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Organization Contact Information

Name: Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Burundi
Street 1: Avenue des Travailleurs No. 24, BP6529
Street 2: Rohero 1
City: Bujumbura
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Burundi
Phone: +257 22 21 21 46
Email: aahwan@adraburundi.org
Web Site: http://www.adraburundi.org

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mrs
First Name: Elizabeth
Last Name: de Santa Cruz
Title: Country Director
Email: esantacruz@adraburundi.org
Phone: +257 77083119

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Audrey
Last Name: Ahwan
Title: Programmes Director
Email: aahwan@adraburundi.org
Phone: +257 79409935

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:
ADRA Burundi has been operating in Burundi since 1988, working with people in poverty and distress to create just and positive change through empowering partnerships and responsible action. ADRA Burundi’s strategic vision is to empower marginalized people who are dynamic and productive civil society actors achieving their self-articulated developmental goals. We work with community health workers to identify threats to community health. Since TB has been identified as a key government health priority, ADRA will build the capacity of community health workers to reduce the risk of TB in vulnerable communities and zones by increasing community awareness of and access to health services that specialize in TB testing and care.

 
Total number of staff in your organization: 26 - 50
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 0
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $25,000-$100,000
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Stop TB communications
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: Information on developments within the TB world
 
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 are using radio to raise awareness in the communities of Cibitoke Province of health issues and training community health workers in mobilising community action.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: United States of America
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)
Burundi

Specializations

Advocacy
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Specializations in Countries

Advocacy Burundi

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:
Community awareness-raising and sensitization.
Training for community health workers in early detection.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: October 28, 2013
Last updated: November 13, 2013