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    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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Retaining Adolescent Girls and Young Women in HIV Prevention Programming: A Review of Girls’ Clubs and Savings Groups in Mozambique

August 13, 2018

This report presents a description of the girls’ clubs and savings groups implemented by Project Força à Comunidade e Às Crianças (FCC; Child and Community Strengthening) of World Education International (WEI) and World Vision’s Strengthening Communities through Integrated Programming (SCIP) project. The two projects in Mozambique are implementing girls’ clubs and savings groups as part… View Article

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OVC Indicator Matrix: Measuring the Pathway to Better Outcomes for Children Affected by HIV

August 8, 2018

This overarching framework outlines the pathway toward better outcomes for children affected by HIV. The logic model, designed by MEASURE Evaluation, complements and incorporates a series of benchmarks for assessing achievement of household case plans and determining the readiness of orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) households to exit from OVC programs through graduation.

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Monitoring, Evaluating and Reporting PEPFAR’s Essential Survey Indicators for Orphans and Vulnerable Children Programs: Research Protocol Template

August 8, 2018

This protocol template is designed for organizations collecting the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Reporting (MER) Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Essential Survey Indicators (ESI) of the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It includes sections on background, study design, human subjects research, and fieldwork procedures for data collection of the nine MER OVC… View Article

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Tangible benefits to child well-being seen among households participating in savings and internal lending communities (SILC)

August 2, 2018

This brief shares data about the effect of savings groups — which CRS calls “SILC” (Savings and Internal Lending Communities) — on vulnerable households in Nigeria. Between August 2015 and September 2017, more than 1,100 SILC groups were formed within the CRS-led “SMILE” program for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC). The groups engaged nearly 25,000 members, including roughly… View Article

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