This HIV/AIDS is being funded by USAID and its components include:

i. Household economic strengthening –Targeting household of OVC where are trained on SILC, supported in establishing small business to improve their income.


Teresia Wairimu providing support to caregivers at Kalkacha village of Tana River

ii. Education – The project is supporting the training of primary school teachers on life skills and implementation of life skill clubs in school. Other activities include provision of sanitary pads, uniforms, shoes and stationary.


Project staff sorting shoes for distribution


Supporting the girl-child education

iii. Food and nutrition - The project carries out nutrition assessment of OVC at the household level, provide nutritional counseling, support in minor irrigation farming, kitchen garden and multi-storey gardening.

iv. Health - The project organizes for medical check-ups and HCTC for the OVC and community. OVC and HCBC clients in need of treatment are supported by the project.


Community members attending mobile counseling and testing

v. Shelter and care - The project assesses houses of OVC to ensure that they sleep in dry place away from wind and rain. For houses that needs repair are supported by the project. The project also distributes Mosquito bed nets, mattresses and bed sheets to the most needs OVC.


This house has been identified for repairs, the iron sheets are leaking and part of the wall is falling down.

vi. PSS (Psycho-social support) and protection – The project support kids club and support groups meetings. The activity provides emotional support, experience sharing and learning on how to live positively.

The project supports OVC to acquire birth certificates and train parents on how to write their will. This enables OVC access education and the right to inheritance.


OVC participating on tug of war during station day at Laza Primary - Hola.


One of the Support group meeting for drug adherence and positive living.

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About KESHA Care

Kenya Sustainable Health Aid (KESHA) is not for profit organization working in Mwingi, Tana County and Lamu County. The organization was registered in 2008 by the Government of Kenya. In its operation KESHA has partnership with over 72...Read More

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