HEALTH

The volunteer works with youth where he conducts life skills trainings and Business trainings. He has also participated in Rwenzori child care implemented project for an HIV Prevention project in Ruboni , Ibanda and Bikone villages aiming at reducing new HIV infections in the valley of Ruboni. With integration of the specific knowledge, skills and general information on HIV/AIDS prevention was paramount through behavioural, biomedical and structural interventions.
The project was being implemented through Community dialogues and engagement meetings, training of peer educators, condom distribution, access to and utilization of HCT services, and mitigating underlying socio-cultural, gender based and structural drivers of HIV/AIDS. The project also created awareness on consequences of widow inheritance, polygamy, early marriages as well as economic empowerment for women through agricultural income generating activities. Under the project, there was also strengthening co-ordination, networking, referral and collaboration of HIV/AIDS services with other players in the district.
Rwenzori child care helps in counseling of the community (youth) about the prevalence’s of HIV/AIDS and also through the project it implemented, it provided condoms to the community thus reducing on the transmission of HIV/AIDs within the communities.
Rwenzori child care also gives vitamin A supplements and de wormers to children in its operating areas with the aim of improving on the healthy status and nutrition of the children; it also gives advice to mothers and families on how to live a healthy life through having nutritious meals and balanced diet so as to reduce on the malnutrition of children in families.
Rwenzori child care in connection with BIMI is going to be able to give vitamin A supplements and De wormers to children of 6months and 59 months in Ruboni, Bugoye and Muramba,mihunga,kikokira villages.
economic strengthening activities where he has set demonstration gardens with beneficiaries in community. He has a project that is running in Ruboni village Ibanda Parish Bugoye Sub County rehabilitating of waters sources.
Rwenzori child care provides opportunity to all willing individuals who are willing to volunteer in community work. It also accepts internship students who are willing to train from the Organization.
Rwenzori child care in connection with Ranae's pad project is training women and young girls how to make sanitary pads and how to use them.

 

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