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USAID/Burundi seeking Applications for “WIYIZIRE - Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Health program in Burundi

Ana Isabel Paraguay
Posted August 22, 2019 from Brazil
Expired on September 9, 2019
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USAID/Burundi seeks applications to implement WIYIZIRE (Come here, we will support you), an Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Health program in Burundi.

1. has the primary goal of reducing and mitigating orphans’ and vulnerable children’s (OVC) human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) risk, supporting case-finding of HIV-positive OVC, and strengthening linkages with clinical HIV services, with a focus on prevention of sexual violence and new HIV infections
2. will work in 7 provinces with the highest HIV prevalence: Bujumbura Marie, Bujumbura Rural, Gitega, Kayanza, Kirundo, Makamba, and Rumonge.

The activity goal requires a multipronged approach to increase access to and use of HIV and health services, increase access to HIV and violence prevention interventions, and improve school progression and economic stability for vulnerable children and their households.

Eligibility: restricted to local legally registered entities.

Award Ceiling: US$3,000,000.

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Focus on reducing and mitigating OVC HIV risk, support case finding of HIV-positive OVC, and strengthen linkages with clinical HIV services, towards prevention of sexual violence and new HIV infections.

Deadline: Sep 10, 2019 at 16:00 Burundi Local Time.


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Ana Isabel Paraguay
Aug 22, 2019
Aug 22, 2019

Friendly reminders:
1. Study similar calls (open and closed ones) that interest you to discover what they have in common and how you can think ahead/plan to apply = increase your chances of success!
2. Prepare/update paperwork (certificates and atests usually required from an organization like yours);
3. Write (baby steps...!) and discuss a project draft - to validate the priorities within your group and to train your grant writing skills;
4. Do not wait to find a call and then start writing your oroposal/project. Start now!!!
5. Visit the World Pulse website >>> My Pulse >>> Resources and then use its filters (right upper corner) to find what may really suit you;
6; Share the opportunities that may not apply to you but can interest others;
7. Spread the word about your failures and achievements in grant requests; yes, tell these storiies too... - they will enlighten and inspire your network.

Jill Langhus
Aug 23, 2019
Aug 23, 2019

Thanks, Ana.