302 . Projects: Joyful Hearts Organisation


Malindza HIV/TB Project from 2013 – June 2015:

This project was implemented in Malindza and surrounding area using the funds from PEPFAR/USAID through CANGO/PACT Swaziland; the project was to provide HIV Testing and counseling, TB screening, Treatment, adherence, Care and support services, linkages in the communities through outreach team to the facility. The project has contributed in making Malindza Refugee Clinic an ART initiation center, improved adherence to treatment amongst People Living with HIV, and created demand for testing as well as increased access to treatment through community outreaches.  

Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision (VMMC) Demand Creation and Recruitment from 2015 – To date:

This project is implemented using the funds from PEPFAR/USAID through CHAPS Swaziland; VMMC is used as entry point to prevent HIV in the community. This project is implemented in the four Regions of the country targeting the youth and adolescent in Schools and out of school in communities.  

Strengthening Local Capacity to deliver Sustainable Quality and Assured Universal Coverage of Clinical VIH/TB Services in Lubombo region from 2016 – 2018:

JHO is implementing this project in Lubombo Region using funds from CDC through URC Swaziland. In this project, JHO conducts HIV testing and counseling, linkages and referral to the facilities, defaulters tracing, community ART, Psychological Support, GBV screening and TB services in communities and schools.

Malaria Elimination in Southern Africa” Project from March 2017 – 2018:

The project is funded by Global Fund through SADC Elimination Initiative E8/ADPP Mozambique. The Project is for malaria diagnosis, treatment, and surveillance for mobile population and underserved populations in Swaziland.  

Faith Community Innitiation(FCI)” Project from March 2020:

This project was implemented in the Lubombo Region using funds from PEPFAR/USAID through URC Swaziland; The Faith Based Community Initiative (FCI) helps to promote and increase utilization of HIV testing services among males, through self-testing in local churches and surrounding communities; and educate faith leaders, traditional leaders, other community leaders, parents and the community within the churches and their catchment population about gender and sexual violence under the Central Zone.