HEALTH

PROVIDING THE BEST HEALTH PROGRAMS TO SAVE LIVES

Our commitment is to improve the health of disadvantaged people, especially children with disabilities. We work closely with the Government’s Ministry of Health and the Rehabilitation department to ensure that every child can beat preventable and corrective and treatable illnesses. We provide services for mothers, and children through community health facilities and engaging with local community, we work to create demand for care through community mobilization using existing community-based structures.

Young people, HIV and AIDS

We work with young people to encourage behavioral change using sports and the arts through the “One Love One Enemy” campaigns. Our approaches employ the competitive, participatory, team-based and communicative aspects as it facilitates both knowledge acquisition and development of communication skills, leadership and life skills.   

Maternal, New-born, and Child Health

We use community-based approaches, such as peer and community mobilization support, and involve multiple stakeholders to promote the availability of and accessibility to quality and sustainable maternal and child health services. Our programs focus on reducing new-born and maternal mortality and reducing child mortality using interventions such as community education through dialogues and we create linkages to community health centres as to support the healthy transition of children to adolescence and adulthood.

Pediatric Health

By working closely with the Ministry of Health, government departments, traditional leaders and village health workers, we foster supportive relationships that enable high-quality technical assistance focused on priorities such as supporting children with disabilities and their families through interventions through referrals to corrective surgery, clinical outreach, (rehabilitation outreach), and awareness for pediatric Anti-Retro-viral Therapy.  

Safe water and environmental sanitation

We provide safe water sources, sanitation facilities, capacity building of communities in participatory health and hygiene education. 

Reproductive Health

Our program areas include family planning, sexual and reproductive health rights and provide the technology of sanitary pad making machines in support of menstrual health for girls and for progressive menstrual policies. This allows for the setting up of micro-enterprises for out of school girls and young women in rural areas.

Orphans and Vulnerable Children

We work to improve programs that address the basic needs, including health education, psycho-social support, family support mechanisms, rehabilitation outreach and nutrition support. 

Disaster management and emergency and response

We target food aid, training of civil protection units in disaster preparedness and response - facilitate capacity building of ward health teams in community response disease outbreaks and grassroots risk mapping for resilience building.

Nutrition

Our nutrition program combines nutrition and livelihood activities to reduce child hunger and malnutrition. Targeting highly food insecure households, it aims to increase local food production and household income, diversifying daily food intake and changing nutritional behavior of mothers and children.