Save the Child Initiative signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Chemonics International to implement the Strategic HI/AIDS response Program Task Order 1 (SHARP TO 1), Project in Illela LGA of Sokoto state. Under the project, the organization will be identifying cases of GBV/HIV/AIDS for referral to health and other social related services. During the quarter under review, the organization achieved the following.

  • 20 survivors (Women) counselled on how to build their resilience to overcome the trauma of their experience and also learn from each other through experience sharing.
  • 37 survivors’ knowledge strengthened on hygiene, dangers of self-medication and how to start a small scale business/trade.
  • Awareness raising and sensitization visit to key community stakeholders facilitated in the identification and reporting of cases to the organization.
  •  20 cases of GBV were identified consisting of 8 sexual violence and 12 physical / emotional violence that were referred to other service providers in Illela LGA.