ChildFund International

ChildFund International is a Christian organization that sponsors children in need largely through monthly donations from individual sponsors. These donations are used to support the transition from extreme poverty for these children and their communities. In addition to their sponsorship program, ChildFund receives grants and donations to provide trainings and capacity building activities, health and education programs, emergency relief, and food distribution.

Grants Received

GM-0031: Displaced Children and Orphans Fund Project

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    Award Period:
    July 01, 2014 to June 30, 2017

 Country: Uganda  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded by Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), ChildFund aims to reduce unnecessary separation of children from their families, and to place children outside of family care in nurturing families.

Keywords: Uganda, capacity building, child health, orphans and other vulnerable youth, vulnerable populations

GM-0038: Expanding Community-based Access to Injectable Contraception

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    Award Period:
    January 01, 2014 to September 30, 2016

 Country: Zambia  |  Associated APC Country Office: USA - Washington, DC

Community Health Matters Focus Area:

Through a grant awarded by Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), ChildFund plans to further develop Community-Based Access to Injectable Contraceptives (CBA2I) programming In Zambia. Through the establishment of an economical and sustainable learning site, ChildFund will gather Zambian community representatives, as well as members from other countries and NGOs, to observe best practices for operating CBA2I programs. The program will focus on scaling up the community health worker (CHW) administration of injectables throughout the country, working closely with government officials to ensure the sustainability of the community health systems model.

Keywords: Zambia, CBA2I, family planning, injectable contraceptives, training