Defending Dignity. Fighting Poverty.

CURRENT PROJECTS

Masungukate Home-based Early Childhood Development

THEME: Early Childhood Care & Development 
DONOR: Flatley Foundation through CARE USA 
DESCRIPTION: Project goal: Children under the age of 5 in Mozambique develop their full potential without suffering developmental delays due to malnutrition. Beneficiaries: The project will focus on the most food and nutrition insecure households with children under age 5, and with special attention to the first 1,000 days of life, the most critical period in a young child’s life. We will work directly with caretakers of children under 5, carefully selected through the participatory ranking process described above. The project will also reach adolescent girls through mass sensitization campaigns on MIYCN that will also include information on prevention of early marriages and early unwanted pregnancies.
DURATION: 1st August 2018 – 30th Jun 2021
PARTNERS: Participating schools, District, MMAS, MINED, Wona Sanana 
 

COVida - Service Delivery and Support for Orphans and Vulnerable Children

THEME: Multi-thematic
DONOR: USAID/PEPFAR
DESCRIPTION: A five year program targeting over fifty priority districts in Mozambique with interventions to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and reach the the most affected populations with support services, targeting in particular orphans and vulnerable children including adolescents. The program works with CBOs in each district to provide these services, enabling access to health services, encouraging adherence to ARVs, and providing home-visiting support. Access to economic empowerment through Savings Groups is also a key project component alongside early child development interventions for children under five.
DURATION: 1 Jul 2016 – 30 Jun 2021
PARTNERS: Rede Pastoral de Inharrime, Tsinela, Mahlahle, Liwoningo, Associação de Iniciativas Para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade, Associação Kulani Kuati Vanana
 
 TO TOP
 

Southern Africa Nutrition Initiative (SANI)

THEME: Food Nutrition Security
DONOR: Global Affairs Canada
DESCRIPTION: A four year multi-country program (including Zambia and Malawi) targeting two districts of Inhambane with nutrition-specific interventions related to mother, young child and infant nutrition as well as nutrition-sensitive agriculture, water, sanitation and hygiene work. Using the dedicated volunteers recruited for Early Child Development work (known locally as the Masungukathes), the project will continue providing home visits as well as now also doing cooking demonstrations, food production initiatives, supporting district level nutrition councils and encouraging adoption of good nutrition practices.
DURATION: 1 Mar 2016 – 31 Mar 2020
PARTNERS: Rede Pastoral de Inharrime, Tsinela, Mahlahle, Liwoningo, Associação de Iniciativas Para o Desenvolvimento da Comunidade, Associação Kulani Kuati Vanana.
Resources: Baseline Report
 
 TO TOP
 

PRIMEIRAS & SEGUNDAS NEW MODELS FOR COASTAL CONSERVATION & DEVELOPMENT

THEME: Multi-thematic

DONOR: no donor funding at present

DESCRIPTION: After eight years of advocacy the Mozambican government declared the Primeiras e Segundas Environmental Protection Area on Nov. 6, 2012 . The designation of an officially protected area ensures that a more robust protection strategy for the area’s vital natural resources can be developed, while enabling local populations to extend and improve their management of the resources on which they depend.

PARTNERS: World Wide Fund for Nature
Resources: Baseline Report
 TO TOP
 

STRENGTHENING OF DRR SYSTEMS AND AWARENESS TO REACH MOST VULNERABLE POPULATION GROUPS

THEME: Emergency Preparedness
DONOR: ECHO

DESCRIPTION: The project aims to further strengthen DRR systems of national institutions by continuing its strong cooperation with WFP in three areas:

a) Development of electronic maps of target communities to determine high risk areas and safe evacuation routes and shelters

b) Establishment of a proper emergency stock management for the National Institute for Disaster Management (INGC) to increase effectiveness and efficiency to manage, maintain and distribute NFI

c) Continue advocacy on cash- cash-based transfer programming with government institutions, establish appropriate procedures and train stakeholders

DURATION: 1 July 2018 – 31 December 2019
PARTNERS: Save the Children
 
 TO TOP
 

COSACA EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS & RESPONSE

THEME: Disaster Risk Reduction, Emergency Response and Climate Change
DONOR: ECHO and Flanders Government
DESCRIPTION: COSACA’s long-term vision is that by 2030 a) communities are more resilient and less vulnerable to, and better prepared for, natural disasters and b) local and national authorities are prepared for, and responding to, emergencies when required
DURATION: Ongoing
PARTNERS: Oxfam, Save the Children, INGC
 
 TO TOP
 

PARCO (Civil Society Partnership and Alliance for Community Resilience)

THEME: Strengthening of Local Civil Society
DONOR: DANIDA
DESCRIPTION: Continued support civil society platforms and partner organizations in Nampula and Maputo, on advocacy for resilient livelihoods for small-scale farmers, especially women, through protection of land rights and promotion of relevant government services.
DURATION: January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2021

PARTNERS:

Maputo: ASCUT - Alliance on Land Right and NCSPCC – National Civil Society Platform of Climate Change

Nampula: ORAM, AKILIZETHO and UPC (Farmer Provincial Union)

 
 TO TOP
 

 

QUICK NAVIGATION

Use the list to quickly view a project. Click on an item below.

COUNTRY OVERVIEW

Mozambique has enjoyed more than 20 years of strong overall economic growth since the end of its civil war, averaging over 7% per year. [MORE]

BACKGROUND CARE BACKGROUND CARE

CARE Mozambique is a leading international humanitarian and development organization dedicated to defending dignity and eradicating poverty [MORE]

PERSONAL MESSAGE

Welcome to the new website of CARE International in Mozambique! This website provides you with an overview of CARE’s 30-year [MORE]

CARE CAREERS

Why work at CARE?A career at CARE Mozambique is truly one-of-a-kind experience. It's more than working for a national and global leader; it's an opportunity to be a part of something that can help bring about lasting change in the world. We're looking for experienced professionals who not only align with our values, but also want to make a difference, develop and inspire others, drive innovative ideas and deliver results. [MORE]


© Copyright, CARE International in Mozambique 2020 - All rights reserved | Designed, developed & maintained by COMMS 101