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Shaloom Care House (SCH)

Shaloom Care House (SCH)

MWANZA, Tanzania

Shaloom Care House was established in 1992 under the Archdiocese’s HIV program following the 1987 declaration of the Tanzania Bishops Conference (TEC) to combat HIV/AIDS. The main service area is Mwanza City specifically Ilemela and Nyamagana districts.

The organization has been providing Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT) services, Home Based Care (HBC), Antiretral viral therapy (ART) and support to people living with HIV/AIDS (PLHA) and orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) and their families.

There is provision of services for all, regardless of creed, nationality, tribe or colour. The communities are reached through linkages with government leaders at all levels and collaboration with various NGOs, government groups, volunteer groups and donors both within and outside the country.