The goal of our project is to improve the lives of women and teen mothers impacted by HIV/AIDS through social economic empowerment; Psycho-social support: During the implementation period of this program, beneficiaries will receive counselling sessions to restore hope for life, healing, and cope with the trauma. teen mothers will be trained on Gender Based Violence prevention, Sexual and Reproductive health. The will be done a vocation training centre of sewing, tailoring and hairdressing.
According to 2016 UNAIDS HIV/AIDS, it estimated around 210,000 adults aged 15 years old and above lives with HIV in Rwanda. teen mothers affected with HIV currently lacking suitable education or skills to be able to support themselves and their children. Furthermore, these young mothers who have been abandoned by society have trauma, and lost the hop for future. Their kids are facing malnutrition, stunting. Street children are so many around in the city, no attending schools etc.
This project will solve the problem of teen mothers living with HIV/AIDS , poor marginalized and rejected by their families. The target populations are women and teen mothers affected by HIV/AIDS and their families from Masaka Sector, Kicukiro District
1. Prevention of child abandonment: A mother who has the means to provide to her child and social support system, and solid, ongoing counsel will be far less likely to abandon her child 2. Prevention of additional street children: When these women have capacities of caring for their babies, not only will they have no need to abandon their children, the children will have less propensity to choose life in the street due to hunger and family dysfunction 3. Restoration of dignity and humanity.
This project has provided additional documentation in a DOCX file (projdoc.docx).