The Group began in Gillingham in 2003 as a small self-help group for Africans infected or affected by HIV.

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Driven by passion, HACO support' and organises different monthly charity events all through the year.

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HACO leadership is blessed with a team of talented and experienced workers from different disciplines.

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Who We are


Health Action Charity Organisation (HACO) was established as a charitable organisation in the Kent area of the United Kingdom in 2003. We have been working to raise awareness of HIV/Aids and provide support to the African population within the Kent area.

We work in close partnership with the Medway Council public health Team, and our work here is highly valued. We are all aware that HIV is a problem in our communities and it is having a negative impact on families.

Help Us Achieve

Our Target each month is to reachout to all and sundry about the dangers of HIV. We offer FREE screenings.

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African parents are worried about the rate at which the young African born British are gradually forgetting the African heritage of giving respect to those regarded as elders of the community. With funding from Heritage Lottery, Health Action is embarking on this project titled “Elder respect among young adults: A cross-cultural study of Britons and Africans”. We need to understand the existence of meaningful cultural differences in the way the elderly is respected. To explore the current trends in the … read more

Do you know an elderly person who needs to socialise? This is a befriending scheme funded by Brook Trust through Kent Community Foundation to provide a regular weekend group activities for older people in Medway to minimise isolation in order to improve health and well-being. The group will meet every second Saturday of each month beginning from Saturday the 8th of May. Join us and make new friends.

A new Volunteering Network project was officially launched by Health Action Charity Organisation (HACO) in Gillingham on Saturday the 6th of February 2016. HACO an Organisation that work to improve the health and wellbeing of African communities to reduce health inequalities has received grant from money raised by HealthWhole through The Health Lottery. The Volunteering Network project will be targeting African people in the Medway area. HACO will be working with CTRIM to provide the programme which will include trainings … read more

– HIV prevention talk in a Rural area in Edo State, Nigeria. Noroware Osula Health Foundation was founded in 2005 by Tina Niye Murphy who is also the founder and Director of Health Action Charity Organisation (HACO) based in the United Kingdom. HIV and all aspect of health form the core of our services, we offer generic health services based on a holistic approach and our services are available to all communities. NOHF deliver high quality health promotion services, through the provision … read more

HACOMATCH is one of many Health Action Charity Organisation pet projects that connects individuals who are HIV positive. Members will have the opportunity to easily link and relate with each other and feel very special… Learn more