This case study offers an in-depth study of the Tumaini Home-Based Care Program model and identifies lessons learned that could be applied to other initiatives. While the Tumaini program addresses the needs of both people living with HIV as well as OVC, the case study is focused on specific services for highly vulnerable children, and their effects. The Tumaini model draws upon the potential of civil service organizations to respond to the needs of children, youth and families.
This case study describes the Salvation Army’s (TSA) Mama Mkubwa Psychosocial Support Program model, including challenges, successes, lessons learned and the way forward. The case study and report are focused on the program components that aim to strengthen community responses to the needs of vulnerable children and their families and provide psychosocial support for OVC.
This case study focuses on Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) OVC program model in Kenya and documents lessons learned that could be applied to other OVC initiatives. The Kilifi OVC project of CRS program aims to increase the capacity of communities and families and orphans to respond to the needs of OVC and increase local partner agencies’ capacity to deliver high quality and sustainable interventions. To accomplish these goals, CRS collaborates with the Archdiocese of Mombasa by providing technical and financial support.
This case study is a review of U.S. Pathfinder in Kenya’s OVC program model and documents lessons learned. Pathfinder International’s Community Based HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care, and Support Program (COPHIA) focuses on working with community-based organizations (CBOs). Program goals include strengthening the capacity of communities to identify children’s needs and to develop and implement activities focused on HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and support for OVC and persons living with HIV and AIDS (PLHA); and build the capacity of local organizations to manage and implement HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and support services.