Siyakha Plus: Building Economic Opportunities and Improving HIV Outcomes for Young Mothers and their Children in Mozambique

Creating livelihood pathways for young women has generational benefits. It reduces vulnerability to HIV, early marriage and pregnancy, and gender-based violence; improves health and well-being; and increases economic resilience. In…

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WEI and JSI colleagues stand around an Adherence Conference banner in a large hallway.

Reflections on Person-Centered Care as Key in HIV Treatment Adherence

“Over and over, we see stagnating viral load suppression among children,” says Baker Sserwambala, the orphans and vulnerable children strategic information and program director of the USAID Integrated Children and…  Read More

Two young women dressed in yellow stand side by side, leaning and smiling, against an open rural background.

Bantwana Resources for Women Deliver 2023

Welcome Women Deliver 2023 participants! The theme of WD2023 is Spaces, Solidarity, and Solutions. Similar to this conference, the Bantwana Initiative also works to “create spaces that foster solidarity for…  Read More

Two young women are sitting next to each other with notebooks in their laps and are engaging in conversation.

Providing Mental Health Support for Internally Displaced Persons

Mozambique continues to experience the impact of climate-related disasters and ongoing conflict and insurgency in the northern province of Cabo Delgado, which has threatened peace and fueled a severe humanitarian…  Read More

Bantwana Resources for Adherence 2023

Welcome Adherence 2023 participants! Thanks for visiting this page of relevant Bantwana resources relating to our strategies for HIV prevention and response, particularly among children, adolescent girls and women, and…  Read More

Young girl, Barbra, sits with her mother and PSW on either side against a brown stone wall.

The Story of Barbra: Restoring Hope and Life Prospects

Like thousands of young people across Uganda, teenager Barbra’s education and daily life have been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to massive learning interruption, the country’s extended,…  Read More