QUICK START POVERTY IMPROVEMENT
- By: NOMVUYO BEAUTY MUNYU
- Short URL: https://www.backabuddy.co.za/poverty-improvement
we provide OVC with Daily Mobile Feeding scheme,Monthly Foodparcel distribution,Sanitation Pads to OVC Youth(12-17years) Girls once a month .Twice a year clothing and school shoes distribution,Capacity building training for people with disability
-good school attentance records.A reduction in school drop-out rates and increase in number of OVC completing Matric.Promoting self-sustainability.Expected Benefits . “The feeding scheme most critical aid in lifting OVC out of poverty. Not only does it provide sustenance to children in their critical growing years, but it also provides them with a major incentive to go to school, and allows them to focus better on their lessons.” Lack of nutritional health 48% of households in the area have no income or money for food. This affects children in the following ways: • they can not afford to eat even foods with a low nutritional value • this makes them more susceptible to infection and disease • micronutrient deficiencies are prevalent in disadvantaged communities and rural areas.
1. The majority of OVC(5-17years) and their Primary care givers(Youth,Women,Grannies and their siblings) at disadvantaged communities live precariously as a result of many issues high levels of poverty unemployment, HIV/Aids which have been exacerbated by the global economic and financial crisis and little industrial growth, high incidence of disease, primarily HIV, Aids, Tuberculosis and skin disease due to malnutrition, social and political conflict recurring natural disasters such a draught and floods.
2. With an estimated 3.5 million of them in disadvantaged communities living with HIV/AIDS epidemic is creating large number of children growing up without adult protection or financial support of 3million are children nearly 92% have lost one or both parents. More than 448,000 children have lost both parents, while 122,000 children are estimated to live in child-headed household. Whereas most OVC live with and cared by grandparent or a great-grandparent, others are forced to assume caregiver and provider roles without adequate protection and care. These OVC are more susceptible to child labour and to sexual and other forms of exploitation increasing their risk of a acquiring HIV infection.
3. 90% of children living in these areas are orphans and vulnerable and where not attending ECD, no primary care giver and secondary care giver, no mobile clinic library ,nutrition, food security, no support and parental lack of knowledgement since most are ill due to up mentioned issues . Effective beneficiaries’ participation is practically indispensable to render a project successful
4. Monday to Saturday child support and developmental support with 9 full time employees and 21 volunteers (getting monthly stipend) (Job creation and sustainability plan} since there is no income from these families.Siyakholwa reached through services directly (mobilizing plan) targeting the poor household for Daily feeding scheme and monthly foodparcel distribution. We use Home-visiting with capacity building training (Community Support structure) In so doing we promoted the creation of large number of jobs for these underprivileged communities( empowerment).We do not get any support and funding from Gauteng Government. We have infrastructure deficiencies and this impacts our ability to access support and funding from government for OVC department.
5. 99% of our beneficiaries are HIV positive ,Siyakholwa Support Care Center interfaces between HIV/AIDS beneficiaries and infectious diseases supporters and addressing their needs most effective responses to the HIV pandemic in disadvantaged communities.The organisation purpose is to directly address the HIV/AIDS pandemic by providing access to education,debate,information,treatment refferral , nutrition,food security ,job creation projects and families on-going support . All our Mobile programmes are in disadvantaged communities where HIV/AIDS,poverty are in high level and death rate is high due to lack of knowledge .We have played a central role in mobilising an affective,multi-sectoral response to poverty and HIV
6. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES PROGRAMMES:
DISABILITY IN SOUTH AFRICA PROVIDES ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, OUR SERVICES AIMED AT ADDRESSING THE NEED FOR EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES WITHIN THE OPEN LABOUR MARKET IN THE SA CONTEXT. WE WORK TOGETHER WITH LFP GROUP OFFER ACCREDITED
- May 12, 2020 - R 20.00
Let flatten the curve" - Milton
- Apr 27, 2020 - R 2 000.00
- "Keep up the good work" - Anonymous
- Apr 05, 2020 - USD $ 53.22
- "Keep up the great work." - Phillippa Emmerich
- Mar 30, 2020 - R 10.00
- "Keep up the good work" - ON
SIYAKHOLWA SUPPORT CARE CENTRE
Siyakholwa support care centre was established 2010, bylaws and government obligation registered with DSD and SARS for public benefit organisation under sectiona18.
Direct focus areas OVC and their primary caregivers (youth, women, people with disabilities) in disadvantaged communities .providing services in our centre and mobilizing and strengthening the capacity of affected disadvantaged communities to address the needs and challenges facing orphans and vulnerable due HIV/AIDS. We provide education, capacity building, feeding scheme, clothing, food security
People with disabilities learner ships referral, primary health care services, the majority of children in disadvantaged communities and their primary caregivers live precariously as a result of many issues ,high levels of poverty, unemployment, HIV/AIDS which have been exacerbated by the global economy and financial crisis, little industrial growth, high incidence of disease.90% of children living in these communities are orphans and vulnerable and where not attending any childhood development programmes, poor nutrition.
Estimated 1.7million people in disadvantaged communities living with HIV/AIDS epidemic is creating a large number of children growing up without adult protection or financial support of 1million are children nearly 92% have lost one or both parents. More than 4480 children have lost both parents, while 1220 live in the child-headed household. Whereas most OVC lives with and cared for by grandparent or great-grandparent, others are forced to assume caregiver and provider roles without adequate protection and care.
these OVC are more susceptible to child labour and to sexual and other forms of exploitation increasing their risk of acquiring HIV infection.99% of our beneficiaries are HIV/AIDS positive.
Siyakholwa supports care centre interfaces between HIV/AIDS beneficiaries and infection diseases. supporters and addressing their needs the most effective responses to the HIV epidemic in disadvantaged communities.
The organisation purpose is to directly address the HIV/AIDS epidemic by providing access to education, debate, information, treatment referral. nutrition, food security, job creation programmes and families on-going support. all our mobile programmes are in disadvantaged communities where HIV/AIDS, poverty is at a high level and the death rate is high due to lack of knowledge. We have played a central role in mobilising and effective multi-sectoral response to poverty.
We do not get any support and funding from government., we also have infrastructure deficiencies and this impacts the ability to access support and funding from government