Previous Health and Well-Being Projects

Previous Health Projects

HIV and AIDS Health Clubs

African Initiatives and the Community Aid and Small Enterprises Consultancy (CASEC) work with 14 secondary schools in Arusha (around 7,000 students per year) to develop Health Clubs. Peer educators from each club are trained and then share their learning with the rest of the school. The sessions provide a space to learn about issues surrounding HIV and AIDS in a safe setting, and the opportunity to develop other knowledge and skills. Students at Oloirien School, for example, have dug a vegetable garden which provides food for the whole school, including those students who could not afford lunch in the past. Read more

Accessing Health Rights in Ghana                                  

Between September 2011 and August 2015 we ran a project in partnership with The Community Self Reliance Centre (CRSC) in northern Ghana, which addressed the barriers to women registering for the government health insurance scheme and improved reproductive health knowledge among the most marginalised living in the deprived rural north. In addition, the project worked to improve women’s participation in decision-making, including reproductive health choices. Read more

There are cases of women delivering and losing their babies in villages due to a lack of proper information on reproductive health and this is a project which gives information on sexual reproductive health, family planning and Ante-natal and Post Natal care, which will go a long way to stopping mothers from losing their babies.” Becky Seidu- Women’s Rights Coordinator