1.USAID 4TheChild Project
The project falls Orphans, Vulnerable Children and Youth Program within CABDA. The project has evolved under various donors funded by USAID since 2007 to date, with the current donor being Moi University College of Health Sciences. Since 2007 to date the project has been able to support Children infected/affected with HIV/AIDS together with their families.
The project does this, through empowering local and County level OVC stakeholders to strengthen the form al and informal HIV and child protection systems, services and linkages between them, including cross sectoral service referrals and coordination to ensure quality service delivery for OVC through provision of comprehensive HTS that will help realize the unmet gaps of 95:95:95; USAID targets in identification, linkage & viral suppression. The activities being implemented in this project include-:
- Psychosocial support to children and their families
- Shelter and care for children and their families
- Health care for children and their families
- Child protection.
- Positive parenting
- Education and vocational training for children and youth
- Household economic strengthening children and their families.
- Food and nutrition for children and their families
2.ORPHAN AND VULNERABLE CHILDREN SLF PROJECT:
The project falls under Orphans, Vulnerable children and Youth Program within CABDA. The project focuses on most vulnerable children who infected and affected with HIV/Aids by economically empowering either their grandmothers, mothers or older siblings as caregivers. The caregivers are either supported with small loans to establish businesses, goat keeping, poultry keeping and farmin. The project also gives support of college fees, school fees, ECD fees and vocational skills to vulnerable children and youth. Since 2006 to date with continuous support from Stephen Lewis Foundation in Canada reaching over 4,000 children.
3.TENA WASH PROJECT:
Funded by SIMAVI as WASH revolving fund, this project is operated under WASH Programme department within the organization.
CABDA works with communities and partners to improve access to safe and clean water, Sanitation facilities and good hygiene. Provision of water is done through institutional, village and household connections where services are brought closer to people.
This project is currently being implemented in Busia county this is done through various technology which include drilling boreholes and piping systems, Gender Sensitive and flush latrines and economic empowerment to water user groups through small loans, children hygiene training in schools (CHAST)and Sanitation Marketing training /CLTS to CHVs.
The main objective of this project is to reduce incidences of diarrheal diseases and use time and resources previously lost due to preventable diseases in creating jobs and sustainable wealth. We seek to provide the communities that we work in with clean and safe water while ensuring sustainability of the facilities through established structures and systems, that includes committees, Community health workers among others
4.Water Governance Support Programme. (WGSP II )
The programme is funded by SIDA through KEWASNET, 3 year programme 2019-2022. Which is implemented in Busia and Kakamega counties .
The Water Governance Support Programme II aims to promote sustainable management of water resources and improved WASH services in Kenya. The challenges that water governance programme aims to addresss include-:
- Low Financing and Investment in the water and sanitation sector
- Weak governance and management of WSPs
- Weak coordination in the sector including linkages with relevant sector agancies in WASH and WRM
- Low capacity of water resources user associations (WRUAS) and community Forestry Associations (CFAs) to evecute their mandate
- Weak or lack of policy Legislation at the National and county level
The programme will specifically contribute to -:
- Improved management of water Resources, and water and sanitation management services provision
- Improved coordination of sector interventions
- Improved transparency, integrity, accountability and sector decision making
- Strong and active institutions that effectively respond to the SDG ambition
The project falls under Community and Family Healthcare Program within CABDA. Community Asset Building and Development Action (CABDA) received Global Fund funds through Amref Health Africa in Kenya and is implementing tuberculosis project in Kakamega County. These initiatives are aimed at reducing the burden of lung disease and render Kakamega county free of Tuberculosis and Leprosy while contributing to the national goal of fighting this disease The organization is reaching out to people with TB at household level through using trained 320 CHVs under community health strategy. CABDA is also working closely with other stakeholders such as the government key line ministries and partners to lobby, advocate and build capacity of other Civil Society Organizations in Kakamega County. This has led to CSOs opening up and diversifying their different ways in fundraising through proposal writing, strengthening of various existing systems within their organizations to ensure that they manage resources and realize available resources and opportunities within their organizations and communities. Many income-generating activities have been initiated by different organizations to ensure they begin the journey to self-reliance
CSOs and champions on TB, HIV and Malaria have also been equipped with technical knowledge to ensure they take part and understand the budgeting cycle and all processes involved.
Since 2016 to date, through these interventions approximately 4,300 households of people with TB have been contact dressed and 600 TB interrupters returned to treatment by Community Health Volunteers.
As CABDA implements this project, its objectives are-:
- Sustain the gains in the context of a newly devolved health system
- Intensify efforts to find ‘missing” cases of TB
- Reduce transmission of TB
- Prevent active disease and morbidity of TB
- Enhance the quality of care for chronic lung diseases