USAID Launches New Activity to Support Children Orphaned or Made Vulnerable to HIV in Lagos

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                 July 6, 2021    For Immediate Release                                                                      PR-0**/2021 Lagos – On July 6, 2021, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Deputy Office Director for HIV/AIDS and Tuberculosis Helina Meri joined Lagos State First Lady Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu at the launch of a new activity designed to protect children and their households […]

ARFH-ICHSSA 2 Children’s Day Celebration

Epic photos of our Children’s Day celebration today with the theme: “Investing in our future means investing in our children”. We created awareness on ending Gender-Based Violence against children through a road walk from Agege LGA to Pen Cinema. Also, winners of our inter-Local Government Area essay competition received their awards at an event held […]

ARFH-LOPIN Region 1 Project conducts 3 days step down training for CBOs

ARFH-LOPIN Region 1 conducts 3 days step down training on OVC Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting of project performance (MER), system monitoring (SIMS 4.0) and service provision  for Akwa-Ibom State officers and partner CBOs for utmost compliance with global standards. Part of the objectives of the training is to improve the capacity of CBO staffs on […]

ARFH-LOPIN 1 Distributes HES Business Start-Up Items to 1,092 Enrolled Caregivers in Lagos, Rivers and Akwa-Ibom States

ARFH-LOPIN 1 DISTRIBUTES HES BUSINESS START-UP ITEMS TO 1,092 ENROLLED CAREGIVERS IN LAGOS, RIVERS AND AKWA-IBOM STATES As part of the process to strengthen enrolled vulnerable households and improve economic capacity of OVC caregivers, 1,092 caregivers in Lagos, Rivers and Akwa-Ibom states received business start-up materials and equipment as part of the Household Economic Strengthening […]

LOPIN Region 1 Project – Strengthening the Economic Resilience of Most Vulnerable Households through Integrated Implementation of Conditional Cash Transfer

ARFH is currently implementing the USAID supported Local Partners for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Nigeria Project in Region One (ARFH-LOPIN 1 Project) across three States (Akwa-Ibom, Lagos and Rivers) in 17 Local Government Areas (LGAs). The project goal is to mitigate the impact of HIV/AIDS on children and their families through a multi-sectoral and […]

VIDEO DOCUMENTARY: ‘Scaling up Gender-Sensitive HIV/AIDS Interventions for Vulnerable Children in Nigeria’

‘Scaling Up Gender-Sensitive HIV/AIDS Interventions for Vulnerable Children in Nigeria’ is a documentary highlighting the successes of the Child Protection Committees and the School and Block Granting Schemes of the ARFH/Global Fund Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) project in influencing and mobilizing care and support for OVC infected and affected by HIV. The documentary explores […]

15,554 Orphans & Vulnerable Children (OVC) Provided With Comprehensive Support

ARFH has provided 15,554 Orphans and vulnerable children with education, health, nutritional and Psychosocial support across 12 States in Nigeria through The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GFATM) Round 9 Phase II HIV/AIDS Grant to Nigeria.  This was disclosed during the handing over of the OVCs to State Ministry of Women Affairs […]

The Impact Of HIV And AIDS On Children In Nigeria

Human Immuno-deficiency Virus/ Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) is reversing many of the hard-won development gains in many sub – Saharan countries including Nigeria and leaving populations more vulnerable to poverty, malnutrition, ill health, and mortality, especially infant mortality. The adverse effects of the AIDS epidemic are felt most severely in some of the world’s […]