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Current Projects, Partners, & Accomplishments

HIV/AIDS Prevention & Control

Partner: President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)

Empower Oyam Project

  • Organized a SOCCA camp in Loro Sub County where 1000 primary and secondary students were involved in various sporting activities coupled with HIV/AIDS awareness, education and testing services
  • Set up a youth friendly corner at Loro HCIII to increase HIV/AIDS service utilization among the adolescents and youth in Loro sub county
  • Provide IEC materials to Loro HCIII to reinforce HIV/AIDS service delivery

HOPE project (Oyam and Otuke district)

  • Organized PWDs in groups, trained them in areas of HIV/AIDS prevention, services utilization.
  • Trained PWDs on how to generate income with agriculture and also ensure food security at home
  • Provided them with agricultural inputs (groundnuts, soy beans, egg plants and tomato seed) to support them with food security and income generation

Partner: President’s Emergency Plan For AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), Dokolo North Initiative (DNI) & GlobeMed

Integrated Maternal & Child Health

Partner: Vitamin Angels

Health Initiative Village Oyam (HIVO) project (Oyam, Kwania, Dokolo and Otuke Districts)

  • Distributed medical supplies (multivitamins for pregnant and lactating mothers, Vitamin A for children under 5 years, and Albendazoles for both children). 
  • Conducted both community and facility based integrated and EPI outreaches in Oyam district; conducted health education sessions, immunization, malaria screening and treatment, and dispensing Multivitamins, Vitamin A and Albendazoles.

Livelihoods Project (Oyam district, Loro Sub County)

  • Provided apprenticeship on tailoring to the women tailoring groups on face mask making. 
  • Provided the members with materials for face mask making so that they make the masks and sell them during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funds generated would be ploughed back in their groups VSLA, with those who participated in the making of masks given a stipend for their efforts.
  • A total of 1800 face masks were made and sold off.

Agribusiness Initiative

Partner: Danish Ugandan Friendship Association (DUFA) & Agricultural Development Denmark Asia (ADDA)

Data driven initiative for organic soy bean farmers (Oyam and Kwania districts)

  • Organized farmers into groups and provided them with training on group dynamics and management.
  • Carried out a field mapping exercise using GIS MDC app with Smartphones to make monitoring and data collection easy.
  • Carried out the first phase of field monitoring and data collection exercise
  • Identified one certification agency to provide certificates to farmers recognizing them as Certified Organic Farmers. 
  • Conducted farmer group leaders’ training workshop on Organic Good Agricultural Practices who in-turn trained their group members
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