This paper outlines a program (SIMBA) established to work with local AIDS Service Organizations (ASOs) in Zimbabwe to promote economic development in HIV/AIDS affected communities. Efforts to promote capacitiy building of organizations, self-managed and savings-based microfinance services, and basic business management training are described.
The study provides an overview of current policies and programs that address the educational needs of street children as well as an analysis of their needs. It identifies best practices, gaps, and challenges in education and makes recommendations for government policy and programs.
Provides a brief overview of child welfare reforms implemented in the ECA Region and the collective effort to move away from over-emphasis on institutional care through the Changing Minds, Policies and Lives Project.
Uganda Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development31 Dec 2003
This document is the official policy governing National Orphans and OVC of the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development (MGLSD) of the Republic of Uganda. The policy interprets a vision of a society where all orphans and other vulnerable children live to their full potential, where their rights and aspirations are fulfilled.
Help Age International and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance 1 Jan 2003
A publication by International AIDS Alliance and HelpAge International provides an overview of the issues identified by older people and orphans and vulnerable children themselves; examples of community-based programs that are improving the lives of older people and orphans and vulnerable children; recommendations that will help to prioritize orphans and their carers within HIV/AIDS and wider development policies, programs and research.
A manual which seeks to fill the gap in the methods of estimating the population of orphans and vulnerable children in developing countries. The manual includes thorough guidelines on sampling approaches.
Outlines the Butterfly Program in India, which utilizes to an empowerment approach to working with children living and working on the streets of New Delhi. Highlights the importance of child participation and rights.