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Donate for the women of MAFOBA in Burundi


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Description of the program:

Installation of a center for the recovery and orientation of street women and girls, among which

  • widows,
  • orphans,
  • survivors of sexual violence,
  • female ex-combatants
  • and / or their sex worker dependents

all of them which were victims of abuse and sexual assault, of physical, material and financial violence to which they are daily victims. The part of their partners/men.

Mafoba NGO is a place of transit to guide them in specialized structures for effective management (psychological, medical, legal and economic…)

Objectives of the program

Re-socialize the many street women and girls and sex workers who are victims of the physical, sexual, psychological and financial violence of the city of Bujumbura through listening and orientation in the specialized structures of the city. the care.

Specific objectives:
  1. Set up a recovery and orientation center with a capacity of 30 per month,
  2. Raise awareness, mobilize and raise awareness of the mass of people against abuse of women, working girls
  3. Report to the relevant authorities abuses and violations against street girls, sex workers and identify potential perpetrators
Key results and activities of the program:
  • 8 MAFOBA facilitators are trained for the needs of center operations and support for victims
  • Equipment for the center performing (bed, mattress, television …) installed and operational
  • Attendance, denunciations of cases and orientation, having a large audience, and services that correspond to the real needs of the victims.
  • Decrease in cases of abuse, aggression and violence against street women and girls and sex workers.
Priority areas:
  • Fight against GBV (gender-based violence), denunciation and advocacy, empowerment of women and girls on various themes of specific rights relating to women’s rights and peace
National Partner:
  • Ministry of Gender,
  • Solidarity and Human Rights,
  • Ministry of Youth,
  • Sports and Culture
Duration of the program: 12 months

Scheduled start date: 4/03/2019

Area of program coverage: Bujumbura-town hall

Total cost of the program:

13,000 Euros