African Partnerships

To date, CAP/AIDS has partnered with more than 15 grassroots CBOs, in Uganda, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Tanzania and South Africa, engaging with them using a ‘learning through doing’ model of capacity building and providing resources in support of local efforts to reduce HIV-transmission, improve economic opportunities for HIV-affected women and youth, and address social determinants of vulnerability to HIV.

CAP-AIDS Uganda – A locally registered Ugandan NGO, CAP-AIDS Uganda has been our regional implementing intermediary on multi-country projects focused on Sustainable Livelihoods and Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission. Currently we are working with CAP-AIDS Ug to develop and deliver services at the CAP/AIDS Home of Hope in Boro Boro. Read More >

AHWA, Uganda – Founded by women in the community who were living with HIV and/or caring for the orphaned children the Aboke HIV/AIDS Women’s Association (AHWA) volunteers their time to educate community members about HIV and to provide counseling, care and support for each other as they faced tremendous challenges to meet basic livelihood needs and to care for children. CAP/AIDS has worked with AHWA to support sustainable livelihoods for orphans and caregivers, to provide ongoing HIV awareness activities and to develop their capacity to manage projects. Read More >

IMG_4214 - CopyNeedy Support Centre, Uganda – Operating in one of Kampala’s low income areas, the organizers at Needy Support Centre (NSC) – mostly caregivers to AIDS orphans themselves – came together to help the most vulnerable members of their community to be self-reliant. CAP/AIDS has been working with NSC to support sustainable livelihood development for AIDS-orphaned youth and caregivers to AIDS orphans as well as to support development of strong governance and project management capacity. Read More >

pippi buttonPippi Foundation for Girls, Tanzania – The Pippi Foundation for Girls operates Pippi House, a shelter home for street-involved HIV-vulnerable young women in Arusha, Tanzania. They currently house 30 women and 6 children and are supporting them to finish their schooling and develop employment skills so that they can build a healthy and sustainable future. Read More >

Obanga berObanga Bar Women’s Group, Uganda –  The group was formed by graduates from a livelihoods and HIV/AIDS Prevention project for HIV+ women. They realized they could to more together then alone and began reaching out to mothers to share knowledge, and these outreach activities then expanded to reaching out to the most vulnerable community members, expanding their work into livelihoods and more. CAP/AIDS is working with them to expand their capacity on livelihoods and their project management capacities. Read More >

Alumni Partners

Ethiopia: Anti-Malarial Association, HAPCSO, hope Bright Vision, Mekdim, HAPCSO, Tila Association of Positive Women

Malawi: Counselling and Youth Organisation

Tanzania: Moringe Plus Group, Nyinyiri Ya Ngama, Training Research Monitoring and Evaluation on Gender and AIDS (TRMEGA), Women in Action

Uganda: Agawata TBA Association, Dyer Tek, Lira Neighbourhood Women’s Association, Zion Women’s Trust


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