USAID/WEI/ BANTWANA: Better Outcomes for Children and Youth (2015-2020)

Temporary Consumption Support: Beneficiaries linked to social protection services 235%; Beneficiaries linked to OVC fund in VSLA+ groups 82%. Increased savings and credit opportunities: VSLA+ expansion: Layering of GBV prevention education on VSLA+ groups 173%, Linking groups to Formal Financial Institutions 26%, DREAMS girls trained on Financial Literacy 98%. Increased Opportunities for growing income and assets: Beneficiaries linked to private/ public sectors for income and asset growth opportunities. 152%. Increased group-based education & support programming: Model families involved in strengthen home based approaches to GBV/VAC, resource utilization 102%, Linkages and referrals of critical cases for access to services 15%, Men engaged in GBV advocacy 90%. Improved models for ECD for very young children and caregivers (0-5yrs): Enrolled HIV+ pregnant, lactating mothers and other caregivers for ECD sessions 62%. Integration Economic Strengthening into Parenting/ECD thru kitchen gardens, resource planning, financial literacy training: Validation of Education subsidy beneficiaries in DREAMS districts 100%, School attendance for OVC plus up beneficiaries 100%. GBV, VAC Integration: Integrated GBV outreach clinics 75%, Integrated and collaborative community Health services outreaches with stakeholders on HIV prevention, GBV & VAC 100%, PSWS Mentored to deliver minimum PSS package and Intensive Adherence Counselling for non VL suppressing CLHIV 100%, Support Viral Load Tracking and monitoring for all PLHIV/CLHIV 89%, Targeted linkage, referrals and tracking of SGBV victims to GBV/SGBV service providers along the cascade including sexually abused children in need of PEP services 26%. Innovative approaches and technologies for enhancing HIV and Violence Against Children (VAC) response: Integrated Closed Call User Groups (CUG) into the child help line and district action centres 100%, Functional District Action Centres to respond to VAC reports in 5 districts 100%.