Charity and Service to the Neighbour
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P.O. Box 1236, BUKOBA – Tz
(+255) 28 222 123 / (+255) 787 212 957
This activity aims at influencing behaviour change which is concerned with enabling attitude and practices that minimize peoples’ vulnerability to infection with HIV. The essential focal point of the activity is to raise the concern for the risk reduction.Read More
This activity enables some school going needy orphans in primary and secondary schools to obtain school necessities like school fees, uniforms, pens, pencils and exercise books. Most of these children are from single parents headed households especially headed by women, child etc.Read More
Strategies are directed towards mobilizing AIDS affected persons to respond and live “positively” with AIDS. The sick are treated with love and respect that they deserve. In this way, the sick accept their condition and continue to lead a relatively normal.Read More
Through this activity, a selected core group of about 40 primary school and secondary school students is trained, via workshops and seminars, about AIDS with the aim of preparing the group to teach its peers about the disease. The students organize debates, theater arts.Read More
Through this programme, KAKAU contributes to the fight against discrimination of people with albinism in our country through public sensitization. The same initiative is converted to children with special needs. The programme also provides essential material.Read More
The programme involves the provision of Dairy goats to some households. Beneficiaries are technically and financially assisted to run the project efficiently. The programme aims at helping these orphans to be self-reliant by engaging themselves in income generating activities.Read More
KAKAU is an acronym for “KANISA KATOLIKI DHIDI YA UKIMWI” It is an Aids Control Programme which was initiated by Msgr. David Kamugisha, the then Director of the Lay Apostolate Department – Bukoba Catholic Diocese, with permission from his Lordship Imeritus Bishop Nestor Timanywa of Bukoba Catholic Diocese. KAKAU aims at coordinating internal and external resources to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS and its effects in society.
The first cases of HIV/AIDS in Tanzania were found in Kagera region at Bukoba Regional Hospital in 1983. Since then Kagera has been on the head of the list of affected regions. The region was severely affected by HIV/AIDS since the outbreak of the sickness.Read more
The KAKAU conducts workshops, seminars and meetings which build capacity among Leaders and Trainers who eventually multiply this knowledge about HIV/AIDS to the entire community.
A special Cultural group (KAKAU Band) mobilizes the masses against AIDS and its effects, through songs, traditional dances, slogans, drama, AIDS related literature and posters. It mobilizes the communities and challenges them to critically review their life.
The objectives below seek to influence behaviour change in peoples’ life styles, a radical way by which we can keep ourselves secure from the AIDS scourge.