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In 2002, the Human Science Research Concil was commisioned by the WK Kellog Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable chidren (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organisations, the project currently focuses on how children, families in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole.

This report forms part of a series that examines the work undertaken as part of the Kellog OVC Intervention Project from 2002 - 2005

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 44
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2143-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2143-7
Publish Year : 2006
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Executive Summary

Acronyms and abbreviations

CHAPTER 1: Introduction

CHAPTER 2: Methodology

CHAPTER 3: Results

CHAPTER 4: Discussion

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix C


Sean Jooste is a senior researcher in the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme. He holds a Masters degree in Research Psychology from the University of the Western Cape (UWC). Before joing the HSRC, Sean worked at the Institute for Child and Family Developement at UWC, where he was a research assistant.

Azwifaneli Managa is a Junior Researcher in the Social Aspect of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme.

Professor Leickness Simbayi is the acting executive director and the deputy executive director of the Social Aspects of HIV/AIDS and Health research programme. Prof Simbayi holds a doctorate in Experimental Psychology from the University of Sussex in England, United Kingdom.

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