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Organization Contact Information

Name: Caritas Dioces of Garissa
Street 1: Ngamia Road
Street 2: Kisumayu Street
City: Garissa
Province: North Eastern
Post Code: 70100
Country: Kenya
Phone: 0722690992
Email: anthonymutune@yahoo.com
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Anthony
Last Name: Mutune
Title: Director
Email: anthonymutune@yahoo.com
Phone: 0722690992

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr
First Name: Albert
Last Name: Aketch
Title: Program Officer
Email: owamukwambo@gmail.com
Phone: 0727694682

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:
Carry forth organization mission of serving of fellow humans in their pivotal needs spiritual and material.
To Assist in their realization of human development ans sustainability.
 
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
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? $100,001-$500,000
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: KICE
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Resource mobilization
 
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:
our focus in the current AIDS related program address, OVC (Orphans and Vulnerable Children)with TB being and opportunistic infection for people living with HIV-AIDS through drug adherence,referrals, defaulter tracing and counseling.
 

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
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Technical Assistance
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

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:
Caritas Diocese of Garissa is registered FBO in 1984. It uses the approach of Community units that promotes developments and sustainability of community units and systems which include Mobilization and sensitization.This has enabled community to contribute to long term of health and other interventions by caritas at community level.Caritas health intervention priority area revolves HIV /TB care and support targeting 809 Households and 3000 OVC in Tana River county for 7 years, with the following clear objective:
1. Delivering preventive health education at community level through community health workers
2. Increased uptake of health service through community health Assistants
3. HIV/TB stigma and discrimination reduction
4. supporting policy advocacy for PLWHAs
5. Achieving vision 2030 of getting to zero
6. HIV/TB defaulter tracing
7. Drug adherence
Caritas intends to implement TB project build capacity of 250 community health workers, and 20 community health assistants attached to community units in TB Prevention, care and support. The community units, Community Health workers and community health assistants are expected to develop a TB advocacy strategy that would facilitate scaling up of domestic resources for TB in Tana River.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
N/A

Application date: August 31, 2016
Last updated: September 29, 2016