A woman reading medical documents

Safeguarding children, youth and vulnerable families during the COVID-19 pandemic

  The social and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are being felt in communities across Africa. We know from the evidence and our experience that violence against women and…

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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

Woman and her child getting HIV screening

Delivery of Health and Social Services to Vulnerable Communities in Mozambique

The estimated HIV adult prevalence rate in Manica, Mozambique, is 13.5% (IMASIDA). Among other things, the presence of a heavily trafficked border post contributes to Manica’s high HIV prevalence rate.…  Read More