Key achievements in 2012
- 8,284 children were treated for the most common killer diseases for under-5’s in the Nurture Africa Health Centres.(Including malaria, diarrhea, typhoid, pneumonia, measles etc.)
- Provided lifesaving HIV/AIDS care to 337 children and their HIV infected guardians.
- 6,599 people were tested for HIV.
- Three (3) government health centers, 20 Civil Society Organisations and 6 Village Health Teams capacity built to implement comprehensive health care referral system.
- 20 government health workers from Nabweru, Nansana and Wakiso Government Health Centres were educated on “best practice” provision of medical treatment .One hundred and one (101) teachers were trained in the thematic approach to the Ugandan Education Curriculum.
- 2,302 (413 Males, 1889 Females) guardians educated and 49 (18 Male, 31 Female) received a mosquito net
- 140 children and families (45 Males, 95 Females) received nutritional supplements.
- 560 vulnerable orphans and children receiving a good quality education
- Pilot project on adopting the “schools approach” to capacity building schools adopted, which will directly support over 700 of the most vulnerable school children.
- 239 child abuse and Gender Based Violence (GBV) cases have been followed up thoroughly with Nurture Africa’s assistance
- 9,584 guardians and children educated on child rights and how to deal with child abuse and GBV.
- Child protection referral system has been created with 99 partner Civil Society Organisations
- Nurture Africa’s Child protection policy has been disseminated to 50 partner schools and 23 Civil Society Organisations.
- 232 (29 Males, 203 Females) were trained and 216 income generation activity loans made.
- 1,837 (499 Males, 1,338 Females) were trained in will writing.