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Organization Contact Information

Name: BRETHREN CARE AND COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT FOUNDATION (BCEEF)
Street 1: Bombo Road
Street 2:
City: Kampala
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Uganda
Phone: +256788509993
Email: brethrencare@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Kyazze
Last Name: Paul
Title: Programme's co-odinator
Email: paul2kyazze@gmail.com
Phone: +256702749365

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Kasoma
Last Name: Joseph
Title: Monitoring and Evaluation officer
Email: j2kasoma@gmail.com
Phone: +256783209483

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:
Brethren Care and Community Empowerment Foundation (BCCEF) was formed in 2009 but it fully registered with the ministry of internal affairs in 2011 with registration number S.5914/9409. Aware of the many unemployment problems among the youth, poverty, destitute needy and orphaned children in the country brought about by the HIV/AIDS and civil strife in the country and aware of that there are efforts through government and non-government organizations to ensure a bright and stable future for the new generation, mindful of the freedom to associate granted by the Uganda constitutional and our inspiration for social and community based development, justice, peace, and national prosperity.
BCCEF is interested in TB because;
Due to the fact that TB in most cases is as a result of HIV/AIDS and we are dealing directly with HIV/AIDS victims, therefore BCCEF would like to improve on the awareness, treatment and care for TB patients in order to give them hope of life after acquiring the disease

BCCEf is doing / planning to do the following for TB control
-BCCEF is carrying out community mobilization about the effects of HIV/AIDs .
- BCCEF carrys out referral of HIV/AIDs and TB patients for treatment to the nearest Health centers.
- Empowerment of HIV/AIDs and TB victims.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
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? $5,001-$10,000
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: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
BCCEF is currently carrying out sensitization about TB and HIV/AIDS among the community members with in its areas of operation
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Uganda
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)
Uganda

Specializations

Advocacy

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Uganda

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:
- Sensitization about HIV/AIDS and TB
- Referral to the nearest Health Centers
- Provide psycho-social support through counselling

Research:
BCCEF has the capability to conduct both qualitative, quantitative research, publicize the findings accompanied with recommendations that are important in the reduction of the prevalence rate of TB in Uganda.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: September 24, 2012
Last updated: April 19, 2013