Community-Based Psychosocial Intervention for HIV-Affected Children and their Caregivers: Evaluation of The Salvation Army

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Author(s): Nyangara F, Obiero W, Kalungwa Z, Thurman TR

Year: 2009


This report presents the post-test findings from an outcome evaluation of the Mama Mkubwa community-centered psychosocial support program implemented by the Salvation Army, Tanzania Command, that provides assistance to OVC and their families and communities. In addition, the paper discusses the programmatic implications of the findings for program implementers and policy-makers to help them make informed decisions on how to meet OVC needs and reduce their vulnerabilities.

Filed under: Orphans and Vulnerable Children , HIV/AIDS , Child Health