Integrated Community Based Initiatives (ICOBI)

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ICOBI’s Accomplishments & Awards

  • 1995-2001:  Participated in the Sexually Transmitted Infections Project. ICOBI carried out IEC activities mainly targeting youth and women. ICOBI visited over 50 post primary secondary schools with STI film shows and formed anti STI clubs in those schools.
  • 1998-1999:  Received support from The Brush Foundation to implement a Family Health Project. Conducted sensitization/health education seminars on Adolescent health, MCH/Family Planning, STD/HIV/AIDS, malaria and nutrition.
  • 1999-2001: Lead Agency for the Nutrition and Early Childhood Development Project (NECDP): ICOBI was contracted by the Ministry of Health to be the Implementing Lead Agency for the World Bank funded Nutrition and Early Childhood Development Project (NECDP). ICOBI worked in close financial and operational partnership with the District Local Government, the National Technical Assistance (NTA) and the Project Co-ordination office. ICOBI built nutritional resource centres that are currently operational, trained and equipped sub-county facilitators’ village child care workers (CCW).
  • 2004-2005:  Worked as a Lead CSO to supervise the implementation of World Bank funded Community Led HIV/AIDS Initiatives (CHAI) sub-projects on behalf of the Uganda HIV/AIDS Control Project (UACP). Mobilized over 80 CBO’s and other community groups to access funds for supporting HIV/AIDS affected and afflicted OVCs.