Project agreement with FHI 360

MahibereHiwot for Social Development has signed project agreement with FHI 360 on October 15, 2017.
USAID Caring for Vulnerable Children program is going to be implemented in five towns at North Gondar ( Dembia and Debark towns)and South Gondar ( Debre tabor, Mekaneyesus and Nefas Mewucha tomws) Administrative Zones of the Amhara Regional State to reach 12292 vulnerable children and 6146 caregivers with the general objective of enabling HIV – impacted OVC to access comprehensive HIV/AIDS related and other services for improving health, nutrition, education, protection, livelihoods and psychosocial well-being at the targeted five weredas

MSD would like to thank FHI 360, USAID and the American people for their concern in improving the lives of vulnerable children and their care givers. It is committed to bring about the expected change by mobilizing the community and implementing the designed project effectively.

Number of OVC in target towns

 Region  Woreda/town Target beneficiaries
Amhara  Debretabor town  3,198
 Dembiaworeda  1,617
 Debark town  1,881
 NefasMewcha  town  1,256
MekanYesus town 4,340
Total 12,292

Below is an illustrative summary breakdown of the proportions by target sub-population.

Summary breakdown of the HIV/AIDS targets by sub population. USAID Caring for Vulnerable Children.         
Target Sub Population % of Total Enrollment Target CVC HIV Risk Assessment Referral for HCT Estimated HIV+ OVC to be linked for ART Followed for viral suppression
HIV Infected children 5% 615 615
HIV Exposed Children 3%  369 369 369 11 11
Affected Children (Children living in household with someone who is HIV+, based on adult TX_CURR 25%  3073 3073 2766 83 83
Affected AGYW 25%  3073 3073 2766 83 83
Children of FSW Based on the assumptions that 1/3 of the   Key Population FSW targets have 2 children 11%  1352 1352 1217 37 37
Street Children 0.1%   12 12 12 0 0.37
GBV Facility Children identified in facilities based on 1/20 of the number of children exposed to HIV 0.1%  12 12 12 0 0.37
Remaining Community: Children not captured in above subpopulations, OVC_SERV targets minus the sum of the above targets 30.8% 3786 3786 3407 102 102
Total 100% 12,292 11677 10549 316 931