Africare’s Ibyiringiro Project employed an integrated approach to providing food security and nutrition services for people living with HIV & AIDS. In partnership with Catholic Relief Services, this project reached more than 1,900 households in total.
More than 7,200 beneficiaries received HIV prevention, care and support services; more than 4,350 orphans and vulnerable children received social support services, and approximately 32,000 community members participated in HIV & AIDS prevention and behaviour change interventions through community mobile cinema.
More than 2,560 beneficiaries received food and nutrition services. Sixty-nine co-operatives were formed and supported in starting income-generating activities, and more than 1,270 women are now involved in agricultural savings and loans schemes that have raised over $50,000 in local investment capital for microenterprise development.