle@pactworld.org

Sophia looks out over her pineapple garden in northern Tanzania.

One woman's journey to provide for her family

July 26, 2016
Two years ago, Sophia Stevens stood on the dusty path at the edge of her pineapple garden proudly showing off her quarter-acre plot. Every day she would walk the steep path to the garden from her...

Pact and Chevron launch integrated program to fight HIV and AIDS in Nigeria

July 18, 2016
Today, Pact and Chevron announced the launch of PROMOT II, a $1.5 million, two-year initiative to prevent mother to child transmission of HIV (PMTCT) in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. The initiative,...

Pottery and empowerment: A new beginning for a Ukrainian woman living with HIV

July 7, 2016
In her late 30s, Olha is a self-employed beginner potter. She dreamed up the idea of opening a pottery studio last year when she attended Studio of Opportunities, a livelihoods program for women...

Circumcision, soccer and HIV prevention in Swaziland

April 6, 2016
Persuading men and boys to get circumcised is no easy task. On top of fears about pain, it’s an uncommon, stigmatized procedure in this small African country of about 1.2 million people. But the...

On World AIDS Day and every day, Pact is keeping its promise to end HIV

December 1, 2015
This year’s theme for World AIDS Day is Think Positive: Rethink HIV. At Pact, we see lots of reasons to be positive. In Nigeria’s Bayelsa state, more pregnant women are being tested for HIV and...

In Nigeria, Pact and Chevron are preventing mother-to-child HIV transmissions

November 11, 2015
No woman wants to pass HIV to her unborn child. Unoma, a farmworker in Nigeria's Bayelsa state who had little understanding of the disease, is no different.

One mother at a time: Achieving an HIV-free generation

October 29, 2015
In partnership, Pact and Chevron are working to ensure mothers are tested for HIV and their babies are born HIV-free.

Yekokeb Berhan: Permagardening for nutrition

October 29, 2015
HIV and AIDS have left millions of children in Ethiopia orphaned or vulnerable. High-yield gardening is one way Pact is ensuring these these children and their caregivers have the proper nutrition...

New video to highlight Pact-Chevron partnership against HIV

August 7, 2015
In Nigeria, almost 150 babies contract HIV everyday. With testing and education for mothers, Pact and Chevron are working to change that - to achieve an HIV-free generation.  Soon, Pact will debut a...

For a 17-year-old runaway in Ukraine, assistance came just in time

June 15, 2015
After leaving home and dropping out of school, 17-year-old Nastya was on a bad path. For months, she’d been sleeping on Ukraine’s streets or staying with friends. She was frequenting a drug house,...

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