Empowering Young Women Entrepreneurs in Mozambique

Both Ana Paula (24) and Rosinha (21) grew up in the same town of Chimoio — and in similar circumstances of economic hardship, negative gender norms, and domestic violence. But…

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It really does take a village . . . How holistic, community-based care helps HIV-positive youth live healthier lives

[caption id="attachment_3636" align="alignright" width="540"] Kato (right) and his grandmother (left) are discussing the timing of medication with para social worker Baker (middle).[/caption] When his mother died of HIV/AIDS in 2017,…  Read More

Parenting Group in Uganda Helps Community Meet Basic Needs

When schools in Uganda reopened after Covid-19 closures, one community realized that a significant number of children had not returned to class. Some parents who didn’t send their kids back…  Read More

A Day in the Life: Meet Martha, a Para Social Worker in Uganda

Para social workers (PSWs) play a critical role in strengthening community resilience for the protection of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC), particularly those living with HIV. PSWs act as a…  Read More

Girls Overcome Barriers to Invest in Better Futures

October 11, 2022, marks the 10th anniversary of the International Day of the Girl Child with this year’s theme being “Our time is now – our rights, our future.” Girls around…  Read More

Bantwana’s Global AIDS Response Activities – IAS 2022

Welcome IAS 2022 participants! Thanks for visiting this page of relevant Bantwana resources relating to strategies for last-mile coverage and HIV epidemic control as well as essential economic strengthening initiatives…  Read More