Vision
For the most vulnerable children in Uganda to lead productive lives and become positive influences on society.
Contact Us

Kevin Murphy,
Volunteer Coordinator
Email:
kevin@nurtureafrica.ie
Phone:
00353 (0)1 5424177

Gavin Hennessy,
Volunteer Coordinator
Email:
gavin@nurtureafrica.ie
Phone:
00353 (0)1 5424178

Baluka Harriet
Uganda HR Manager
nurturejobs@yahoo.com for enquiries from residents of Uganda

Address:
Nurture Africa
157 Thomas Street
Dublin 8
Ireland

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Targets 2014

 

Health

  • Provide Primary Health Care (PHC) to 15,000 Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nurture Africa’s Paediatric Health Centre.
  • Provide anti-retroviral medication, (anti-HIV) treatment and psycho-social support to 600 HIV infected children and 700 HIV infected Guardians and adolescents.
  • Provide Counselling and Testing for HIV to the most at risk populations (MARPS) 
  • Construct “Phase 2″ of the Nurture Africa Health Centre.
  • Provide safe male circumcision to 2,500 boys and youth.
  • Provide 200 HIV infected adolescent girls with sexual and reproductive health services.
  • Provide emergency post-exposure medication and emergency contraception in 4 health centres.
  • Provide TB care to all HIV infected people who require such treatment.
  • Provide ante-natal care to all HIV pregnant females on the Nurture Africa programme.
  • Provide reproductive health services to all mothers with registered children on the Primary Health Care Project.
  • Provide cervical screening to all females.
  • Immunise 1500 children under the age of 5 years.
  • Provide nutritional supplementation to all identified malnourished children.
  • Provide education to HIV infected mothers on post birth mother to child transmission (PMTCT)
  • Educate HIV infected girls and adolescents on HIV prevention, safe sex practices, condom distribution and family planning.
  • Capacity build community leaders to speak against HIV related stigma and discrimination at community level.

Education

  • To provide Educational support to over 1200 children.
  • Ensure over 10,000 children access literacy services through Nurture Africa Libraries.

 

Sustainable livelihoods

  • To provide 150 guardians, 100 HIV infected adolescent girls and 50 unemployed youth with the skills and resources to start or improve an income generating activity.
  • Provide ‘will making’ and birth certificate attainment workshops to 2500 guardians of orphans and vulnerable children.

Children’s Rights & Gender Equality

  • Continue to work with 65 schools towards “Making Corporal Punishment History” and renew commitments to the Nurture Africa Child Protection Policy.
  • Assist in the development of 10 village Child Protection Committees.
  • To ensure that 15,000 children, women guardians, teachers, police and community members are educated on children’s rights, gender equality, how to report child abuse and alternatives to corporal punishment.
  • Assist police and local council to follow up on child abuse and gender based violence  cases in relation to rape, defilement and corporal punishment.

 

Volunteering
 
  • To host 120 volunteers from Ireland and the UK in Uganda.

 

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