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The OVC Program

The Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Program

The fund supports an Orphans and Vulnerable Children Program so that orphans can remain in their homes and communities with their siblings in a supportive, caring environment.

The OVC Program recruits, trains and employs care workers, supervised by project officers.

Services Provided To Orphans’ Families

  • A monthly food hamper and promoting food gardens
  • School uniforms and stationery
  • Clothing and blankets
  • Care workers visit orphan’ homes, provide home-based care and assist sick patients and guardians
  • Day-care programs for preschool children
  • After-care program where children can learn and play and their progress assessed
  • Care workers make sure that all the children of school-going age attend school
  • Guardians attend a weekly support group
  • Access to water by supply tank