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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Beautician sisters from DREAMS

Vocational Skills Open Opportunities Among Young Mothers in Temeke

Leah, 19 (left) and Irene, 22 (right) are sisters from Tanzania. They both were forced to drop out of secondary school because of an unexpected pregnancy. Leah left school when…  Read More

Phoebe

Overcoming Hardships to Start a New Life

Abenoyo Phoebe lives with her widowed mother and siblings in Namalenya Village of Buwunga in Eastern Uganda. At 17, she became pregnant and dropped out of school. Phoebe lost hope in…  Read More

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