OVC Programme

The Witkoppen Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) Programme provides services to OVCs who are identified by our field workers in our target communities (Diepsloot extension 12/13, Thabo Mbeki and Msawawa) and their caregivers who are affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. In this programme, OVCs are supported through “kids groups”, skills development and empowerment of their caregivers. Providing economic, psychosocial and other support and poverty alleviation measures strengthens the capacity of parents and caregivers to care for OVCs, protecting these children against negative outcomes, such as the loss of their education, morbidity, and malnutrition.