Finger, William

Journal articles
Journal articles | 2008

Addressing the needs of young adolescents

Worldwide, nearly 10 percent of people are ages 10 to 14, and in developing countries, the percentage is often higher (e.g., Uganda, 16 percent).1 Early adolescence marks a critical time of physical, developmental, and social changes.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2005

Football teams offer competition and education on HIV/AIDS

This project was started in the villages of Kenya and Tanzania with the spirit that sports reach many youth and can be developed in rural areas with less cost than holding meeting or conferences, which are tradionally HIV/AIDS intervention approaches.

Case Studies & Research
Case Studies & Research | 2005

Adolescents: orphaned and vulnerable in the time of HIV/AIDS

This paper first introduces the key issues regarding orphaned and vulnerable adolescents in the time of HIV/AIDS, including the developmental needs specific to adolescents. The second chapter summarizes the limited studies and programs working primarily with adolescents orphaned due to AIDS.