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Welcome To HOCIC

Our mission is to build the capacity of communities and HOCIC members for sustainable, effective and efficient development programs

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HOCIC envisions a well-developed community with improved livelihoods through sustainable initiatives.

Vision

HOCIC envisions a well-developed community with improved livelihoods through sustainable initiatives.

Mission

To build the capacity of communities and HOCIC members for sustainable, effective and efficient development programs

strategies

Advocacy, Child Protection and Psycho Social Support, Women Economic Empowerment;

HIV and AIDS Mitigation, Prevention, Care and support; Food Security and WASH

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Values

Accountability, Participation, Non Discrimination Empowerment Best interests of the child

Programs

Access to Sanitary Wear for 1000 Girls in Matobo

Due to exorbitant prices for sanitary wear most rural girls and young women resort to using materials like leaves which exposes them to vaginal infections. Some girls even miss school for 5 days a month during their monthly period. The proposed project will provide a dignity pack to the girls which will contain 12 months’ supply of sanitary pads, soap, a towel and at least 5 panties for at least 1000 poor adolescent girls….

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WOMEN ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

The Self Help Group Approach is a program funded by KinderNotHilfe (KNH). It is specifically targeting underprivileged women in the society. These women have formed homogenous groups from the same socio economic groups. These are groups of 15 to 20 women. They meet weekly and save from as little as $0.50 per member..

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FOOD SECURITY AND LIVELIHOODS

HOCIC has been implementing the Food Assistance for Asset program (FFA) in Umguza and Matobo Districts since 2012. The objective of the program is to rehabilitate, create and establish assets that will assist in achieving food security in drought prone areas. In 2012, 6 dams, 2 dip tanks and one nutrition garden were established in Umguza…

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ADOLESCENT LIFESKILLS

The English Access Micro Scholarship Program is funded by the US Embassy and has been implemented in Bulawayo since 2012. It is a program that provides a foundation of English language skills to 13 to 18 year old students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds through after school and intensive programming. Students form high density suburbs schools take part in face to face classes, leadership(music, dance, puppetry and poetry), career guidance, exchange trips, essay

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