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A Census of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Two South African Communities

A Census of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Two South African Communities

A Census of Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Two South African Communities

In 2002, the Human Science Research Concil was commisioned by the WK Kellog Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable chidren (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organisations, the project currently focuses on how children, families in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole. This report forms part of a series that examines the work undertaken as part of the Kellog OVC Intervention Project from 2002 - 2005

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  • Format: 210mm x 280mm
  • Pages: 44
  • ISBN 13: 978-07969-2143-7
  • Rights: World Rights

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In 2002, the Human Science Research Concil was commisioned by the WK Kellog Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable chidren (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organisations, the project currently focuses on how children, families in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole. This report forms part of a series that examines the work undertaken as part of the Kellog OVC Intervention Project from 2002 - 2005

List of figures

List of tables
Acknowledgements
Executive Summary
Acronyms and abbreviations

CHAPTER 1: Introduction
CHAPTER 2: Methodology
CHAPTER 3: Results
CHAPTER 4: Discussion

Appendix A
Appendix B
Appendix C
References

Sean Jooste is a senior researcher in the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme. He holds a Masters degree in Research Psychology from the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Before joing the HSRC, Sean worked at the Institute for Child and Family Developement at UWC, where he was a research assistant.

Azwifaneli Managa is a Junior Researcher in the Social Aspect of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme.

Professor Leickness Simbayi is the acting executive director and the deputy executive director of the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme. Prof Simbayi holds a doctorate in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex in England, United Kingdom.

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