Tumikia Mtoto Project
St John’s Community Centre (SJCC) was sub-awarded by USAID and through World Vision Kenya to implement 5 years USAID Tumikia Mtoto Project targeting 27,527 Orphans and Vulnerable children and 6,103 AGYW to be reached with a defined package of services in Nairobi City and Kiambu Counties. In Nairobi, the Project targets 20,527 OVC and their households and 3,926 AGYW. The sub-counties covered by Nairobi City County are Kamukunji, Starehe, Makadara, Embakasi Central, and Embakasi West. In Kiambu, the Project targets 6,773 OVC and their households and 2,177 AGYW. The sub-counties covered by Kiambu are Kabete, Kiambaa, Kiambu, and Kikuyu The project supports healthy, Safe, Stable, and schooled domains.
These will be achieved through:
- Increased access to targeted HIV prevention services among AGYW and male sex partners; Increased targeted services for HIV exposed infected and affected OVC; Increased economic stability of households to care for and protect OVC, and Strengthened the capacity of community systems and structures to support OVC services.
- SJCC Tumikia Mtoto will use a case management approach to inform on service provision. SJCC is working with a team of staff members and community cadres (Case Workers, Community Mentor Mothers, Community Based Trainers, and Girls Mentors. They are very instrumental in the successful implementation of the project.
- SJCC is also working in collaboration with like-minded partners and stakeholders. SJCC Tumikia Mtoto Project takes a holistic, child-focused, family-centered, and community-based approach that ensures the child’s well-being within the household’s well-being.