Day: April 28, 2021

Improving welfare outcomes among youth through psychosocial support.

By Sarah Nassolo Social Worker ROM’s psychosocial interventions are geared towards achieving positive change in the lives of the youth within the three core areas of; skills and knowledge, emotional and social wellbeing.  Under skills and knowledge, we focus on supporting them acquire new skills in communication, hands on skills like crafts making and life …

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Linking VSLA groups to other services through Village Agents

On 17th to 18th of March 2021, Reach Out Mbuya (ROM) held the Village Saving and Loans Association (VSLA) field agents training. The trainees were equipped with entrepreneur skills, HIV and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) prevention knowledge to help them support cases of GBV within the VSLAs.    Application of the Village Agents model will increase …

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Integration of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) with HIV Management

As HIV continues to be a global health priority NCDs are also a growing source of morbidity and mortality in low-income countries. In the years to come, NCDs prevalence is expected to increase therefore integrating NCDs with HIV management is vital to improve the quality and efficiency of care and treatment to ROM clients.  As …

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Applying a survivor centered approach in fighting Gender Based Violence

By Venus Okello – Front Desk Assistant In a bid to ensure that survivors of Gender Based Violence (GBV) receive quality services ROM in March 2021 held a Case Conference between different child protection actors. The purpose was to share information concerning GBV issues children face within a given community. The team consisting of ROM …

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Meeting the housing and care needs for the elderly

By Ibrahim Kibalama. Community Supervisor Grandmothers are known for making lasting impact in their communities. Many have taken on the responsibility of taking care of their grandchildren even with in the critical conditions they live in. Critically vulnerable grannies need continuous support towards their health, social and economic wellbeing. On Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 Reach Out Mbuya Community Health …

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