Care International Burundi

PROGRAMS: YOUTH EMPOWERMENT

OVERVIEW

CARE International in Burundi aims to improve Sexual and Reproductive Health for adolescents and the youth and reinforce economic empowerment and gender equality. In 2016, 450 peer educators from VSLA groups (Village Savings and Loans Associations) and youth centers increased their knowledge, attitudes and skills related to Sexual and Reproductive health for adolescents and youth.

Listed below are some of our individual youth programs. Click on the arrow to expand or contract content.

JOINT PROGRAM FOR COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY EDUCATION
  • In consortium between CARE, Cordaid, Rutgers and UNFPA
  • Executed ovar all the national territory, CARE will be working in 8 provinces.
  • Target: 1,1 million teenagers and young people aged between 10 - 24 years old
  • Goal: Empowerment and Sexual and Reproductive Health for adolescents and young people
  • Donor: Netherlands Embassy
  • Budget for CARE: EUR 7,459,811
  • Period: 2015 - 2020

 

INTORE II - WISE & COURAGEOUS YOUTH
  • Target: 2,120 orphans and vulnerable children
  • Goals: Capacity building in life skills and promotion of community and national protection system
  • Reduction of children separation cases from their families
  • Capactiy building of civic and community structures
  • Increase of efforts related to advocacy for children's rights
  • Donor: Porkar Foundation
  • Budget: EUR 135,000
  • Period: 2016 - 2019

 




Programs

Women & Youth

CARE Burundi has two long term programs for Women’s (WEP) and Youth (YEP) empowerment. Both programs have a similar impact goal, the realization of fundamental rights for their impact groups, focussing on the rights to education, health, economic activity, security and participation in decision

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Our Activities

About our work

CARE Burundi is appreciated for its neutrality, its commitment to its principles and its partnership approach, and is recognized as one of a few international NGOs systematically addressing the deep-rooted societal and cultural issues behind the violation of the rights of vulnerable women in Burundi.

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Country Stats

Burundi by Numbers

Want to know more about the statistics of Burundi? Here you can find all the information you want to know about the country, its people and the many differnt population groups by region,etc.

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Our Focus

Key Focus Areas

CARE Burundi’s strategic plan for 2016-2020 includes six strategic directions, five of which are programmatic and relate closely to the program elements and one of which is organizational, focussing on the consolidation of the partnership’s capacities, collaboration, learning culture, systems and procedures.

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