Photo of three beneficiaries participating in a Stop the Bus event in Zimbabwe. Photo by Joshua Kumunda.

Retaining Girls in School: Bantwana’s Early Warning System Identifies Adolescents at Risk of Dropping Out

Across sub-Saharan Africa, adolescent girls and young women are among the most vulnerable: they are at the front lines of the HIV epidemic, suffer disproportionately from sexual violence and harmful…

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Anjo - CCW

Community Case Workers: A Critical Source of HIV-related Information for Communities

My name is Anjo Francisco and I volunteer at ANDA as a lead case manager for the FCC project in Mozambique. I directly support forty beneficiaries in the 7 de Abril neighborhood,…  Read More

Caregivers and AGYW attend a One-Stop event in Mozambique.

Delivering Health and Social Services in Beria City, Mozambique

WEI/Bantwana and partners delivered 5,642 health and social services during a One-Stop event in Beira City, Mozambique. In late June 2018, Bantwana, through the USAID-funded Força à Comunidade e Crianças…  Read More

Patience Ndlovu at IAS

The 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018)

In July, more than 16,000 researchers, advocates, policy makers, funders and community leaders from over 160 countries gathered in Amsterdam for the 22nd International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2018). Participants contributed…  Read More

Rose with her grandmother

BETTER Opportunities for a Young Mother and Her Family

Rose* is an 18-year-old girl living in Alibi A village in Loro Sub-county of Oyam District in Uganda. Rose lives with her mother and her 14-month-old baby. When Rose finished…  Read More

Woman baking bricks

Building Economic Resilience for Mothers and Caregivers of Adolescent Girls: One Step Forward

Poverty seems like an unexplainable phenomenon in Bashey village of Karatu District in northern Tanzania. With one planting season that lasts hardly three months per year, reliance on farming enterprises,…  Read More