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Health > Foster Care Programme (Orphan and Vulnerable Children): Inch

A social Protection Program implemented by BCT in partnership with Deshpande Foundation for people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their families in HUBLI-DHARWAD district of North Karnataka. The project aims to protect and support the HIV (infected & affected people) and further linking them with the Government schemes through creating awareness at district & taluka level, benefiting the target groups through federations of PLHIV. This year, 500+ PLHIV & Families were benefited through awareness camps and INR 20, 00, 000 leveraged from the Government schemes. An application for 216 children lodged under OVC (orphan and vulnerable children) Scheme and INR 17, 92,800 leveraged for the year. Through an advocacy program recruited successfully a PLHIV as Aaya at Anganwadi centre and this helped her in generating INR 36,000 per year.