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Photo: Sheila McKinnon

"Africare truly cares for Africa."

Uganda’s First Lady

Janet Kataaha Museveni

Africare/Uganda

National Hand Washing Campaign
Donor: UNICEF
Implementing Partners: Ugandan Ministry of Water and Environment
Location: 30 districts nationwide
Purpose: Stimulate and sustain hand washing with soap among mothers/caregivers of children under 5.

Accomplishments:
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Trained and equipped 4,500 villages with Hand Washing Ambassadors
-Carried out national Training of Trainers

Technical Support to Orphans
Donor: USAID
Implementing Partners: International HIV/AIDS Alliance, MSH and UWESO
Location: Western Region
Purpose: Strengthen local governments, communities, CSOs and other private sector systems for delivery of holistic, high quality essential services for OVC and their households

Accomplishments:
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Reached 15,982 OVC with child protection, legal support and psychosocial support services
-Supported 162 sub-counties to conduct mapping of community OVC providers
-Assisted 845 parishes to develop and implement OVC action plans