Organisations

Basic Support for Institutionalizing Child Support (BASICS)

Senegal

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VDN X Route du font de Tene
PO Box 3746
Dakar

Key goals for BASIC II are to achieve increased use of effective, improved and sustainable child health interventions and improving infant and child health and nutrition and reducing infant and child mortality. The resource centre is open to the public. The BASICS II website provides on-line access to electronic documents produced by BASICS and its partners

Institute of Research and Behavioural Studies (IRESCO)

Cameroon

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BP 13888
Yaounde

IRESCO contributes to the identification of the needs of African populations and finds appropriate solutions to their problems. It encourages the emergence of interdisciplinary collaboration among researchers, and promotes the consideration of behavioural research as an indispensible factor of socio-economic development. Resource centre open to the public

Enterpriseworks Worldwide

USA

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1828 L Street NW
Suite 1000
Washington DC 20036

Enterprise Works Worldwide generates economic growth and fights poverty in Afirca, Asia and Latin America through market-based development programmes that promote profitablity, environmentally sustainable microenterprises. By systematically improving production, processing and marketing, EnterpriseWorks helps small-scale farmers and manufacturers increase productivity, expand operations, form new regional and international business links, and ultimately capture more of the value of their products EnterpriseWorks focuses on five progrsmme areas: Coffee and tree crops, Energy, Farming & Food Processing, Livestock, and Natural Products

Medical Missionaries of Mary

Ireland

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Communications Department
Rosemount Terrace
Booterstown
County Dublin

The Medical Missionaries of Mary organisation was established in 1937 and currently works in 12 countries in Africa and South America. The organisation is composed of 400 women of different nationalities, who live in small multicultural religious communities. The organisation places great emphasis on community based healthcare, but also establishes hospitals and health centres. Safe motherhood and care of young infants is of a primary concern. The organisation is also involved in mental health, control of leprosy and HIV & AIDS. HIV & AIDS programmes involve counselling, testing, peer-to-peer education, advocacy, orphan support and guardian programmes.

Terre Des Hommes Switzerland

Switzerland

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Terre des hommes
Avenue de Montchoisi 15
CH-1006 Lausanne
Postfach
4018 Basel

Created in 1960's, the mission of Terre de hommes has been to come to the aid of children in need.  The mission aims to defend the rights of children, in times of war and natural disasters or distress.  Terre de hommes has developed in two core areas: healthcare and child protection.

GTZ Regional AIDS Programme for Africa (GTZ - RAPA)

Ghana

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PO Box 9698 KIA
North Labone, Accra

Aims & Objectives: To promote the integration of HIV/AIDS activities in GTZ projects in Africa To contribute to the international partnership against AIDS in Africa (c/o UNAIDS) To share information and documentation with partners