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Community-Based Violence Prevention & Response

NACOSA are looking for implementing partners working with Orphans and Vulnerable Children and Youth (OVCY) and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) survivors, or both, for the Community-based Violence Prevention and Linkages to Response in South Africa programme in KwaZulu Natal – eThekwini District and the Western Cape – Mitchell’s Plain and Khayelitsha. The programme is funded by USAID and PEPFAR.

Successful implementing partners will be required to ensure bi-directional linking of OVCY and GBV service provision in the selected geographic area. The project aims to address the spectrum of violence against children and adolescent youth & young women using an evidence-based, ecological approach to provide interventions at the individual, family and community level. Programme activities include:

  1. Assessment of high-risk families for violence and vulnerability.
  2. Prevention of violence focusing on changing harmful socio-cultural attitudes, beliefs and inequalities through range of evidence-based programmes.
  3. Response to violence to enable survivors to access comprehensive post-violence care and support.
  4. Community systems will be strengthened to prevent and respond to violence.

To apply, organisations must register on the NACOSA network and submit a completed application form by email to Cezzanne Hoffmann by 17h00 on Friday 15 February 2019 for eThekwini and Mitchell’s Plain and 17h00 on Friday 22 February 2019 for Khayelitsha.

All the relevant information is provided in the terms of reference below.


KwaZulu-Natal – eThekwini:

Western Cape – Mitchell’s Plain:

Western Cape – Khayelitsha:

Questions about this call can be directed to Cezzanne Hoffmann – Project Manager, or 021 552 0804.