Assistance for Supporting Children and Adolescents Affected by HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe

January 5, 2004

  1. On January 5 (Mon), the Government of Japan and the United Nations (UN) decided to extend assistance of a total of 1,030,000.00 US dollars through the Trust Fund for Human Security to the project "Promotion of HIV/AIDS Prevention, Care and Support for Children and Adolescents Affected by HIV/AIDS in Zimbabwe" to be implemented by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

  2. The purpose of this project is to promote HIV/AIDS prevention by implementing activities in nine districts of the Republic of Zimbabwe, including holding life skills camps for children and orphans affected by HIV/AIDS, providing support for the training of provincial trainers in those camps, conducting training courses in community based counseling, promoting sensitization of young people towards HIV/AIDS through workshops and promoting protection and development of children in early childhood through improving water and sanitation facilities.

  3. This project is expected to enhance the capacity of individuals in the communities of Zimbabwe for HIV/AIDS prevention.

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