“To donors, it's a program, but to us it's a ministry”

The effects of donor funding on a community-based Catholic HIV/AIDS initiative in Kampala

Louise Mubanda Rasmussen

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Combining social movement approaches to resource mobilization and collective identity, this article investigates the role of external material resources in shaping the direction of collective action against HIV/AIDS within the Kamwokya Christian Caring Community (KCCC), a Catholic community-based initiative in Kampala. From its origins in the late 1980s as a community of Christians providing “holistic care” to people living with HIV/AIDS, the KCCC has in the wake of increasing external funding been transformed into a professional development non-governmental organization (NGO). In the process, the ideals of holistic care have gradually been overshadowed by neo-liberal development rationalities and bio-political concerns. The article therefore argues that successfully mobilizing donor funding can have unintended consequences for the nature of religious collective action against HIV/AIDS.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftCanadian Journal of African Studies
Vol/bind47
Udgave nummer2
Sider (fra-til)227-247
ISSN0008-3968
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 17 dec. 2013

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