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Kenya and Uganda • The ‘Home Based Day Care’ project, operated by the African Network for the Protection and Prevention against Child Abuse and Neglect (), to provide affordable and accessible early childhood care and education programmes to children, including  orphans. • The ‘Community Support to  Orphans’ project operated in Kenya and Uganda by the Kenya Orphans Rural Development Programme and the Uganda Orphans Rural Development Programme, to strengthen family caregiving support systems for orphaned children, looking at health, nutrition, early childhood education, income-generation and information, and education and communication strategies for ⁄. • The ‘⁄ Behaviour Change Promotion’ project operated by the Christian Children’s Fund National Office in Nairobi, to conduct a baseline survey to identify the factors that impede the well-being of children in the face of ⁄, and to design appropriate strategies and interventions. • The ‘Participatory Training’ programme operated by the Kenya Institute of Education, to train district officers in early childhood education centres on ⁄. Nigeria • The ‘Child-to-Child Programme’ operated by Hope for the Village Child and Mother’s Welfare Group, to implement a comprehensive Child-to-Child programme, to alleviate poverty and improve  and living standards of 20000 young children in 35 targeted communities. South Africa • The ‘National Children’s Forum on ⁄’ sponsored by the National Children’s Forum on ⁄ Project in Cape Town, for children infected/affected by ⁄ to participate in workshops that encourage expression through art, poetry, essays, and so on. • The ‘Community Mobilisation for Child Care’ project operated by the Thandanani Association, to plan the expansion of Thandanani’s Aids Orphans Community Programme, that provides community-based care for children affected by aids through the establishment of Community Child Care Committees. • The ‘Children’ programme operated by Children that produces a bimonthly magazine covering national and international issues related to children’s rights and well-being, including ⁄. • The ‘Coordinated Orphan Responses’ project operated by the  Foundation of South Africa, to strengthen existing support systems to orphans and children who are vulnerable as a result of ⁄, and to ensure the necessary care and support from communities and government. Zimbabwe • The ‘Community Fostering’ project operated by the Child Protection Society to provide care and community fostering programmes to 250  orphans and 1,500 vulnerable children affected by ⁄. • The ‘Home-Based Orphan Support’ project operated by the Community Foundation for the Western Region of Zimbabwe, to support orphaned children in rural communities through home based care groups. • The ‘Child Welfare Programme’ operated by Inter-Country People’s Aid, to identify the needs of children in informal settlements to formulate a participatory plan of action to address children’s welfare. • The ‘Kuumba Netarisiro’ project operated by the Federation of Kushanda Preschools, to build the capacities of communities for early childhood education, as ⁄ orphans are being integrated into their village system to enhance their care. • The ‘Care Models in Farms’ project operated by the Farm Orphans Support Trust, to support an integrated programme of education, health, and family ties for orphan children. Thailand • The ‘Children and ⁄’ project operated by the Training Centre for  Awareness, to give all-around assistance to 60 children in five villages of Chiang Mai province whose parents are infected with . Some of the children are also infected and some are orphaned.

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An n u a l R e p o r t

Annual Report 2001  

The Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report for 2001. With reports on the Effectiveness Initiative, Tracer Studies, the Oscar van Leer A...

Annual Report 2001  

The Bernard van Leer Foundation's Annual Report for 2001. With reports on the Effectiveness Initiative, Tracer Studies, the Oscar van Leer A...