capacity building

Hout Thoeung, a 22 year old girl, was affected with polio when she was six months old causing both her legs to become paralyzed. She faced limitations in moving around, performing normal daily living activities, and she also faced discrimination from other children in the village.

Hoeun Chan, 27 years old, was a fourth year student of a university in Phnom Penh before he was accidently hit by a bullet in his back bone during a garment factory worker protest which turned violent on November 12, 2013.

Ros Sokhom is a 34 year old female who lives with her husband and a son in Prek Pra commune, MeanChey district, Phnom Penh city. One day in June 2011, Sokhom fell down from the top stair of her house from a height of about 4 meters, which caused her a spinal cord injury.


Created under the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for Aids Relief (PEPFAR), the New Partners Initiative (NPI) is an archive of tools and resources that can be adapted to help non-governmental organizations (NGOs) develop their capacity to fight HIV at the local level. Over its five-year span NPI supported 29 grantees and 219 implementing partners across 14 countries with technical assistance and capacity building activities.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), CCIH develops materials that contribute to the faith community’s body of evidence about universal access to family planning and provides technical support and capacity building regarding community-based family planning to faith groups in Uganda. The organization facilitates dialogue about family planning messaging, resources, and programming through interdenominational working groups and technical consultations, both in the United States and internationally.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Foundation for the NIH supports a population level behavior change (PLBC) research program. This research program intends to provide the scientific evidence base needed to strengthen the development and implementation of programs and policies that will promote behavioral changes leading to a reduction in child mortality.

The National Institutes of Health, an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, operates as a biomedical research facility. The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) raises funds and creates public-private partnerships to support the advancement of scientific research to improve health globally. The Foundation for the NIH unites experts and resources around common biomedical research goals to improve health domestically and abroad.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Linden Care Foundation provides care and support and prevention services for men who have sex with men (MSM), commercial sex workers, miners, loggers, and Amerindians. These services include adherence counseling, vocational and entrepreneurial skills training, capacity building and life skills, nutritional education, and psychosocial support. The program will also include reproductive health education and PMTCT Plus sessions for key populations.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), Lifeline Counseling mitigates the impact of HIV on individuals and families through social, psychosocial, physical, and spiritual services. The program offers parenting training, counseling, prevention sessions, education and social integration sessions, life skills development, educational session, and child care assessment and supervision.

Through a grant awarded under Advancing Partners & Communities (APC), the Hope Foundation provides health care and HIV support services for key populations in Region 7 of Guyana, creating an avenue for sustainable essential services supporting clients in the continuum of care and preventing new infections.