church leagues/organs, pastors and the Bishop who worked on the syllabus for each organ in preparation for mainstreaming.

Church leagues/organs, pastors and the Bishop who worked on the syllabus for each organ in preparation for mainstreaming

Photo church workers workshop

3-14-February-2014, Program:
HIV and AIDS 
Report by Simayedwa B. Moyo 

Purpose: Capacity enhancement of the church leaders in preparation for mainstreaming HIV and AIDS, TB, Gender and Development Principles.

The mentorship and Technical support exercise was conducted at three levels. The participants were drawn from ELCSA-ED head office, Circuit leaders (Deans), Pastors, 2 Church Schools, Principals and organ/ league leaders. The Total of people attended was 42. The activity was a success because the mentorship objectives were met. Some highlights of the achievements are listed below:

  • The Diocese had an experience of a baseline survey in the work place and organs. They also received a baseline feedback report.
  • They amended\ developed the HIV and AIDS policies and strategies plan to include TB, gender and Development.
  • They developed their first draft of the syllabus or organ/leagues and appointed an implementation committee.