G-261

Men Up Front

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Project Description

Region: Africa

Country: South Africa

Location: Westville

Total Budget: $900,000

Areas of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment, Basic education and literacy, Economic and community development



A totally new approach to population issues so crucial to the male dominated society in which we live.The project is a mentorship porogramme where shoolboys and unemployed men are assisted.The project is to be run by Zoe Life over a two year period and will make significant changes in HIV rates among women, pregnancy rates,gender violence and intimate partner abuse and condom use among men.

The programme will include a one year after school communication and mentorship programme with a group of grade 11 boys,a 3 month communication and skills development programme with 4 groups of unemployed men per year, linking to potential employment structures. Using stories and lessons learned generated through these groups, the creation of media and resources for future use and community impact will be gained.

Primary Host Partner

District: 9370

Rotary Club of: Westville

Primary Contact: Alan Isdale

Email: akisdale@mweb.co.za

Primary International Partner

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Project Status

Need $600,000
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Project listed for the 2014-15 Rotary Year.

Proposed Financing

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Remaining Amount to Raise

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$600,000

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$600,000

Amount Requested from The Rotary Foundation

$300,000

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$300,000

Total

$900,000

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History Log Entries

22-Mar-12

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