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Organization Contact Information

Name: FAITH
Street 1: Dhobighat
Street 2:
City: Lalitpur
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Nepal
Phone: +977-1-5552585
Email: faithinitiative@gmail.com
Web Site: http://www.faith.org.np

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Miraz
Last Name: Thakuri
Title: Executive Director
Email: miraz@faith.org.np
Phone: +977-9849000930

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Reena
Last Name: Lama
Title: Program Manager
Email: reena@faith.org.np
Phone: +977-9841519414

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Other Non-Governmental Organization (NGO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
FAITH (Friends Affected and Infected Together in Hand) is a non-profit making national organization established in the year 2005, run by and for representing marginalized groups such as people living with and affected by HIV and TB, people who use drugs and sexual minorities.

FAITH is interested to work in TB sector as it is one of the leading public health program in Nepal with 45% of total population infected by TB and also TB is one of the major OI among people living with HIV.

FAITH has been working with National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP), Nepal Support Project’, GFATM National Strategy Application (NSA) as Sub-recipient since 15th November, 2010 and is one of the Grantee of TB REACH from 15th February 2013 to contribute in national TB control program.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $100,001-$500,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: Nepal
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:
FAITH has been working under National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP), Nepal Support Project’, GFATM National Strategy Application (NSA) as Sub-recipient since 15th November, 2010 to contribute in national TB control program.

From 15th February 2013, FAITH is working as one of the grantee of TB REACH/A Stop TB partnership for early and increase TB case detection among children (0-14) years.
 

Geographical Reach

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

Specializations

Advocacy
Delivery of health services and care
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Delivery of health services and care Nepal

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-HIV:
Through the NSA, TB-HIV co-infected clients, their family members, community members, religious leaders, mother and women’s groups, school and college students received training and orientation on TB-HIV. TB-HIV clients received vocational training. Support groups were established for monthly discussion about issues related with TB-HIV in the districts. Various district and community level advocacy and awareness program was also organized through reaching PLHIV organizations, service provider groups and media. TB-HIV clients received seed money for their sustainable income.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: November 1, 2011
Last updated: July 23, 2013