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Organization Contact Information

Name: Shine Africa Foundation (SAF-TESO)
Street 1: PO BOX 684 SOROTI, PLOT 99 CAMPSWAHILI MOROTO RD
Street 2:
City: SOROTI-UGANDA
Province: EASTERN UGANDA
Post Code: +256
Country: Uganda
Phone: +256-701-929754/+256-772
Email: shineafricaministries@gmail.com
Web Site: http://shineafricafoundation.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Michael
Last Name: Anguria
Title: Executive Director
Email: info@shineafricafoundation.org
Phone: +256-701-929754/+256-772-854991

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Paul
Last Name: Okwalinga
Title: President of the Organisation
Email: safteso@gmail.com
Phone: +256-701-844459

General Information

Board Constituency: Developing Country NGO
Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Faith-based organization (FBO)
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: National
Organization Description:
VISION
A society in which the local population is empowered to equality of access to the whole spectrum of quality social services.
MISSION
To work in a holistic manner towards improving quality of life of vulnerable and marginalised individuals in the Teso sub-region, by empowerment through interventions that increase access to education, health care and sustainable living through income generating projects.

AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
? To increase access to education, healthcare and sustainable living through income generating projects
? To promote health education on Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and HIV Prevention (SRHR/HIV) among young people in both schools and rural communities.
? To promote integrated systems for alternative use of energy sources in institutions and communities in the pilot districts of Serere, Soroti and Ngora
? To empower house-holds and communities to improve issues on domestic violence and inequalities in Soroti, Serere and Ngora districts
Our Christian faith plays an important part in our work. We believe our strength in God helps us in implementing our key programs with our limited financial resources.


OVERVIEW OF PROGAMS
SAF-Teso’s activities are in five main areas:
• Public Health
• Education
• Livelihoods & Income Generating Activities
• Environmental Management
• Human Rights and Social Justice
Other support core activities
• Evangelism & Inter-Church Consensus.
• Monitoring & Evaluation, Advocacy, Research and Information
• International volunteer exchange and Cooperation

We are interested in partnership with you because we want to increase access to TB treatment ,Health care and Referrals for patients.Through our Public Health programs we will be able to consolidate our TB programs and currently we community peer educators trained to help in our Public Health Programs.We also need more information, funding and exchange visits abroad about TB workshops in the International countries.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 51 - 99
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $10,001-$25,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: World TB Day
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: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
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:
We participate in TB Control through peer education in schools, TB Prevention, and Management, we do referrals and linkage to treatment, palliative care services, and also capacity building of community groups.

However, we require more information and funds for this program.
 

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
Technical Assistance

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 Care Delivery:
We do comunity advocacy,trainings and peer education in schools and communties

TB-HIV:
1.1 HIV/AIDS Community Based Care Project
SAF-Teso’s community based activities:
• HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention – sensitization through peer educators and social mobilisation.
• Home visits to people living with HIV/AIDS (PHAs) and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) to provide counselling, nursing care, ART referral and promotion of hygiene and sanitation.
• We have formed and supported over 20 groups, mainly made up of those living positively with HIV/Aids.
Links have been made to our Livelihoods and Income Generating Activities Program to provide support for OVC and PHA’s well-being and finances.
• Peer education through music, dance and drama (MDD) groups to decrease stigma and enhance HIV awareness, empathy and unity within small communities.
• Reduce spread of HIV/AIDS through sensitization in order to change lifestyle and behaviour choices.
• Condom distribution by peer educators
Partnership Activities:
We link our services with organizations including AIC, TASO, Uganda Cares, Health Need Uganda (Soroti branch) and Soroti Regional Referral Hospital for:
• services of Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT),
• anti-retroviral therapy (ART) referrals,
• treatment and continuum of care Prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV/AIDS (PMTCT)
• Human and financial resource mobilization
• Legal and human rights advocacy for vulnerable HIV groups
• Condom supply


Fundamental Research:
Collecting data about HIV/AIDS/TB prevention

Research:
Collecting data about HIV/AIDS/TB prevention

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
We have the potential and ability to work with communities and partners in the stop TB Campaings, however, SAF-Teso is marred by financial constraints, so we need funding for TB/HIV Prevention programs.

Application date: October 12, 2013
Last updated: November 13, 2013