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HIV Prevention & Education Interventions
An important part of our work in the community is to raise awareness about HIV, its prevention and encourage individuals to fight stigma in the community. This is delivered in partnership with centre staff, schools and clinics.

Nutrition
An essential service our partners provide is daily nutritious meals to children attending our daycare and aftercare programmes. Food parcels are also delivered to those children who cannot access the service, with a focus on vulnerable child headed families.

We also support food gardens, enabling our partners to grow their own vegetables, which are used to feed the children and sold to raise funds for the centres. The children take seedlings home to start their own gardens ensuring ongoing food security.

Access to Care
Many of our centres have on-site clinics and our care workers also conduct home visits. Children's health is monitored, immunisations ensured and those who need medical care are referred to clinics or health centres. This monitoring includes growth monitoring, and our care workers can refer vulnerable children for clinical nutritional support if necessary.

Our newly launched Wellness Wagon, a mobile testing clinic, will allow us to reach more children in rural communities and provide them with high quaity healthcare.

Psychosocial Support
Tailored individual and group psychosocial support helps children to cope with bereavement and helps them to live healthier, happier lives.

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