Orphans and Vulnerable Children Project (OVC)
Tesfa realizes that all over Ethiopia, particularly in the urban centers including its operation area ‘Kolfe’ the impact of HIV/AIDS pandemic is vast on orphans and vulnerable children. Cognizant of this fact, TSDA in partnership with CARE Ethiopia is implementing OVC care and support project called Positive change: communities, children, and care (pc:3) in Addis Ababa (kolfe keranio subcity) and Oromia region. TSDA in turn is implementing the PC3 project in partnership with ten tier III partners. The program strives to create more supportive environment for OVC through strengthened coordination, networking and Advocacy. Therefore, under Synchronized care and support for orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) developed by PC3 program and the community. TSDA works to strengthen community based response for care and support for OVC, care givers for PLWHA(Peoples living with HIV/AIDS), it provides food and nutrition, provision of health care, sanitation material, educational support, nutrition, (emotional) and psychosocial support, life skill trainings and livelihood support to their guardians.