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Africare/Senegal

Community Health Project
Donor: USAID
Implementing Partners: ChildFund, CRS, Plan International, Enda Health and World Vision
Location: Ziguinchor, Sediou, Tambacounda, Kedougou, Kaffrine and St. Louis (Podor) regions
Purpose: Assist the Government of Senegal to provide a package of minimum health services throughout the country

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Reached 120% of targeted number of people with IEC/BCC family planning activities
-Delivered postnatal care to 11,127 newborns
-Assisted 6,410 deliveries with trained staff

Plan for Accelerated Action against Tuberculosis
Donor: The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria
Implementing Partners: Plan International, CRS and World Vision
Location: Sedhiou, Kaffrine and Tambacounda regions
Purpose: Provide home and health hut-based TB treatment to reduce TB in Senegal

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Trained 504 Community Health Workers
-Referred 58 TPM+ cases to trained health workers or for treatment

Program for the Fight Against Malnutrition
Donor: The World Bank
Implementing Partner: Fight Against Malnutrition
Location: Koumpentoum Department, Tambacounda Region
Purpose: Provide financial support through cash vouchers and training to women to reduce malnutrition in their families

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Observed weight gain in 52% of children of project beneficiaries
-Achieved 100% attendance of group discussions

Promotion and Diversification of Agriculture in Kaolack, Kaffrine, Kedougou and Tambacounda
Donor: USDA
Location: Tambacounda, Kaffrine, Kaolack and Kedougou regions
Purpose: Promote the production and diversification of agriculture, increasing yields and creating market linkages and agribusinesses

FY13 Accomplishments:
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Gave 328 loans to local borrowers totaling approximately $365,000
-Achieved 98% loan reimbursement rate