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Organization Contact Information

Name: Faith In Community Aiders
Street 1: 48 Lanark Road
Street 2: Avondale
City: Harare
Province:
Post Code:
Country: Zimbabwe
Phone: +263782267004
Organization Email: director@ficazim.org
Web Site: http://ficazim.org
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Thamsanqa
Last Name: Maphosa
Title: Executive Director
Email: director@ficazim.org
Phone: +263782267004

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Mr.
First Name: Marshall
Last Name: Mutandwa
Title: Finance Director
Email: finance@ficazim.org
Phone: +263773154152

General Information

Board Constituency: Communities
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Non-Governmental Organization
Organization Type - Secondary: Community-Based Organization (CBO)
Organization Description:
1. FICA Mission:
"To empower vulnerable children, youth and women in accessing relevant education, innovative healthcare and market-focused livelihood programmes through promotion of sustainable communities that participate in valuing, protecting and advancing the worth and rights of children, women and youth."

Main Focus of FICA Work:
Priority area 1: Access to health services
Priority area 2: Young people’s sexual and reproductive health rights
Priority area 3: Community capacity building on livelihoods and food security promotion
Priority area 4: Community led advocacy

2. Interest in Tuberculosis:
FICA continues to work with People Living with HIV/AIDS. Due to the possibility of TB/HIV Coinfection, FICA always encourages HIV positive beneficiaries to also go through TB tests in order to reduced TB related deaths.

3. TB Control
FICA is already working with local health centers in terms of provision of referral services, treatment and care. The organization continues to conduct awareness and capacity building initiatives, encouraging People Living with HIV/AIDS under ART to also test for TB. Treatment and Care activities are also made possible through FICA's network of community based caregivers who ensure that beneficiaries adhere to their treatment schedules.
 
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Advocacy
Civil Society and Community Engagement
Delivery of health services and care
Working on Community, Rights and Gender (CRG)
Working on Key Populations related to TB

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 11 - 25
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
 
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: Zimbabwe AIDS Network
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Technical assistance and advice
 
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:
Working with government health centers and participating in activities coordinated by the National AIDS Council as an example always aligns FICA's work to the national TB control plan. The organization does not conduct any TB related activities without working in collaboration with departments and institutions under the Ministry of Health and Child Care. As a result, the work that is done by FICA is always aligned to the national development agenda.
 

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Zimbabwe
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
Zimbabwe

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:
• FICA is already working with local health centers in terms of provision of referral services, treatment and care. The organization continues to conduct awareness and capacity building initiatives, encouraging People Living with HIV/AIDS under ART to also test for TB. Treatment and Care activities are also made possible through FICA's network of community based caregivers who ensure that beneficiaries adhere to their treatment schedules

TB-HIV:
FICA continues to work with People Living with HIV/AIDS. Due to the possibility of TB/HIV Coinfection, FICA always encourages HIV positive beneficiaries to also go through TB tests in order to reduced TB related deaths

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

Application date: June 30, 2017
Last updated: July 4, 2017