Title : LVCT Timisha Capacity Building Model in Kenya: The success story of B etter Poverty Eradication Organization Authors: Catherine theuri 1 , M. Ndungu 2 , J. Nganga 1 & P. Jeckonia 1 . LVCT 1, BPEO 2 2. Background information: :.
Project : Capacity building of local implementing partners
Target population: Local implementing Partners
Capacity Building organisation: LVCT, a Kenyan organization that has built the capacity of over 65 organizations in Kenya, Uganda and Botswana using this same model.
Model used: TIMISHA Model – focuses on the managerial, financial and technical capacity based on the six pillars of the WHO HSS.
Case Study: Better Poverty Eradication Organisation
Geographical coverage: Kiambu County, Kenya – A farming community.
HIV prevalence of 4.8%, with a large number of migrant workers engaging in concurrent sexual partnerships.
Key problem: Reduced productivity due to number of people infected and affected by HIV– OVCs, ill health raising the poverty rate in the area to 27.2%.
It employs an integrated approachbased on the 6 pillars of WHO Health System Strengthening.