The Potter's Heart Child Foundation.

Adolescence contributes new vulnerabilities to human rights abuses, particularly in the arenas of sexuality, marriage and childbearing. PHCF provides support to girls coerced into unwanted sex, unsafe abortions, and sexually transmitted infections. PHCF works with its patterns to advocate for efficient delivery of holistic youth health care package of services including universal access to accurate sexual and reproductive health information, counseling prevention and management of STI. PHCF has a strong referral system from communities to facilities and between facilities, and through the establishment of outreach services

 

PHCF Conducts field outreaches for information sharing on HIV/AIDS and other risky sexual behaviors such as safe unsafe sexual practices and Condom use education. PHCF also conducts referrals and follow-ups for HIV/AIDs and other harm reduction services for children and young people Sexual reproductive health and HIV&AIDS services.

 

 

PHCF works in collaboration with humanitarian organizations and other stakeholders to support the scale up of comprehensive evidence based HIV prevention and SRH through community engagement. This project focuses on the Most at Risk youth with an aim to contribute to the reduction in new HIV infections among disadvantaged women and most at risk youth – out of – school. Majority of Youth people are at risk for unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) including HIV. We do comprehensive sexuality education and create awareness on access to contraception by most at risk youth

The Potter's Heart Child Foundation.

PHCF conducts advocacy across communities to improve practice and inform policy. PHCF also provides direct services to both children and families in need of protection.

Under our parenting skills approach, PHCF uses an approach “parenting for responsibility” the approach engages both male and female parents in parenting skills to address domestic quarrels and violence against children and also improve on spousal relationships.

 

 

PHCF implements school based interventions by providing school basic materials to support OVC education. PHCF in collaboration with community structures including police, family and child protection unit reach out in communities to rescue abused and neglected children and promote child rights talk in schools.

The Potter's Heart Child Foundation.

 

PHCF livelihood program aims to develop life skills of families of OVCs and empower them in overcoming social, economic and environmental challenges. Our interventions have been designed to improve efficiency in production systems, lower input costs, increase per capita output and improve food and nutritional security at household level. Our cross cutting areas of intervention are;

 

  • Skills development including soap and shampoo making, cakes and bread making, school chalk, candle and paper beads making, charcoal briquettes and computer training, and small enterprises where many young women and youth have started on small business and improve on their households income.
  • Urban farming for food and nutritional security among the OVC households; this includes training families on major categories of food and balanced diet. Vegetable demonstration gardens are established and adopt growing vegetables which have improved on their health status and income from the surplus.
  • Community mobilization and empowerment; including capacity building through training of peer to peer educators, strengthening referral pathways, social capital network and resource mobilization