Project Objectives

The project will contribute to the improvement of the quality of health and education of the orphans in schools. Colleges and training institutions and improve on the quality of life of the communities, reducing on maternal and infant mortality rates and morbidity in the areas of the rural areas of the project areas. Act as service provider for HBC.

As a result of this project therefore, there will be increased awareness of the cause effect interrelation of life situations in the face of HIV/AIDs and increased practice of alternative behaviors in the prevention of HIV transmission resulting into behavior change.

Secondly, the project shall work to increase awareness to the beneficiaries in adolescent reproductive health issues. All this shall be targeting the Youths, Mothers Guardians, Caregivers and Teachers, giving accurate friendly information aimed at reducing the incidence of HIV while increasing community involvement in AIDS campaigns and education and improve on water sanitation hygiene.

The project will directly increase the knowledge and use of available options in adolescent reproductive health, HIV, STDs and STIS prevention, family life and health education and the effects of negative socio-cultural practices, negative peer pressure, acceptance and adoption of the HIV/AIDs orphaned children.

SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

  1. To contribute to the reduction of the incidence of HIV/AIDs, maternal mortality rate, and mobility, in the rural areas of the targeted districts by the end of the project.

  2. To improve on the quality of life of the orphans through creation of awareness in communities, education and taking care of their social well-being.

  3. To increase knowledge among the communities in how to identify and develop individual potentials especially for the young in a bid to reduce on redundancy which expose youth to risky behaviors and hence HIV transmission.

  4. To conduct 93 community awareness seminars in two years targeting to reach 210 people in the rural community, local leaders, guardians, care givers, orphans, religious leaders, women and youth groups of Buikwe, Kamuli and Mukono District by the end of the Project.

  5. To conduct 24 Behavior Communication (BCC) seminars benefiting 1680 youth in and out of School.

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  1. To training 100 Community health workers. First Aiders and Drugs distributors in the community.

  2. To train 40 peer educators and counselors.

  3. To involve community in campaign for water sanitation hygiene promotion.

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