• A GLOBAL HUB
    ON CHILDREN AND HIV

    Our mission is to improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable
    children through connecting the global community and providing
    the most up-to-date information on HIV and other adversities.

    Megan Collins for CRS

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Tree of Life: A workshop methodology for children, young people and adults

May 9, 2017

The Tree of Life is a psychosocial support tool based on narrative practices. It uses different parts of a tree as metaphors to represent the different aspects of our lives. It involves people drawing their own ‘Tree of Life’ in which they get to speak of their ‘roots’ (where they come from), their skills and… View Article

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Vulnerability Assessment Handbook for Economic Strengthening Projects

May 9, 2017

The ASPIRES Vulnerability Assessment Handbook for Economic Strengthening Projects provides guidance for implementers looking to understand the economic vulnerabilities and strengths of their participant populations. The handbook includes a framework for understanding economic vulnerability in the HIV context and common research methods for assessing vulnerability. The handbook brings theory to practice by reviewing field-tested tools… View Article

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Parenting, the other oldest profession in the world – a cross-sectional study of parenting and child outcomes in South Africa and Malawi

May 8, 2017

Cross-sectional analysis was done on data from the Child Community Care study in Malawi and South Africa to look at the relationship between situational factors such as poverty, mental health, HIV status, living with a biological parent, and stigma with good parenting and child outcomes. The results point to possible intervention points; Influences on parenting… View Article

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Lessons learned from evaluating care and support programmes for HIV-affected children and families in South Africa

May 8, 2017

A structured review was conducted of five evaluations on vulnerable children programs conducted by Tulane University in South Africa between 2010 and 2016. This brief summarizes the lessons learned from those evaluations such as keeping ethical considerations at the forefront, collaborating with program partners, and adapting evaluation designs to local contexts.

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