FACT staff sharing the FACT toll-free helpline survivors can use to get help. Educated, empowered, and confident women play a crucial role in the development of society. However, their potential is limited largely by oppression and Gender-based Violence (GBV). In Zimbabwe 1 in 3 women aged 15-49 years have experienced physical violence whilst 1 in […]

190 Adolescent Girls and Young Women graduate in trade skills training.

Nokuthula Nyamhanza, a DREAMS SMART Girls participant from Chipinge receiving her certificate in Cosmetology from FACT Zimbabwe DREAMS SMART Girls Chief of Party, Bertha Mukome.                                                                                                              Chipinge district has for years been on record for having high cases of child marriages with poverty and some cultural practices being mentioned as part of the key drivers, […]

FACT participates in the 7th REPSSI Psycho-social Support Forum.

FACT Zimbabwe participated in the 7th edition of the REPSSI Psycho-social Support Forum which took place in Johannesburg South Africa. During the forum, FACT shared the ” Factors contributing to poor health seeking behavior by youth 18-24 years. The platform facilitated the sharing of the various strategies being used by FACT Zimbabwe to close the gap between […]

FACT assumes National Database Administrative role.

FACT Zimbabwe Executive Director Mrs Gertrude Shumba (centre) receiving the handover plaque from Data. FI/ Palladium OVC Project Coordinator. FACT Zimbabwe assumed the administrative role of the Orphans and Vulnerable Children Management Information Systems (OVC-MIS) from Data. FI as part of the localisation drive by the United States Agency for International Development at an event […]

Vernacular Job aids making a difference in the social service workforce.

FACT Zimbabwe has been implementing the HIV-sensitive case management system adopted by the government of Zimbabwe’s national case management system to fulfil NAP for OVC 3 under SPACE for OVC. The project is implemented in 9 districts of Manicaland and Masvingo provinces in Zimbabwe in Zimbabwe. Case management is a system of operation that thrives […]

Children with Disabilities receive Assistive Devices

A collaborative effort between Family AIDS Caring Trust Zimbabwe and its partners under the SPACE for OVC program has led to comprehensive assessments of children with disabilities in Manicaland and Masvingo provinces and subsequent provision of assistive devices. This groundbreaking initiative seeks to include and empower children with disabilities by equipping them with the tools […]

DREAMS SMART program facilitating sustainable market linkages for Adolescent Girls and Young Women

FACT is implementing the PEPFAR/USAID-funded DREAMS SMART Girls program, an HIV prevention project targeting Adolescent Girls and Young Women (AGYW) from 10 -24 years old. Under the DREAMS SMART girls program FACT in partnership with Bantwana Zimbabwe is offering comprehensive economic strengthening interventions through the Siyakha model to AGYW with economic vulnerabilities and at risk […]

OVC, Adolescents and Pediatrics Leadership and Coordination TWG Meeting and Look & Learn Visit

  With support from PEPFAR/USAID, FACT Zimbabwe is implementing Sustaining Prevention, increasing Access to Care and Empowerment for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (SPACE for OVC) to help communities and local institutions provide a comprehensive set of services to improve the health, schooling, safety and stability of HIV-affected and infected children as well as other vulnerable […]

USAID supported SPACE for OVC Program training on climate resilience and adaptation.

David Bonnardeaux Pact, Director of Environment sharing the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment findings Through the FACT Zimbabwe led Sustaining Prevention and increasing Access to Care and Empowerment for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zimbabwe (SPACE for OVC) Program with technical support from Pact conducted a two-day training of trainer’s workshop in Harare which drew the participation of […]