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Organization Contact Information

Name: WOTE YOUTH DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS
Street 1: WOTE-KATHONZWENI RD
Street 2: HOSPITAL ROAD
City: MAKUENI
Province: EASTERN
Post Code: 9300
Country: Kenya
Phone: 0728300521
Email: woteyouth@yahoo.com
Web Site: http://www.woteyouth.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: PETER
Last Name: OWITI
Title: EXCECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Email: pngola@yahoo.com
Phone: +254728300521

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Lucy
Last Name: Muthiani
Title: PROGRAMME OFFICER
Email: lucymuthiani92@yahoo.com
Phone: +253739896692

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
Wote Youth Development Projects was established as an advocacy group for HIV/AIDS in 2002 using participatory interactive media mode.The youth use drama,skits, dance, role plays and football for ACSM.Most of the funding is generated from donors and some come from annual registrations and subscriptions from the members.The youth are also involved in income generating activities using a revolving fund used to give loans against savings.each member allocates 300hrs of work a year to do service to the community.Currently we are implementing a CFCS TB project with STOP TB Partnership as Ambassadors of Hope
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 100 +
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
Wote Youth Development Projects is a member of District Stake Holder forum that coordinates all health programmes in the district.We upholdsthe principle of 3 ones and that means all our reports are channeled to one coordinating body NTP. We are currently implementing the Global fund round 9 on TB as sub sub recipient.We also plan together for the countries strategic plan 2012-2015
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Kenya
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: African
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Kenya

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Kenya

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

TB Care Delivery:
We are on DOTS expansion under global fund round 9 where we trace patients who have not been able to collect their drugs,we trace those who are exposed as a result of being in contact with patients,community sensitization on the symptoms of TB and the need to seek medical help if the signs are indicating symptoms ,teaching community health workers to volunteer o sputum collection and delivery to the nearest diagnostic centers.Under KNCV/KANCO programme we are involved in advocacy and social mobilization using drama dance and songs to entertain and educate community.We have small and large group meetings where we pass key messages on child TB,support stakeholders forum which we are part of ,improve linkages,strengthen health system and coordinating environment.

TB-HIV:
We have integrated TB/HIV activities both at the facilities and in the field. At the facility the volunteer give health talks for both patients,do medical triaging for both and at the field combined tracing of those who have not collected drugs,joined social social mobilization and community outreaches and refferrals

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflict of interest

Application date: June 4, 2011
Last updated: May 15, 2015