Reduce infant/child mortality, improve women’s health. Core component of the community-based malaria program is training families on key malaria practices. Promotes use of long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs), intermittent preventive treatment of malaria in pregnancy (IPTp), and correct and early management of malaria through a network of 72 community health workers in 12 neighborhoods. Improve health of children under five and pregnant women through promotion of malaria preventive services. Focus on training volunteers for community mobilization activities to raise awareness of key health and family practices, including malaria prevention.
Provide 42 weeks of structured curricula (on SDGs, Tolerance & Inclusion, Gender Equity, health, and malaria prevention) to boost youth life skills and public health capacity in partnership with National Basketball Association (NBA). Power Forward is in its 6th year directly benefiting 300 youth (150 boys and 150 girls) annually at 10 public and private secondary schools, plus 600 Peer Influencers – leaders and public health student educators (300 boys and 300 girls) at 20 adopted schools in one state/city. It works with youth aged 14 to 17 leveraging the draw of the sport of basketball to engage them.
Targeted Emergency Response and Support to Improve Resilience of Vulnerable Populations in High-Risk Areas: Targeting over 1000 beneficiaries , we are distributing cash transfer of inputs for agricultural production (seeds, fertilizer) of technical inputs for the development of livestock activities. Contribute to socio-economic stability of the Sahel region through creation and stabilization of jobs to support women and youth in Agricultural sectors. Fight food insecurity by distributing food to vulnerable households.
Increase access to compost for improved agricultural productivity and educate communities about use and benefit of compost derived from processed foods or household waste. Non-hazardous food related waste generated is converted to compost.
With Malnutrition Eradication Division (CLM in French), improve child nutrition (0-5 yrs) and pregnant and lactating women. Focus on achieving Integrated Management of Childhood Illness at Community level (iCCM). Contribute to reduction of malaria-related morbidity and mortality in 6 targeted health districts through strengthening of community interventions: 1) Sensitize large-population prevention and management of malaria; 2) Support diagnosis and management of simple cases and reference of severe cases; 3) Increase performance of the Malaria Control Program in the 3 regions. Provide food vouchers to over 30,000 beneficiaries in most vulnerable households in areas at risk during periods of extreme hardship resulting from low food stocks during “lean” season(s).
PanAfricare seeks to implement synergistic activities to improve the health, education and productivity of communities in Africa for the benefit of present and future generations. PanAfricare will build on all the experience Africare has gained over the past decades of its existence in order to continue to serve African populations.
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