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Extreme poverty and immense inequality characterize the beneficiary population here and high rates of HIV and AIDS and a lack of access to basic health care and education perpetuate cycles of underdevelopment. Youth and women disproportionately share the burden of disease, and lack food, education and economic opportunity.

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Change for Children has worked in many of Africa’s culturally diverse nations over the past 40 years. Today, our work continues in South Africa, where we have been working supporting community based health care since 2009.

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Maternal and Child Health

Since 2008, project partner, Edzimkulu, has been providing home based access to care for children under 5 focusing on breastfeeding, malnutrition prevention, immunization coverage and prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV. In the current phase of the project mothers will be provided with...

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