Spotlight Project (UNICEF)

Help & Shelter, with support from the Spotlight Initiative, through UNICEF begun the implementation of a project in January 2021, within the communities of Grove/Diamond and Mon Repos, Good Hope, Lusignan. The project title: Support, public education and referral for survivors/victims of GBV/DV and Child Abuse during the Covid-19 Pandemic through strategic community-based action.

The project funding provided was 1.4 million (GY)

Specific Objectives:

  • Enhanced response to the needs of individuals affected by GBV/DV and Child Abuse, and other cross-cutting social issues.

  • Development and printing of IEC materials for dissemination within the community at Health centres, shops, Faith-based Organisations, institutions, youth/ community groups and other focal points in the community.

  • Increased knowledge and awareness of helping agencies/institutions and focal point within the project catchment area.

  • Remote training and awareness forums for community leaders and stakeholders of the Grove / Diamond and Mon repos, Good Hope and Lusignan catchment communities.

The first phase of the project action was completed in April 2021 and proposed second Phase was proposed for extended community-based action and interventions.