Entries in cross-cutting (11)
This brief describes CRS' THRIVE early childhood development project in Kenya, Malawi and Tanzania. THRIVE is working to level the playing field for children affected by HIV through early childhood interventions. This three-year project provides 15,000 children under age 5 with a sustainable culture of care and support.
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CRS Southern Africa Guidelines for Gender-Responsive Programming: How to Address Gender-Based Violence and Integrate Gender Considerations Into Projects on Agriculture & Livelihoods and Health & HIV
Understanding and addressing gender is central to CRS' mission. By providing reference and background information on some of the best thinking related to integrating gender into programs, this publication offers an accessible starting point for program mangers and staff.
Saving and Internal Lending Communities: An Approach for Improving Life and Wellbeing of PLWHA and OVC
CRS/Rwanda has integrated SILC across programming in projects such as agriculture, health, nutrition and HIV & AIDS since 2005. Recently, 942 SILC groups saved a total of $128,473 and provided $34,463 in loans to help members meet household and productive needs.
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HIV programming inevitably works with vulnerable populations. It is crucial that operations research associated with that programming be conducted according to basic ethics standards. The document provides guidance for CRS staff on ethics requirements for all HIV-related operations research, as well as for health-related interventions outside of HIV.
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Applying a Girls' Lens to the Palette of Integrated Empowerment Interventions: A Compendium of Learning on Effective Programming to Empower Adolescent Girls
This document is intended to serve as a learning module for those who are either engaged in girls' programming or seeking to insert a "girls lens" into multisectoral programming. Through this publication, lessons learned are explored from interventions across diverse sectors of the Empowering Adolescent Girls project implemented through Catholic Relief Services/Ethiopia.