Orphan Vulnerable Children and Youth Programme OVCY

The OVCY programme address drivers of HIV Holistic Community-Based Care.

Objectives of the programme

OVCY programme that address drivers of HIV Holistic community-based care and support services that aimed at mitigating the impact of HIV, AIDS and violence on children

Socio-economic and health promotion 

Access to interventions that reduce vulnerability, that contribute to the prevention and support access to and retention in treatment. In ensuring that the above priorities are achieved the Ekupholeni multi-professional team case managed psychosocial interventions by ensuring that all children and adolescents that are living with HIV and AIDS have access to the following services:

Health- Interventions are tailored to ensure that children and adolescent stay HIV free, Safety- interventions that are promote and safeguard the welfare of children e.g. child protection, services School- Interventions that promotes the children cognitive development by attending school and promote sense of community within the school environment and Stability- interventions that reduce economic vulnerability of children and adolescents e.g. commercial sex .