GAC4 PROJECT – WN-CARD / CARE International in Uganda

Lifesaving Protection, SRMH and WLiE support to vulnerable refugee and host women and girls in Rhino and Imvepi refugee settlements.
WN-CARD through support from CARE International with funds from Canada Government trained women, girls and Boys Hand on skills in Bakery making in the areas of Omugo Village 4&5 and in Lower Rhino Camp of Ariaze A &B, Simbili
WN-CARD through support from CARE International with funds from Canada Government trained women, girls and Boys Hand on skills in Hair Dressing skills in the areas of Omugo Village 4&5 and in Lower Rhino Camp of Ariaze A &B, Simbili
Cottage skills training going on with support from CARE International in Uganda with funds fron Canada Government under GAC4 Project in Rhino Camp Refugee Settlement and Imvepi Refugee settlement.
WN-CARD Selected and trained women / girls beneficiaries to acquire skills training in Hand bag making with support from CARE International in Uganda with funds from Canada Government under GAC4 project.
WN-CARD conducting Community Score card with the health workers, Community Leaders and Government official in generating Issues in Rhino camp and Imveoi Refugee settlement in GAC4 Project with support from CARE International and with funds from Canada Government.

Women displaying the Hand bags made in the women centres in Omugo Village 4 & 5

Goal:

To promote Psycho-social support, social, and economic resources to sustain emotional and physical well-being among people in ways that advance their aspirations and satisfy their needs in West Nile.

Objectives:

The Community health department in WN-CARD aims to improve the health and wellbeing of the communities in West Nile by:

  • Continue to enhance processes and procedures for the handling of sexual misconduct cases to ensure a systematic,
    coordinated, and victim-centered approach.
  • Strengthen guidance on addressing sexual misconduct.
  • Conduct training and awareness-raising on sexual misconduct
  • Strengthen outreach to communities and community-based feedback mechanisms (CBCM) to facilitate
    and improve SEA reporting and community engagement.
  • Enhance mechanisms to ensure PSEA and SH mainstreaming, in parallel with targeted efforts to address sexual
    misconduct.
  • Encouraging people to actively participate in their own health care
  • Working together with other primary health care providers such as general practitioners (GPs) to provide coordinated care
  • Liaising with other health agencies and service providers to fill service gaps especially for referrals.
  • Encouraging individuals and community groups to actively participate in the Organization’s activities, including service planning, fundraising and volunteer work
  • Promoting prevention of lifestyle-related diseases and conditions
  • Developing health care programs and activities to improve social and physical environments in our communities.

The programmes include:-

  • Health Education program
  • HIV/AIDS interventions
  • Prevention
  • Care and treatment and
  • Psycho-social support
  • A) Maternal child health promotion
  • Malaria in pregnancy and under fives
  • Promotion of early health seeking behavior
  • Promotion of good nutrition among pregnant mothers and under-fives
  • B)Reproductive Heath
  • Family planning
  • Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health
  • Sexual Reproductive Health Rights
  • C) Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Ensuring access to qualitative and quantitative water supply
  • Sanitation demand creation (CLTS, PHAST)
  • WASH Governance
  • Behavior Change Communication (BCC/IEC)
  1. D) Counseling Services in
  • Stress management
  • Alcohol and other substance addiction
  • Ageing and loneliness
  • Juvenile delinquencies

ACHIEVEMENTS

WN-CARD has also in partnership with World Action Fund (WAF) a sister NGO has distributed over 150 wheel chairs to aid movement for the physically disabled individuals including children.

Community Health at a Glance

Fig1: WN-CARD shines with her involvement in Community health in River Oli division , Arua Municipality
Fig2: WN-CARD shines with her involvement in Community health in River Oli division , Arua Municipality