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  1. What are the interventions that are proving to be effective at grass-roots?

  2. Teaching “life-skills” in Libode, Transkei

  3. “Jesus Alive” Ministries’ Drills Hippo Water Roller

  4. Food and Medicinal Herb Gardens Clinics in Church Facilities

  5. Networking: NRASD meeting the Minister of Social Development

  6. Job-Creation: Farm-scale Ethanol Plants to Reduce Dependency On imported crude oil.

  7. SA Cares for Life, Pretoria

  8. The local church is the most suitable institution of society to… • effectively and efficiently • implement and monitor an integrated and comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy • IF it can be inspired to rise to the challenge!

  9. The local church is the most suitable institution of society to… • effectively and efficiently • implement and monitor an integrated and comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy • IF it can be inspired to rise to the challenge!

  10. At the end of our journey, there was…

  11. In Africa… The local church is everywhere…

  12. In Africa… In 1900: only 10 million Christians In 2000: 360 million Christians “The New Christendom” by Phillip Jenkins

  13. In Africa… (Blacks in South Africa) In 1911: 26% were Christians In 1990: 76% were Christians “The New Christendom” by Phillip Jenkins

  14. The local church is the most suitable institution of society to… • effectively and efficiently • implement and monitor an integrated and comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy • IF it can be inspired to rise to the challenge!

  15. The local church is the most suitable institution of society to… • effectively and efficiently • implement and monitor an integrated and comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy • IF it can be inspired to rise to the challenge!

  16. You cannot build a strategy on disjointed pieces of a puzzle… We need an integrated plan: initiated, owned and monitored by the local church

  17. Five Elements of a Comprehensive, Integrated HIV/AIDS Strategy

  18. 1. Primary Prevention Strategy Preaching Biblical morality & family values Teaching abstinence and faithfulness Job creation, water, food security Healthy youth and SS activities Primary Prevention Strategy

  19. 2. Outreach Strategy Monitoring: Food security, safety & community health Caring for the widows and elderly Home Visitation Outreach Strategy Primary Prevention Strategy

  20. 3. Targeted Interventions Delivery: Food security, community safety & health Targeted Interventions “Meals on Wheels” Outreach Strategy Government grants & pensions Primary Prevention Strategy

  21. 4. AIDS-Specific Interventions Home-based first-aid care Clinic visits, anti-retrovirals AIDS-Specific Interventions Targeted Interventions Funeral services Outreach Strategy Counselling on death & loss Primary Prevention Strategy

  22. 5. Orphan Strategy Institutional care as a last resort Primarily Home-based Orphan Strategy AIDS-Specific Interventions Targeted Interventions Secondarily Community-based Outreach Strategy Primary Prevention Strategy

  23. Only the local church can implement such a comprehensive & integrated community-based strategy

  24. The local church is the most suitable institution of society to… • effectively and efficiently • implement and monitor an integrated and comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy • IF it can be inspired to rise to the challenge!

  25. The local church is the most suitable institution of society to… • effectively and efficiently • implement and monitor an integrated and comprehensive HIV/AIDS strategy • IF it can be inspired to rise to the challenge!

  26. Research* on 525 Evangelical leaders in South Africa… General knowledge on HIV/AIDS was very poor: Only a quarter (28%) got more than 70% of the “AIDS Knowledge” questions correct * September 2002

  27. Research* on 525 Evangelical leaders in South Africa… Only 20.8% had devoted a church service to HIV/AIDS in the previous two months * September 2002

  28. Research* on 525 Evangelical leaders in South Africa… Only 36.1% had any training in AIDS, and most of these were black pastors * September 2002

  29. Research* on 525 Evangelical leaders in South Africa… Only 30.9% had visitation teams to the homes of PWA’s, and most of these were black churches * September 2002

  30. Research* on 525 Evangelical leaders in South Africa… • The Evangelical Church • is generally unprepared • has inadequate knowledge • needs a spiritual awakening * September 2002

  31. What are the things that will work in Africa? Integrated Strategy Local Church-based Inspired and equipped Committed Partners