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Entries in cross-cutting (11)

Friday
Sep272013

Ibyiringiro Project: Restoring Hope 2008–2013; A Case Study From Rwanda

Ibyiringiro Project: Restoring Hope 2008–2013   

CRS' Ibyiringiro project in Rwanda reached more than 12,000 beneficiaries through an integrated approach to HIV. This case study looks at the experiences of project participants during the life of the project (2008–2013).

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Wednesday
Apr032013

THRIVE: Improving Early Childhood Development for Children Affected by HIV

THRIVE: Improving Early Childhood Development for Children Affected by HIV   

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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Friday
Aug262011

Health and HIV Global Strategy

This document outlines CRS' global strategy to strengthen local health systems and better meet the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable people.

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Thursday
Jul282011

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.

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Friday
Jan212011

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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Tuesday
Jan182011

Ethics in HIV-Related Research within CRS

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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Thursday
Jan132011

Agriculture and Environment Interventions in Support of HIV and AIDS Programming

Practical ideas for integrating agriculture and environment programming with HIV/AIDS prevention and mitigation efforts.

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Wednesday
Sep012010

Caring for the caregivers: Understanding Rwandan OVC volunteers in a faith-based setting

This poster was presented at the 2010 International AIDS Conference.  

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Thursday
Feb252010

Food and Nutrition Security: Integral to CRS' Response to HIV

This fact sheet outlines food security responses integrated with HIV programs along with project examples.

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Thursday
Aug062009

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.

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Thursday
Sep142006

Nutrition and Food Security for People Living with HIV and AIDS

Applies the Integral Human Development (IHD) framework to nutrition and food security for people living with HIV and AIDS.

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