Daily Archives : May 12, 2014

DRC Start up Workshop

Sustainable WASH in Fragile ConTexts (SWIFT)  Background The Oxfam-Tearfund Consortium was awarded a Contract under the DFID-funded WASH Results Programme (WRP). Africa AHEAD is an Implementing Partner within this Consortium. DFID has demanded that specific emphasis be given to issues around Sustainability & Value for Money (VfM) for each of the various WASH components of…

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Africa AHEAD – Zimbabwe

Name of Organization: Africa AHEAD – Zimbabwe Name and Contact of Representation of Organization:   Country Director: Regis Matimati: 0773038700;  regis@africaahead.com Date of Establishment: 1995; Registered as Trust in 2001 Date and Number of Registration as PVO: 19/2014 Address : 1 Thurso Avenue, Eastlea, Harare. Zimbabwe   Main Program areas : WASH Software (innovators of the Community…

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Africa AHEAD 20 years on

This past year has been a momentous year for our organisation as it celebrates 20 years since the very first Community Health Club was established in Makoni District in Zimbabwe. This was part of an early pilot project to determine whether our innovative CHC   approach would achieve holistic development and the empowerment of women. Over…

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Randomised Control Trial in Rwanda takes off

In 2010 the Community Based Environmental Health Promotion Programme (CBEHPP) was started by the Rwandan Ministry of Health Environmental Health Department which involved the scale up of Community Health Clubs (CHCs) throughout the country.  It was important for MoH to have accurate data to assess the impact of the CHC Model. Being the prime instigator…

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Apac Pilot Project of Community Health Clubs in Uganda
Apac Pilot Project of Community Health Clubs  in Uganda

December 2013 – April 2015 International Life Fund (ILF) wanted to expand the impact of Sanitation and Hygiene promotion within the communities  in Apac District where it has a Water Supply programme drilling boreholdes in 200 villages. ILF selected  the Community Health Club (CHC) methodology because of its success record in northern Uganda in the…

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Rwanda Head of Environmental Health interview on impact of CHCs

Interview with Dr. Joseph Katabarwa, Head of Environmental Health Desk Ministry of Health, RWANDA Interviewer: Lisa Nash, Executive Director, Blue Planet Network, www.blueplanetnetwork.org 6 May 2014 Lisa: How do you know Juliet and Anthony Waterkeyn of Africa AHEAD? Joseph: Anthony was the first person to work with us as a consultant when we were developing…

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