Health Programme projects implements its activities in the urban and peri-urban
settlements of Kisumu. This includes HIV/AIDS, Environmental Health and Sanitation, Child
counselling, nutrition, home based care, safe pair of hands, comprehensive care Centre and
- Psychosocial support services to children in and out of schools.
- Family therapy sessions to families of HIV infected and affected children.
- Capacity building to teachers and head teachers on psychosocial support(PSS) and
child safe safeguarding.
- Children support club meetings to HIV-infected children for positive living.
- Bereavement counselling services to children going through loss and grief of their
ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROJECT ACTIVITIES
- Mapped open defecation hotspots in Nyalenda A and B as well as Obunga settlement.
- GIS mapping for open defecation sites
- Continued follow up exercise for Urban led total sanitation in the three informal
- Support the development of Kisumu County Environmental Sanitation and
Hygiene(KESH)policy and bill
- 2DMM water scheme phase 1 and 2 in Dago completed and commissioned and 4 water
kiosks also constructed.
- Supported construction of 5.4km DMM pipeline extension (last line connection) in the three
- Conducted 19 sessions on hygiene and sanitation in schools.
- Trained 140 neighborhood planning Associations on leadership, lobbying, management and
- Trained Kisumu Informal Settlements Network(KISNET)members, a total of 20 members on
lobbying and advocacy.
- Trained 25 school patrons on hygiene and sanitation.
- Training of 140 sanitation champions on hygiene and sanitation.
- Partnership with county government and civil service organizations.
- 4,296 teenage mothers and young women trained on menstrual hygiene.
- 122 school’s health club members trained on personal hygiene.
- Distribution of handwashing vessels for hygiene promotion in schools benefiting 12,500
- 35 KUAP staff and board members trained on child right and safeguarding policies.
- 162 teenage mothers trained on production of reusable sanitary pads.
COMPREHENSIVE CARE CENTRE
- Care & treatment to all persons enrolled in the Comprehensive Care Centre who are HIV
- Defaulter tracing to clients who have defaulted.
- Home visits to clients with high viral loads and adherence support to clients.
- Formations and strengthening of clients’ support groups.
- Conducting care and treatment to clients.
- Conducting psychological support sessions to clients.
- Health educations in schools and community.
- Follow-up and rehabilitation of alcohol and drug users.
- Conducting Adults -Disease Approach to community.
- Conducting HIV-Testing services to community members.
- Conducting life skills and healthy choices, tracing sessions for adolescent, teenagers and
youth in and out of schools
HOME BASED CARE
- To conduct follow up
- Identify clients with opportunistic infection(OI) to be treated within the project.
- Carry out mobile clinic targeting bed-ridden clients in the community.
- Identify clients who are in need of nutritional support.
- Networking and collaboration with other organization who provide other services that HBC
does not provide.