CORRIDORS OF HOPE (COH) III is a five-year HIV/AIDS prevention project running from 1st October 2009 to 30th September 2014.
COH III is funded by USAID/PEPFAR and implemented by Roads, (a project undertaking HIV/AIDS activities in Southern and Central Africa), Family Health International (FHI360) and a consortium of three Zambian Non-Governmental organizations.
FHI360 contracted three Zambian organisations to implement the activities.
Goals of the project:
ZHECT is the overall manager of all ten sites that are found in Livingstone, Kazungula, Solwezi, Kapiri Mposhi, Chipata, Chirundu, Nakonde, Chililabombwe, Sesheke and Katete.
ZHECT in addition to managing all sites is responsible for providing HIV counselling & testing (CT/VCT) as well as diagnosis and treatment of sexually transmitted infections (STI’s). In addition, Family Planning, Malaria and Tuberculosis (TB) screening services are also offered. Clients who test HIV positive are referred for continuum of care and linked to other services in all the sites.
Afya Mzuri is primarily responsible for implementing all aspects of Behaviour Change Communications.
ZINGO (Zambia Interfaith Networking Group on HIV/AIDS) provides services through networking with Faith-based and Community based organizations at each project site in reaching out to in and out of school youth, adults and families in churches, mosques and schools. ZINGO will also deals with advocacy and economic empowerment aspects of the project.
COH Services Provided: